Author: C B Firth
ISBN/UPC (if available): 817214475X
This book as the name implies, traces out the outline of Indian Church History from the beginning down to the present time.
There are fifteen chapters commencing with: The Tradition of St Thomas and the last The Emerging Church.
The author has rightly taken certain topics, making these the subject, using material from the individual mission histories for illustration.
This book will be of immense use to those students aspiring specialized academics in theology, and also those interested in a comprehensive introduction to the subject.
The Tradition of St Thomas
India and the Church of the East (up to the ninth century)
The Middle Ages
The Portuguese: St Francis Xavier
The Portuguese and the Syrians
The Synod of Diamper and After
The First Protestant Mission
The Early Nineteenth Century
Further History of the Syrian Christians
Missions and the Nineteenth Century Renaissance
Mass Movements: Medical and Technical Missions
The Roman Catholic Church in India since 1800
Co-operation and Church Union
The Emerging Indian Church
Appendix: Christianity in North East India
Maps: India and Western Asia India