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Title: Bible Society Work in Myanmar
Description/subject: "Though Myanmar is predominantly a Buddhist country and there also resurgence of Biddhism there is a growing demand of ther scriptures not only by the church members but also by the people from other religions especially for the Myanmar (Burmese) Bible. In 2002 at the special request 5000 New Testaments with special cover were printed locally for the for the religious leaders of the other faith. In the past it was not easy for BSM to print Bible or New Testament in one language within a year. However, with the concerted efforts made by the respective translation committees, BSM translation staff and translation consultants, there is a remarkable progress. Now, at least four new language scriptures would be ready for printing yearly. In addition to printing of new language scripture there is also an urgent need for reprinting of Bibles which are out of stock for some years for the church members as well as for the out reach programs. To meet the urgent need of the scripture, we have worked the production plan for 2004 and 2005....."
Language: English
Date of entry/update: 21 December 2010

Title: Christians Concerned for Burma
Description/subject: Useful site with reports on IDPs, narcotics, human rights, relief missions etc. Good links page. Prayer days for Burma
Language: English
Source/publisher: Christians Concerned for Burma
Format/size: html (only configured for Internet Explorer - the drop-down menus don't work with Netscape)
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003

Individual Documents

Title: David gegen Goliath: Christen in Myanmar
Date of publication: 26 February 2007
Description/subject: Interview mit dem Präsidenten des Kachin Theological College (KTC).Im Gespräch mit Livenet berichtete er von seiner Schule in der Stadt Myitkyina, der grössten theologischen Ausbildungsstätte im Norden des Landes, die den Bachelor of Theology und den Master of Divinity verleiht und in den letzten 15 Jahren ein starkes Wachstum erlebt hat. „Seit dem Zusammenbruch des Sozialismus wollen viele Absolventen von Colleges und Sekundarschulen das KTC besuchen.“ Zahlreiche Kurse werden englisch unterrichtet; im abgeschotteten Land sehen Eltern hier offensichtlich ein Sprungbrett für die Laufbahn ihrer Sprösslinge; Verfolgung von Christen, Kachin Interview with the president of the baptist Kachin Theological College; Christian students; Persecution of Christians
Language: German, Deutsch
Source/publisher: Livenet
Format/size: Html (64k)
Date of entry/update: 18 August 2007

Title: The Church of the Province of Myanmar
Date of entry/update: 03 June 2003