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Christians, Cultural Interactions and India"s Religious Traditions (Studies in the History of Christian Missions)

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Published by RoutledgeCurzon .
Written in English

  • Christian mission & evangelism,
  • Comparative religion,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Hinduism,
  • Religion - Church History,
  • India,
  • Religion,
  • Christianity - History - General,
  • Social Science / Ethnic Studies,
  • History,
  • Church history,
  • Missions

  • The Physical Object
    Number of Pages241
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7763930M
    ISBN 100700716017
    ISBN 109780700716012

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Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions (Studies in the History of Christian Missions (Paperback)) [Frykenberg, Mr. Robert Eric, Brown, Mrs. Judith M.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions (Studies in the History of Christian Missions (Paperback))Format: Paperback.

Christianity has long been one of India's religious traditions, but the extent to which the faith has influenced Indian society and culture has never been well documented. This important book is the first to do so.

A group of historians, missiologists, and religion scholars examines the fascinating but little known history of missionary Christianity in India, showing how it has played a Pages: These essays examine the many and diverse cultural interactions which have occurred between Indian and foreign missionary Christians with India's other religious traditions in the 19th and 20th centuries, showing how Christianity has played a significant role in the development of Indian culture at many levels, among both the educated and the poor/5(2).

"This book is an important collection of essays describing Christianity's interface with the rich culture and history of India. It should not be read as just another work on cross-cultural mission and religious diversity — though even there readers will be enlightened — rather, it should be placed in the challenging intellectual context of.

Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions (Studies in the History of Christian Missions (Paperback)) - Kindle edition by Brown, Judith M., Frykenberg, Robert Eric, Frykenberg, Mr.

Robert Eric, Brown, Mrs. Judith M. Religion & Spirituality Kindle eBooks @ Cited by: 4. Christianity has been one of India's religious traditions since its beginning, but the 19th and 20th centuries saw a new wave of Protestant missionary concern with India which coincided with British rule on the subcontinent, and the growth of modern forms of communications.

Christians became involved in new forms of cultural interaction, which have had a major impact on Indian culture and. A review of Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions edited by Judith M.

Brown and Robert Eric Frykenberg. Recommended Citation Coward, Harold () "Book Review: "Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions"," Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies: Vol. 17, Article Author: Harold Coward. Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions.

Edited. Judith M. Brown and Robert Eric Frykenberg. London: Routledge-Curzon and Wm. Eerdmans,ix + pp. ALTHOUGH. religious pluralism in India was previously examined in Modern Indian Responses to Religious Pluralism, edited by. Buy Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions (Studies In The History Of Christian Missions Series) by Judith M Brown (Ed) in Hardback format at Koorong (X).

Download Citation | On Jan 1,Harold Coward published Book Review: "Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions" | Find, read and cite all the research you need on Author: Harold Coward. Travails of Christianity in British India, by Susan Billington Harper (); Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions, edited by Judith Brown and Robert Eric Frykenberg (), and Christians and Missionaries in India, edited by Frykenberg ().

Here are some more titles for further study. Christianity, major religion stemming from the life, teachings, and death of Jesus of Nazareth in the 1st century CE.

It has become the largest of the world’s religions and, geographically, the most widely diffused. Learn about the history of Christianity, its doctrines, and the major Christian traditions.

Religion in India is characterised by a diversity of religious beliefs and practices. The preamble of Indian constitution states that India is a secular state. The Indian subcontinent is the birthplace of four of the world's major religions; namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and are Dharmic religions that believe Moksha is the most supreme state of the atman (soul).

Christians, Cultural Interactions, and India's Religious Traditions Edited by Judith M. Brown & Robert Eric Frykenberg Associate Editor Alaine Low WILLIAM B. EERDMANS PUBLISHING COMPANY GRAND RAPIDS, MICHIGAN / CAMBRIDGE, U.K.

ROUTLEDGECURZON LONDON. Religion has historically influenced Indian society on a political, cultural and economic level. There is a sense of pride associated with the country’s rich religious history as the traditions of Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism and Jainism all emerged out of India.

Christianity is one of the prominent religions in India. At present there are about 25 million Christians in India. It is interesting to note that the Christian population in India is more than the entire population of Australia and New Zealand or total population of a number of countries in Europe.

In July a very significant celebration took place in India, of which Christians and the Press in the UK, US and Australia were completely unaware.

It was the celebration of the hundredth anniversary of a German Christian missionary’s outstanding contribution to modern India’s culture. Indian religions, sometimes also termed Dharmic religions or Indic religions, are the religions that originated in the Indian subcontinent ; namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism, and Sikhism.

[web 1] These religions are also all classified as Eastern religions. Although Indian religions are connected through the history of India, they constitute a wide range of religious communities, and. A huge factor in different cultures is different religions. As Christopher Dawson wrote in his book Religion and Culture, "In all ages the first creative works of a culture are due to a religious inspiration and dedicated to a religions end" (Dawson 50).Almost every piece of art created by the Greeks or Romans were dedicated to their gods or depicted the gods doing certain things.

