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Christians and missionaries in India : cross-cultural communication since 1500, with special reference to caste, conversion, and colonialism / edited by Robert Eric Frykenberg ; associate editor, Alaine Low.

Contributor(s): Frykenberg, Robert Eric | Low, Alaine M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in the history of Christian missions. Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub., 2003Description: xii, 419 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0802839568 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Missions -- India -- History | Missionaries -- India | Caste -- India | Conversion -- Christianity | Acculturation -- India -- History | India -- Church history | India -- Religious life and customsDDC classification: 266/.00955
Contents:
Introduction: Dealing with Contested Definitions and Controversial Perspectives / Robert Eric Frykenberg -- Christians in India: An Historical Overview of Their Complex Origins / Robert Eric Frykenberg -- First European Missionaries on Sanskrit Grammar / Iwona Milewska -- Country Priests, Catechists, and Schoolmasters as Cultural, Religious, and Social Middlemen in the Context of the Tranquebar Mission / Heike Liebau -- Tanjore, Tranquebar, and Halle: European Science and German Missionary Education in the Lives of Two Indian Intellectuals in the Early Nineteenth Century / Indira Viswanathan Peterson -- Christianity, Colonialism, and Hinduism in Kerala: Integration, Adaptation, or Confrontation? / Penelope Carson -- Constructing "Hinduism": The Impact of the Protestant Missionary Movement on Hindu Self-Understanding / Geoffrey A. Oddie -- Receding from Antiquity: Hindu Responses to Science and Christianity on the Margins of Empire, 1800-1850 / Richard Fox Young -- "Pillar of a New Faith": Christianity in Late-Nineteenth-Century Punjab from the Perspective of a Convert from Islam / Avril A. Powell -- Missionaries and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Assam: The Orunodoi Periodical of the American Baptist Mission / Jayeeta Sharma -- The Santals, Though Unable to Plan for Tomorrow, Should Be Converted by Santals / Marine Carrin and Harald Tambs-Lyche -- Christian Missionaries and Orientalist Discourse: Illustrated by Materials on the Santals after 1855 / Peter B. Andersen and Susanne Foss -- Glimpses of a Prominent Indian Christian Family of Tirunelveli and Madras, 1863-1906: Perspectives on Caste, Culture, and Conversion / E. M. Jackson -- Social Mobilization among People Competing at the Bottom Level of Society: The Presence of Missions in Rural South India, ca. 1900-1950 / Gunnel Cederlof -- From Pentecostal Healing Evangelist of Kalki Avatar: The Remarkable Life of Paulaseer Lawrie, alias Shree Lahari Krishna (1921-1989) - A Contribution to the Understanding of New Religious Movements / Michael Bergunder -- Praising Baby Jesus in Iyecupiran Pillaitamil / Paula Richman.
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Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
England Collection BV3265.2 .C47 2003 (Browse shelf) Available 17-811
Book: Standard Hewitson Library, Presbyterian Research Centre
England Collection BV3265.3 .C47 2003 (Browse shelf) Available 03-240

Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Introduction: Dealing with Contested Definitions and Controversial Perspectives / Robert Eric Frykenberg -- 2. Christians in India: An Historical Overview of Their Complex Origins / Robert Eric Frykenberg -- 3. First European Missionaries on Sanskrit Grammar / Iwona Milewska -- 4. Country Priests, Catechists, and Schoolmasters as Cultural, Religious, and Social Middlemen in the Context of the Tranquebar Mission / Heike Liebau -- 5. Tanjore, Tranquebar, and Halle: European Science and German Missionary Education in the Lives of Two Indian Intellectuals in the Early Nineteenth Century / Indira Viswanathan Peterson -- 6. Christianity, Colonialism, and Hinduism in Kerala: Integration, Adaptation, or Confrontation? / Penelope Carson -- 7. Constructing "Hinduism": The Impact of the Protestant Missionary Movement on Hindu Self-Understanding / Geoffrey A. Oddie -- 8. Receding from Antiquity: Hindu Responses to Science and Christianity on the Margins of Empire, 1800-1850 / Richard Fox Young -- 9. "Pillar of a New Faith": Christianity in Late-Nineteenth-Century Punjab from the Perspective of a Convert from Islam / Avril A. Powell -- 10. Missionaries and Print Culture in Nineteenth-Century Assam: The Orunodoi Periodical of the American Baptist Mission / Jayeeta Sharma -- 11. The Santals, Though Unable to Plan for Tomorrow, Should Be Converted by Santals / Marine Carrin and Harald Tambs-Lyche -- 12. Christian Missionaries and Orientalist Discourse: Illustrated by Materials on the Santals after 1855 / Peter B. Andersen and Susanne Foss -- 13. Glimpses of a Prominent Indian Christian Family of Tirunelveli and Madras, 1863-1906: Perspectives on Caste, Culture, and Conversion / E. M. Jackson -- 14. Social Mobilization among People Competing at the Bottom Level of Society: The Presence of Missions in Rural South India, ca. 1900-1950 / Gunnel Cederlof -- 15. From Pentecostal Healing Evangelist of Kalki Avatar: The Remarkable Life of Paulaseer Lawrie, alias Shree Lahari Krishna (1921-1989) - A Contribution to the Understanding of New Religious Movements / Michael Bergunder -- 16. Praising Baby Jesus in Iyecupiran Pillaitamil / Paula Richman.

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