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Christianity and social change in northeast India

O. L. Snaitang

Christianity and social change in northeast India

a study of the role of Christianity in social change among the Khasi-Jaintia Hill tribes of Meghalaya

by O. L. Snaitang

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Published by Vendrame Institute, Firma KLM Private Ltd. in Shillong, Calcutta .
Written in English

  • United Khāsi-Jaintia Hills (India),
  • India,
  • United Khāsi-Jaintia Hills.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- India -- United Khāsi-Jaintia Hills.,
    • Khasi (Indic people) -- Religion.,
    • Social change.,
    • United Khāsi-Jaintia Hills (India) -- Social conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [185]-210) and index.

      Other titlesChristianity & social change.
      StatementO.L. Snaitang.
      LC ClassificationsBR1156.U55 S65 1993
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 215 p. ;
      Number of Pages215
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1059719M
      LC Control Number93904806

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This book is a scholarly study of the history of Christianity in northeast India following the introduction of British rule in the s. The focus is the Khasi-Jaintia area of the state of Meghalaya where the hill tribes were the first to be brought under British colonial rule and the influences of Christian missions.

This book examines the distinctive formation of Christianity in Nagaland, Northeast India, since It argues that an understanding of the history of Christianity in the region can be found in its cultural milieu and the changing political, social and religious environment. In Nagaland, almost 90 per cent of the population are Christians.

Concept Publishing Company, - Christianity - pages 0 Reviews Papers presented at the National Seminar on Cultural Change Among the Tribes of Northeast India. Christianity in the Northeast. In The Assamese Christians Dr Manjula Hussain makes a consolidated study of the spread of Christianity among the people of various ethnic communities of Northeast India.

The book traces the religion from its introduction and inception in the region to the present day, with special focus Christianity and social change in northeast India book the Assamese Christians. Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present is a study that is universal in its scope.

While Christian church historians may find this most interesting, any person interested in the multi-cultural nature of India and its faiths will benefit. This is not a polemic but a model of academic research and intelligent by:   Raised in North East India, Frederick S.

Downs returned after completing his education to join the faculty of the Eastern Theological College, Jorhat, Assam.

Currently the chairperson of the Department of History of Christianity, United Theological College, Bangalore, he is also the editor of the INDIAN CHURCH HISTORY : Frederick S. Downs. Like many other tribal societies in India, among the Hmar society in North East India, we see that significant Christianity and social change in northeast India book have taken placewith the advent of Christian missio naries.

The introduction of Christianity among the Hmar () exercised a profound impact in their traditional tribal Size: KB.

Datta Ray, Tribal Identity and Tension in North East India (New Delhi: Omsons Publications, ), 5. (Hereafter cited as Ray, Tribal Identity).

Christianity has emerged as a strong factor of modernisation, and have given the tribes a sense of identity. The Centre For Policy Studies (CPS) has published its latest note on the Religion Data Census of The note shows how the demographics of the northeast have drastically changed in the last century.

Northeast India forms a major region of Christian concentration in India today. Social Exclusion and Ethnicity in Northeast India V. B IJUKUMAR * Abstract Social exclusion is a multidimensional term that encompasses social, economic, political and cultural spheres. Exclusion is linked to the recognition of social identities, resource allocations and power Size: KB.

The writer, author of eight books and numerous articles, is a professor at the history department in Manipur university, India. He was also president of Northeast India History Association, visiting professor at Dibrugarh University, Assam, and visiting fellow at Korea Foundation, South Korea.

A Social History of Christianity: Northwest India Since [Webster, John C. B.] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Social History of Christianity: Northwest India Cited by: 6. Social change in North-East India: a Christian perspective / C. Nunthara. A theological perspective. The Christian response to inter-cultural dialogue in North-East Insia / E.R.

Tongper. A study of the North-East Indian tribal Christian Theology / Renthy Keitzar. A philosophical perspective. 19 comments on “ Christians in the North East India are intensifying anti Hindu activism to make a separate Christian State.

Pingback: Christians in the North East India are intensifying anti Hindu activism to make a separate Christian State.(via Struggle for Hindu Existence) «. Reflecting on the impact of Christianity and national integration, Patricia Mukhim, teacher and member of State planning Board of Meghalaya, affirms that, “the history of the Christian movement in the North East can only be understood as an integral part of a larger process of political, social, cultural, economic and religious change.

HISTORY OF CHRISTIAN MISSIONS IN INDIA The origin of Christianity in India The Syrian tradition Socio-cultural life of St. Thomas Christians The Portuguese intrusion Portuguese - St.

Thomas Christian interface St. Francis Xavier and Jesuit mission Robert De Nobil and the Madurai Mission The Mogul Mission. Christianity’s demographic defeat in India is because for the first time it encountered a culture that didn’t need to persecute other faiths, or find the messiah exceptional.

To put that in. Language in India ISSN February M. Thanmung, Ph.D. Christianity and Social Change among the Naga Tribes of Manipur the tribal areas of Manipur, western education was brought by the Christian Size: KB. Book Review: Social Change and Development: Emerging Issues in the North-East India edited by D.

Kumar Article (PDF Available) in Sociological bulletin 62(1) January with 1, Author: Sambit Mallick. Social Changes in India: Concept, Study and Other Details. The concept of social change is a very broad one. It consists of a constellation of processes of change in human society in terms of place, time and context.

