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Protestant origins in India : Tamil Evangelical Christians, 1706-1835 / D. Dennis Hudson.

By: Hudson, D. Dennis.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Studies in the history of Christian missions: Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich : Richmond, Surrey, U.K. : William B. Eerdmans Pub. ; Curzon Press, 2000Description: xi, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 0802847218; 9780802847218; 0700712445; 9780700712441.Subject(s): Tamil (Indic people) -- Missions -- History | Protestant churches -- Missions -- India, South -- History | Protestants -- India, South -- History | India, South -- Church historyDDC classification: 266/.00954/8 | 280.4095482 Other classification: 11.55 | 15.75 | BW 62800
Contents:
Beginnings -- Protestant Predecessors -- Spreading the Word -- Language and Velalans -- Insight into 'Heathen Darkness' -- Mutual Perceptions -- First Baptisms -- Spread of the Mission by Europeans -- Pietism in Malabarian Lives -- Aaron: The First Ordained Malabarian Pastor -- Lutheran Pietism -- Rajanayakan: The Catechist -- Religious Discussions -- Exposition through Liturgy -- 'Mahometans' or 'Moors' -- The 'Mahometans' or Moors' -- 'Pagans' -- Dandapani Swami's 'Scripture of Truth' -- The 'Civilized' and the 'Alien' in Ancient Tamil Literature -- Three Types of 'Sudras' Dwelling in the Ur -- Velalans as 'Sudras' Dwelling in the Ur -- 'Pariahs' as 'Aliens' in the Ceri and the Wild -- 'Pagan' Thought in Tranquebar and Tanjore -- Evangelical Rites in a 'Pagan' Context -- Patterns in Development -- Roman Catholic Predecessors -- Evangelical Soldiers -- Expansion to the South -- A Velalan Protestant Culture -- Vedanayagam Pillai, the Sastri (1774-1864) -- The Father -- The Son -- Early Poems -- Vedanayagam Becomes Sastri -- Sastri and His Family -- The Years of Dissension in the Tanjore Congregation -- Evangelical Sastri and Saiva King -- 'New Missionaries' and the Tanjore Congregation -- Bible Translation -- Four 'Cruelties' -- Liturgical Practices -- Observance of Caste Distinctions -- The 'Foolishness of Amending Caste' -- Final Thoughts -- A Theology of Pluralism -- The Intellectual Impact of Colonizing Europe.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 198-208) and index.

1. Beginnings -- Protestant Predecessors -- 2. Spreading the Word -- Language and Velalans -- Insight into 'Heathen Darkness' -- Mutual Perceptions -- First Baptisms -- Spread of the Mission by Europeans -- 3. Pietism in Malabarian Lives -- Aaron: The First Ordained Malabarian Pastor -- Lutheran Pietism -- Rajanayakan: The Catechist -- Religious Discussions -- Exposition through Liturgy -- 4. 'Mahometans' or 'Moors' -- The 'Mahometans' or Moors' -- 5. 'Pagans' -- Dandapani Swami's 'Scripture of Truth' -- The 'Civilized' and the 'Alien' in Ancient Tamil Literature -- Three Types of 'Sudras' Dwelling in the Ur -- Velalans as 'Sudras' Dwelling in the Ur -- 'Pariahs' as 'Aliens' in the Ceri and the Wild -- 6. 'Pagan' Thought in Tranquebar and Tanjore -- Evangelical Rites in a 'Pagan' Context -- 7. Patterns in Development -- Roman Catholic Predecessors -- Evangelical Soldiers -- Expansion to the South -- A Velalan Protestant Culture -- 8. Vedanayagam Pillai, the Sastri (1774-1864) -- The Father -- The Son -- Early Poems -- Vedanayagam Becomes Sastri -- Sastri and His Family -- The Years of Dissension in the Tanjore Congregation -- Evangelical Sastri and Saiva King -- 9. 'New Missionaries' and the Tanjore Congregation -- Bible Translation -- Four 'Cruelties' -- Liturgical Practices -- Observance of Caste Distinctions -- The 'Foolishness of Amending Caste' -- 10. Final Thoughts -- A Theology of Pluralism -- The Intellectual Impact of Colonizing Europe.

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