Sharing Your Faith With a Hindu [NOOK Book]

Overview

While the Hindu population is growing rapidly in the United States, most American Christians don't know enough about Hinduism to effectively present Christ to this group. The author, an Indian now living and teaching in a Bible college in the United States, helps readers understand the types of Hinduism they're likely to encounter, tips and methods to reach out to Hindu friends, and suggests answers to Hindu concerns about Christianity. The book also can be used by missionaries ...
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Sharing Your Faith With a Hindu

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Overview

While the Hindu population is growing rapidly in the United States, most American Christians don't know enough about Hinduism to effectively present Christ to this group. The author, an Indian now living and teaching in a Bible college in the United States, helps readers understand the types of Hinduism they're likely to encounter, tips and methods to reach out to Hindu friends, and suggests answers to Hindu concerns about Christianity. The book also can be used by missionaries in India and Asian countries.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441211552
  • Publisher: Baker Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 8/1/2002
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 1,282,528
  • File size: 377 KB

Meet the Author

Madasamy Thirumalai, a professor of world religions and an academic dean at Bethany College of Missions, has taught at universities in India, and is widely published author. A native of India, he has a Ph.D. in linguistics from the University of Calcutta. He and his family live near Minneapolis, Minnesota.
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Table of Contents

Sharing Your Faith With A Hindu

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface
Introduction
1. Who Is a Hindu?
2. Ritual Hindus
3. Intellectual Hindus
4. Folk Religious Hindus
5. Basic Christian Truths
6. Material Objects With Divine Power?
7. Divination and Drawing Lots
8. Astrology
9. Sacrifice
10. Spirit Possession and Spiritism
11. Magic and Ancestor Worship
12. Tradition and Superstition
13. Idol Worship
14. Gods and Goddesses
Bibliography
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