Christian Identity and Dalit Religion in Hindu India, by Chad M. Bauman PDF

By Chad M. Bauman

ISBN-10: 0802862764

ISBN-13: 9780802862761

Series: Studies within the background of Christian Missions (SHCM)When a sort of Christianity from one nook of the area encounters the faith and tradition of one other, new and specified different types of the religion end result. during this quantity Chad Bauman considers one such cultural context -- colonial Chhattisgarh in north vital India.In his learn Bauman makes a speciality of the interplay of 3 teams: Hindus from the low-caste Satnami neighborhood, Satnami converts to Christianity, and the yankee missionaries who labored with them. educated via archival snooping and ethnographic fieldwork, the publication unearths the emergence of a special Satnami-Christian id. As Bauman exhibits, preexisting constructions of suggestion, trust, habit, and extra altered this rising identification in major methods, thereby making a specific neighborhood Christianity.

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