People Of The ‘Golden’ Book

Centuries before the Karen people of Burma first heard the gospel, their poetry taught of one creator God who mankind had sinned against by eating forbidden fruit.Their poets also foretold the coming of a white man who would visit with a holy golden book that contained the truth about life. Today many Karen profess to be Christians, despite awful persecution. In this extract from his book on the Karen, Benedict Rogers tells their amazing journey to faith.

The history of the Karen people,has been interwoven with the Gospel for centuries – even before the first missionaries reached the area. Although the majority...

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