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By Robert Eric Frykenberg

the belief 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 usually no longer conscious that Christianity is a non-western faith, that during India this has continuously been so, and that there at the moment are extra Christians in Africa and Asia than within the West. spotting that extra realizing of the separate histories and cultures of the various Christian groups in India can be wanted earlier than a very entire historical past of Christianity in India might be written, this quantity addresses specific points of cultural touch, with exact connection with caste, conversion, and colonialism. topics addressed variety from Sanskrit grammar to populist Pentecostalism, Urdu polemics and Tamil poetry.

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