Christianity under Sethupathis of Ramnad (Paperback)

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The book "Christianity under Sethupathis of Ramnad" by M. Muthu Kumar explores the history and impact of Christianity and Christian missionaries in the kingdom of Ramnad in South India during the reign of the Sethupathi rulers. The book provides an in-depth study of the ways in which Christianity was introduced, propagated, and adapted in the region during the colonial period.
The author examines the socio-political and cultural context of Ramnad during the period, providing insights into the relationship between the Sethupathis and the Christian missionaries. The book delves into the various ways in which Christianity was adapted and localized to suit the needs and beliefs of the local population, including the translation of religious texts, the adoption of local customs, and the incorporation of native elements into Christian practices.
The author also explores the impact of Christianity on the social and cultural fabric of Ramnad, including its influence on the caste system, education, and the empowerment of women. The book sheds light on the complex interactions between Christianity, colonialism, and indigenous culture, providing a nuanced understanding of the ways in which Christianity was both a product of and a contributor to the colonial encounter.
"Christianity under Sethupathis of Ramnad" is a valuable resource for scholars and students of South Asian history, religion, and colonialism. It provides a detailed analysis of the history and impact of Christianity in Ramnad, offering insights into the complex dynamics of religion, culture, and power in colonial India.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781805281672
ISBN-10: 1805281674
Publisher: Rahan Enterprises
Publication Date: April 25th, 2023
Pages: 256
Language: English


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