[Buddha-l] Christendom vs Buddhism in Cambodia
chris.fynn at gmail.com
Wed Jun 13 02:55:20 MDT 2012
On 13/06/2012, Jo <jkirk at spro.net> wrote:
> Hope the Mormons don't get there--they expect tithing. If they did, new
> fantastical beliefs would supplant the old. Lately I've come across
> assertions that Mormon is the fastest growing religion in the world? How is
> this possible?
Possibly in percentage terms - certainly not in numbers.
> The money Jarai were paying out for cures went to local shamans; Buddhism
> had nothing to do with it. Anyway, it seems Buddhism had very little
> presence in their area.
> This is one incident illustrating that Protestants actually accomplish some
> good--no drink no smoke-- for a change.
Many of the Protestants converting people in these countries tend to be on the
extreme fringe. In Bhutan there was recently a case of some Protestants killing
a woman for "being possessed by satan"
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