Christianity in South India
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Christianity in South India a commemoration volume in honour of Rev. Fr. J. Lucas

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Published by Annie Joseph Pub. House in Trituapuram, Kuzhithurai .
Written in English


  • Christianity -- India, South -- History.,
  • India, South -- Church history.

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Contributed articles.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statement[editor J. Alasiar].
ContributionsLucas, J., 1939-2005., Alasiar, J.
LC ClassificationsBR1156.I54 C48 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 228 p. ;
Number of Pages228
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16398254M
LC Control Number2007388914

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Therein hangs a tale of the spices—pepper, cardamom, cinnamon—that made Kerala a hot spot in the ancient world, a story that helps explain how Christianity came to India not once but twice. I offer here a history of Protestant Christianity in south India that pays particular, though not exclusive attention to the consequences of Christianization for women. I do not intend to provide a comprehensive history of Christianity in south India or even of women in south Indian Christianity. This ethnographic study of Dalit Lutherans in South India examines how the lived religion of Dalit Christians contests the structures of caste domination in rural Andhra. It shows how the emergence of Dalit Christianity generated new religious ideas, patterns, terrains, rituals, and practices that challenge the traditional notions of caste privilege and impact the politics of the region. It. AD – Cosmas visited South India. In his book ‘Universal Christian Topography’, he says “Priest and faithful Christians are a lot at Mali (Kerala) and Sylon (Srilanka)”. These Christian had connection with Persia. In AD Cosmos, a merchant of Alexandria, is said to have published his book .