Ethnic Realities and the Church: Lessons from India

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780878081684
  • Publisher: Carey, William Library Publishers
  • Publication date: 1/28/1979
  • Pages: 276
  • Product dimensions: 0.62 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface 1
Terminology and References 5
Introduction: The Church in India: Its Matrix, Denominations, Distribution, Particularities and Types 11
Part I. The Five Basic Types
1. Syrian Churches 47
2. Fully Conglomerate Churches 68
3. Monoethnic Churches from Caste 93
4. Monoethnic Churches from Tribe 120
5. Modified Multiethnic Churches 142
Part II. The Four Secondary Types
6. Urban Conglomerates 157
7. Urban Monoethnics 170
8. The Great Conglomerates 186
9. The Indigenous Churches 210
Conclusion: The Coming Great Growth of the Church in India 225
Appendix A. An Ecclesiological Point of View 245
Appendix B. Caste and Brotherhood 250
Bibliography 260
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