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I Was Once A Buddhist Nun

‘I once was a Buddhist nun’ is not something that I have ever heard anybody say. I had heard of Buddhist monks and knew a little about Buddhism, but until I read this book I did not realise what being devoted to this religion entailed. The author, Esther Baker, tells of her amazing conversion…

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December 1998
Articles > World Mission > Asia > Southern Asia > Sri Lanka

God’s grace in an island of graves

Sri Lanka has a multi-ethnic society, comprised of Sinhalese, Tamils, Burghers and Malays. Protestant evangelical Christians amount to less than 1% of the total population. Serious ethnic conflict between the (mainly Buddhist) Sinhalese and (mainly Hindu) Tamil communities has continued for the past fifteen years. It has affected all areas of life. The continuing…

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