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Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Robert Eric Frykenberg


This book explores and enhances historical understandings of Christian communities, cultures, and institutions within the Indian world from their beginnings down to the present. As one out of several manifestations of a newly emerging World Christianity, in which Christians of a Post-Christian West are a minority, it focuses upon those trans-cultural interactions within Hindu and Muslim environments which have made Christians in this part of the world distinctive. It seeks to uncover various complexities in the proliferation of Christianity in its many forms, and to examine processes by which ... More

Keywords: World Christianity, India, Hindu, Muslim, Thomas Christians, Apostle Thomas, mission, Gospel, Pentecostalism

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780198263777
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198263777.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert Eric Frykenberg, author
Professor Emeritus of History & South Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin - Madison (U.S.A.)
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