The Collision of Christianity and American Native Spirituality. In their essence, both Indigenous American religions and Christianity have the same goal – to bring the individual into harmony with eternal truth and with God or the Great Creator. The book Religious Interactions in Modern India, containing 13 articles, is a totally revised and updated version of a conference on “Modernity, Diversity, and the Public Sphere: Negotiating Religious Identities in 18thth Century India”.The conference held nearly a decade earlier and organized at the Max Weber Centre of Advanced Cultural and Social Studies, University of Erfurt, Germany.

While 94% of the world’s Hindus live in India, there also are substantial populations of Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and adherents of folk religions. For most Indians, faith is important: In a Pew Research Center survey, eight-in-ten Indians said religion.

The Peyote Religion legally termed and more properly known as the Native American Church has also been called the "Peyote Road" or the "Peyote Way", is a religious tradition involving the ceremonial and sacred use of Lophophora williamsii (peyote). Use of peyote for religious purposes is thousands of years old and some have thought it to have originated within one of the following tribes: the.

Traditional American Christians have long been on the losing end of culture-war contests—on school prayer, same-sex marriage and other issues.

of Christianity and other forms of religious. Analysing Hindu, Buddhist, Jain, Sikh, Islamic, and Christian traditions, this volume seeks to look at relationships both within and between religions focusing on the 19th and 20th centuries.

It also views the interaction between ‘reformed’ and non-reformed branches within each of these purported monoliths. In the pre-industrial societies of early modern Europe, religion was a vessel of fundamental importance in making sense of personal and collective social, cultural, and spiritual exercises.

Developments in this era had immediate impact on these societies, many of which resonate to the present day. This book gives an overview and interpretation of the religions and cultures of early modern Europe.

Culture Film Books Music population is Christian, and nearly 80% of Indians are Hindu. violent oppression do not succeed in imposing their religious beliefs on minority Christians.

Christian elements akin to Aboriginal signs. Aboriginal people lived by several signs that can be compared to Christian elements. Smoke can be compared to incense used in Christian ceremonies.; Fire reminds of the scene where God spoke to Moses through fire.; Water matches the notion that Jesus is understood to be the source of living water.; Blossoms can be related to the.

But the Christian faith, which is the target of Western culture (but people have forgotten that it came from the East), is now the dartboard. Society can attack any aspect of Christianity. In the recent presidential primary race, it was fascinating to notice how pundits described Mike Huckabee as a.

Recognizing the influence of religion and culture on Indian women's lives, Streevani (which means "voice of women") took the initiative to organize a national consultation on the theme "Impact of Religion and Culture on Women's Empowerment – An Indian Perspective." About 50 people — women and men religious, theologians, professionals and a.

> I am a Christian by faith, a Hindu by Culture and an Indian by Nationality. As an Indian Syrian christian (Saint Thomas Christians) I have seen the heavy influence of the ancient Hindu traditions in the lifestyle of a typical nasrani (Aramaic.

This book, comprising 19 select essays by R. Champakalaksmi, presents a detailed and sober historical account of the evolution of religious culture in South India.

The Surprisingly Early History of Christianity in India Modern Syrian Christians of Kerala believe that the Apostle Thomas visited in A.D. 52 to baptize their ancestors. But even the most cooperative Indians continued to maintain their own religious and cultural traditions, and many priests concluded that the Indians were inferior and incapable of understanding Christianity.

Indigenous populations declined over the seventeenth century as epidemics brought by the Spanish killed large numbers of natives. INDIAN CULTURE & SOCIETY Religion & Beliefs. Hindu %, Muslim %, Christian %, Sikh %, other and unspecified 2% ( est.) India has the second largest Muslim population in the world; Religious practises are an integral part of daily life; From the Hindu culture arose three other major religions: Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism.

Indian culture can be compared to a rapid river, which takes source from a little well high in the Himalayas and flows down among blossomy valleys and thick forests, beautiful gardens and farms, small villages and big cities. Many tributaries join it, and the mainstream becomes stronger and more powerful.

There is a great variety of ethnic groups and communities with their beliefs, languages. Christianity - Christianity - Christianity and world religions: The global spread of Christianity through the activity of European and American churches in the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries brought it into contact with all other existing religions.

Meanwhile, since the beginning of the 19th century, the close connection between Christian world missions and political, economic, technical, and. Religion in India is the foundation for most areas of life for individuals and families. More than 80 percent of Indians are Hindus and over 13 percent are Muslims.

India is the birthplace of Buddhism, and at one time many Indians were Buddhists, but in modern times less. The religion’s cultural legacy, however, is another matter. Many Zoroastrian traditions continue to underpin and distinguish Iranian culture, and outside the country, it has also had a noted.

It is important to be aware of the diversity of traditions and practices regarding etiquette in India. Given the different social norms among regions, linguistic groups and religions, each community has their own understanding of what constitutes respectful or normal behaviour. If unsure of the correct etiquette in certain circumstances, do not hesitate to ask your Indian counterpart or at.

In India, an Ancient Christian Tradition. By The descendants of the earliest Indian Christians -- most of them high caste southerners who followed Syrian rites -- .Christianity has influenced the lives of Indian people in different dimensions: 1. The Christian Catholic Church promoted education in different part of the country.

If Kerala is near % literate today it is thanks to the effort started by Chr. We have culture wars in part because we have religious freedom, and in our religious diversity, we disagree about what is good.

But we also have them because we .