Challenges of Christian Organizations in Peacebuilding Activities after 2021 in Myanmar: Implications for Religious Education

Authors

  • Saw Than Htut Lynn Payap University

Keywords:

Myanmar Christian Organizations, Myanmar Military, Peacebuilding, Religion, Religious Education

Abstract

Although Christianity is a minority religion in Myanmar, Christians throughout Myanmar’s history have played a critical role in promoting peace amidst continuing conflict.  This is a challenge promoting peace especially today when the country is in turmoil.  Myanmar people are discontent about the country’s current political situation. This paper addresses the practices of Christian organizations in peacebuilding activities in Myanmar.  It also investigates the challenges of Christian organizations after the political changes in Myanmar in 2021.  Research methods in this study are interview, literature review, document analysis, and monitoring news coverage. The data sources in this study included books, journals, dissertations, news from mainstream media, and social media. The findings revealed the practices and challenges of Christian organizations in Myanmar in their peacebuilding activities, to contribute with real-case reference for future Christian endeavors and religious education in Myanmar.

Published

2024-01-01

How to Cite

Lynn, S. T. H. (2024). Challenges of Christian Organizations in Peacebuilding Activities after 2021 in Myanmar: Implications for Religious Education. Journal of Research for International Educators, 3(1). Retrieved from https://www.jorie.org/index.php/journal/article/view/19