Features
Associated Press

Houses of God

Houses of God

Issue: "The ABCs of C Street," Aug. 29, 2009

Judson Church in Myanmar's capital, Yangon (or Rangoon) is a Baptist church named after Adoniram Judson, a 19th-century American missionary who translated the Bible into Burmese and compiled the first Burmese-English dictionary. Thanks to his work, Myanmar has one of the largest Baptist populations in the world, but this church, located on the University of Yangon campus, has suffered neglect and disrepair under the ruling military junta.

We see you’ve been enjoying the content on our exclusive member website. Ready to get unlimited access to all of WORLD’s member content?
Get your risk-free, 30-Day FREE Trial Membership right now.
(Don’t worry. It only takes a sec—and you don’t have to give us payment information right now.)

Get your risk-free, 30-Day FREE Trial Membership right now.

Comments

You must be a WORLD member to post comments.

    Keep Reading

     

    Good credit

    Competency-based programs offer college credentials without the debilitating cost

     

    Soaring sounds

    Three recent albums highlight the aesthetic and emotional range…

     

    Numbers matter

    Understaffing the U.S. effort in Iraq from the beginning…

    Advertisement