Karen Baptist Theological Seminary

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Karen Baptist Theological Seminary
Established 1845
Location Insein, Yangon Division, Myanmar
Website http://kbts.info

The Karen Baptist Theological Seminary (Karen: ပှၤကညီဘျၢထံယွၤဂ့ၢ်ပီညါဖၠၣ်စိမိၢ) was established in 1845.[1][2] It is Located in Seminary Hill, Insein, Yangon, Myanmar. The seminary's academic courses are taught primarily in the S'gaw Karen language, with English being used for other purposes.[3] The Burmese language is not used.[4]


  1. ^ Johnson, Robert E. (2010). A Global Introduction to Baptist Churches. Cambridge University Press. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-521-70170-9. Retrieved 2010-09-23. 
  2. ^ Marshall, Harry Ignatius (1922). The Karen People of Burma: A Study in Anthropology and Ethnology. The Ohio State University Bulletin. 26. Ohio State University. p. 300. Retrieved 2010-09-23. 
  3. ^ Thawnghmung, Ardeth Maung (2008). The Karen Revolution in Burma: Diverse Voices, Uncertain Ends. East-West Center & Institute of Southeast Asian Studies. pp. 14–15. ISBN 978-981-230-804-7. Retrieved 2010-09-22. 
  4. ^ Steinberg, David I. (2006). Turmoil in Burma: Contested Legitimacies in Myanmar. EastBridge. p. 71. ISBN 1-59988-001-6. Retrieved 2010-09-23. 

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