Originally published in 1954, Christians and Christianity in India and Pakistan is an historical account of Christianity from the time of Apostle Thomas through to contemporary times.
The book records the vicissitudes of the Church prior to the Reformation, the work of the early Protestant missions, and the results of British influence. It provides an overview of Christianity in contemporary India and Pakistan, and explores a range of topics including Indian traditions, the labours of Armenians and the missionaries of the West, the political and social position of Indian Christians, and Christian influences on Hinduism.
Christians and Christianity in India and Pakistan will appeal to those with an interest in the history of Christianity.
Table of Contents
1: India in the First Century of the Christian Era; 2: The Apostles of India; 3: The Early Malabar Church; 4: The Coming of the Portuguese and the Mission of St Francis Xavier; 5: Robert de Nobili, the Roman Brahmin and the Madura Mission; 6: The Syrians and the Portuguese; 7: Christianity in Mogul India; 8: Begum Zebunissa Joanna Samru, the Christian Princess of Sardhana, 9: Early Protestant Missions; 10: Crusade on the Naboabs; 11: Progress of Christianity Under the British; 12: The Influence of Christianity on Hinduism; 13: Some Christian Communities of the West Coast; 14: Christianity in Modern India; Bibliography; Index.