Christianity in Indian History: Issues of Culture, Power and Knowledge

Christianity in Indian History: Issues of Culture, Power and Knowledge

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Christianity in Indian History: Issues of Culture, Power and Knowledge by Pius Malekandathil

Christianity in Indian History: Issues of Culture, Power and Knowledge is a collection of wide ranging essays on Indian Christianity and Christian missionaries in India. It attemptsto identify and reflect upon Christianity’s regional and temporal variations from Early Modern times, its links with global Christian institutions and movements, its diverse cultural practices, and its relationship with caste and class. The essays underline the existence of many Christianities in Indian history, their mutual linkages, their exchanges and interactions as well as their debates with other Indian religions and communities. With the intention of anchoring Christian historical experiences within a larger Indian modernity and identifying the specificities and influences of Christian identities as well as locating their intermeshing with other Indian identities

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ISBN-13: 9789384082666
Publisher: Ratna Sagar P. Ltd.
Publication date: 08/10/2016
Pages: 298
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Pius Malekandathil is Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. His recent works include Maritime India: Trade, Religion and Polity in the Indian Ocean (2010); The Mughals, the Portuguese and the Indian Ocean: Changing Imageries of Maritime India (2013) and Cities in Medieval India (coedited with Yogesh Sharma, 2014).

Joy L.K. Pachuau is Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She is the author of Being Mizo, Identity and Belonging in Northeast India (2014) and The Camera as Witness, A Social History of Mizoram, Northeast India (with Willem van Schendel, 2015).

Tanika Sarkar was Professor at the Centre for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her recent publications include Hindu Wife, Hindu Nation: Community, Religion and Cultural Nationalism (2001); Rebels, Wives, Saints: Designing Selves and Nations in Colonial Times (2010) and Words to Win: The Making of a Modern Autobiography (2013).

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