First Voyage of the Apostle Thomas to India: Ancient Christianity in Bharuch and Taxila

First Voyage of the Apostle Thomas to India: Ancient Christianity in Bharuch and Taxila

by Dr. James Kurikilamkatt
     
 

If St Thomas reached Kodungallur in Kerala only in 52 AD, as the Malabar tradition about the Apostle's mission holds it, where was he preaching the message of the gospel in the years proceeding it' Can the tradition about the North Indian mission of St Thomas have any historical value' This book tries to give a comprehensive answer to these questions. It also

Overview

If St Thomas reached Kodungallur in Kerala only in 52 AD, as the Malabar tradition about the Apostle's mission holds it, where was he preaching the message of the gospel in the years proceeding it' Can the tradition about the North Indian mission of St Thomas have any historical value' This book tries to give a comprehensive answer to these questions. It also brings to our notice that the Christians of Pakistan and India can have the same apsotolic patrimony of St Thomas. As a new and bold attempt in the multitude of studies about the Indian mission of the Apostle Thomas, the present book can inspire and guide students of history for further studies and research. The author was born in Kerala and is priest belonging to the Missionary Society of St Thomas the Apostle. He holds a licentiate in Sacred Theology from the Catholic Institute of Paris. He obtained a doctorate in Church history from the Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9788170863595
Publisher:
Asian Trading Corporation
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
6.50(w) x 8.51(h) x 0.63(d)

Meet the Author

Dr. James Kuriklamkatt was born in Kerala, India. He studied theology in Paris and Rome and now teaches in India. He is a member of the Missionary Society of St. Thomas the Apostle (MST).

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