An Introduction To Indian Church History

An Introduction To Indian Church History

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Author: C B Firth
Publisher: ISPCK
Year: 2013
Language: English
Pages: 304
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

Jesuit Missions

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