Si Jo

(Korean Signs of the Times, 1908– , published monthly by Korean Publishing House in Seoul, Korea). A periodical begun in 1908. At that time it was called Three Angels’ Messages. Quite early in the publishing work it was decided to print this eight-page missionary journal. By 1983 it had increased to 44 pages, and 122,600 copies are printed monthly for believers in Korea and 16,000 for Korean-speaking believers living in the United States. Publication was suspended during the Japanese occupation, but began again soon after independence. Si Jo is one of the oldest continuously published magazines in Korea, in both the religious and secular fields. It has contributed much to Koreans in various areas of modern Korean history. The magazine also spreads the Christian ideals, promotes health ...

From the Seventh-day Adventist Encyclopedia. Published with permission from the Review and Herald Publishing Association.