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By Robert Eric Frykenberg

ISBN-10: 0700716009

ISBN-13: 9780700716005

ISBN-10: 1138177075

ISBN-13: 9781138177079

the idea that Christianity in India is not anything greater than a eu, western, or colonial imposition is open to problem. those that now imagine and write approximately India are frequently no longer conscious that Christianity is a non-western faith, that during India this has consistently been so, and that there at the moment are extra Christians in Africa and Asia than within the West. spotting that extra knowing of the separate histories and cultures of the numerous Christian groups in India should be wanted prior to a very finished background of Christianity in India could be written, this quantity addresses specific features of cultural touch, with precise connection with caste, conversion, and colonialism. topics addressed variety from Sanskrit grammar to populist Pentecostalism, Urdu polemics and Tamil poetry.

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