Introducing ‘Christianity in India’

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Deepra Dandekar


This Nidān double-volume special issue on ‘Christianity in India’ is an extensive enterprise of most recent scholarship pertaining to the topic. Contributions for this special issue, carried out from a historical, literary and anthropological perspective explore pertinent questions about Christian vernacular movements, identity, texts/ literature, music, poetry, institutions, missionaries and cantonments. All this, further contextualized within the local and regional history of colonialism and Brahminism, analyzes gender and caste segregations within the Indian Christian community and their transformation in postcolonial India.

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Dandekar, D. (2019). Introducing ‘Christianity in India’. International Journal for Indian Studies, 4(1), i-iv. Retrieved from