Since it is so broad, it is bound to be somewhat imprecise, tentative and value-neutral. ADVERTISEMENTS: Essay on the Social changes among the Tribes of India. The tribal communities did not evince significant social change till the commencement of British rule in India because due to the inaccessibility and remoteness of the areas generally inhabited by the tribals, it was not possible for them on the part of others to [ ].

The percentage of Christians in all of Northeast India is below 20%. Tripura and Andhra Pradesh are % Christian. Sikkim and Assam, 3%; Manipur at 43%; Meghalaya, 65%; Mizoram, 86% and Nagaland with 87% Christian. Sino-Tibetan speaking people began to infiltrate into the region as early as the third millennium B.C.

Preaching in India's Northeast for Cultural Preservation. By Stephen Knapp. India's northeast is an area that I had never visited before. So my experience of touring Arunachal Pradesh (in December of ) and lecturing about the glories of Vedic culture was not only inspiring, but was also a terrific adventure.

COLONIALISM, CHRISTIAN MISSION, AND INDIGENOUS: AN EXAMINATION FROM ASIAN INDIGENOUS. Yangkahao Vashum Introduction. This paper will examine the relations between colonialism and Christian mission in Asia with special reference to Indigenous people in Northeast India.

This examination is key to. Northeast India (officially North Eastern Region, NER) is the easternmost region of India representing both a geographic and political administrative division of the country.

It comprises eight states – Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and region shares an international border of 5, kilometres (3, mi) (about 99 percent of its total Country: India. Edward Winter Clark (E. Clark) (February 5, – J ) was an American missionary in Nagaland,Clark and his wife opened their first mission station in the Naga Hills near Assam, after a year gap following the previous and first Baptist missionary, Reverend Miles Bronson, to work with the Naga and his wife would spend the periods of – Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram.

These three states have Christian Majority. Arunachal Pradesh has Buddhists, Animists, Donyi Polo followers, Hindus more than Christians. Manipur has 60 percent Hindu and Sanamahists and 10 percent Muslims. Tripura is. The total number of Catholics in north east India as of stands at 1, adherents with parishes with more than chapels/mission/ churches/congregations as per the.

[9] F. Downs, History of Christianity in India: North East India in the 19 th and 20 th Centuries, ,;F. Downs, Essays on Christianity in North East India, op. cit., N. Natarajan, The Missionaries among the Khasis, Delhi, ;John H Morris, History of the Welsh Calvinistic Methodists’ Foreign to the end of the yearreprinted Indus Publishers, New Delhi, ; David R.

Rowena Robinson is currently Professor at the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, Jawaharlal Nehru University and has taught at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India for over ten years. She is the author of Conversion, Continuity and Change: Lived Christianity in southern Goa (), Christians of India () and Tremors of Violence.

Indian Society and Social Change Page 8 A. LINGUISTIC DIVERSITY The high degree of large diversity found in India is due to the existence of diverse population groups.

The greatest variety in languages can be found in the one of the biggest democracies in the Size: KB. Publisher of Books on North-East India. Politics of Ethnic Boundary Making and Maintenance: The Poumai Nagas of North-east India. Northeast India is well known for its distinct culture and traditional lifestyle.

It is a land inhabited by more than fascinating tribes. Each tribal group of northeast India has its own unique tribal culture and ethnic diversities of tribal world in India. Christianity and social change in Africa: essays in honor of J.D.Y. Peel / edited by Toyin Falola. Includes bibliographical references and index.

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Language and Culture in Northeast India and Beyond 9 ISBN The study of social change, in view of the nebulous nature of its theory is a difficult task, and it is more difficult in the case of a society like India which has not only a fathomless historical depth and plurality of traditions but is also engulfed in a movement of nationalistic aspirations under which concepts of change and modernization are loaded with ideologi­cal meanings.

living a converted Christian life. The author has discussed how the change from polytheism to monotheism has taken place among Tangkhul Naga tribe of North-East India. Assistant Professor INTRODUCTION The research article is an outcome of intensive fieldwork among a tribe in North-East India called Tangkhul Naga for six months.

The tribal. Change Comes Slowly for Religious Diversity in India Religious diversity has been a defining characteristic of India’s population for centuries. The country has no official state religion, but religion plays a central role in Indian daily life through its temple ceremonies, festivals, pilgrimages, family religious traditions, and the like.

Ethnic groups, cultural continuities, and social change in North East India. New Delhi: Mittal Publications, (OCoLC) Online version: National Seminar on "Ethnic Groups of North East India: Problems Prospects" ( Dirugarh, India). Ethnic groups, cultural continuities, and social change in North East India.

Christianity has influenced the Hmar in quite a number of ways, including their culture and education system. The habit of drinking is also fast disappearing because of their change in faith. Their language, which had never been written down, was written in Roman script by missionaries, and the New Testament was published.

The introduction of Christianity by missionaries in North-East India, without ignoring the positive contribution, failed to provide a sound theological foundation for the people of this region in their quest for identity and liberation.

In this publication, the author, a native of the region, investigates the struggle for identity among the tribal people of North-East India and more.

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Pfarangi Catholic Christians and Padroado Christendom 6. Evangelical Christians as Missionary Dubashis: Conduits of Cross-Cultural Communication : Robert Eric Frykenberg. Disclaimer: Direct and Honest content.

I would like to share a second-hand experience here, about my ethnic non-tribal Assamese (Assamese father, Kolkata-Bengali mother) friend's experience who was born and lived for 20 years in Arunachal Pradesh.