Kerala Christian Sainthood (Innbundet)

Collisions of Culture and Worldview in South India

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2000
Antall sider: 232
Forlag: Oxford University Press Inc
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9780195130287
Omtale: Kerala Christian Sainthood
In this fieldwork-based study, Corinne Dempsey examines Christianity in Kerala, which is home to India's ancient and thriving Christian community. Dempsey views their saint traditions as reflecting devotees' "hybrid" (Western and Eastern) identities in colonial and postcolonial times. She uses Kerala Christian devotional practices as points of comparison with European Catholicism and the indigenous Hinduism of the region.

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