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Title: Kerala Christian Sainthood: Collisions of Culture and Worldview in South India
Description: Oxford, Oxford University Press, 2001. orig.boards. 23x15cm, xiii,213 pp.. Minor rubbing. VG. dustwrapper. 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" - Publisher's description.

Keywords: History of Religion, Sister Alphonsa, Kerala, India South Asia, Indian Christians, Christianity, Saints Sainthood, Anthropology, Ethnography,

Price: US$ 59.00 Seller: Expatriate Bookshop of Denmark
- Book number: BOOKS015800I


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