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Dalit Christians a history by John C. B. Webster

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Published by Indian Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge in Delhi .
Written in English



  • India


  • Dalits -- India -- Religion.,
  • Christians -- India.

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About the Edition

Study of Christians belonging to economically backward and socially underprivileged classes in India.

Edition Notes

StatementJohn C.B. Webster.
LC ClassificationsBR1155 .W43 1992
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 262 p. ;
Number of Pages262
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1372542M
ISBN 10817214055X
LC Control Number92903905

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  According to John Webster (Religion and Dalit Liberation), changing the religion is one of the ‘strategies' the Dalit communities adopted in their struggle to secure social justice and Author: Bhupendra Yadav.   Karukku is a award-winning autobiography in Tamil by a Christian Dalit woman, translated into English by Lakshmi Holmstrom. Bama details not only her experiences of prejudice in her village but also within the Christian denomination to which she belongs. Dalit Christians A site that aims to promote dignity, equality and justice to all Dalits in general but in a special way, it exposes the sufferings of the Dalit Christians in India. The website analyses the situation of the Dalit Christians who suffer martyrdom everyday both in the society and in the Christian communities (church). Dalit Christians are officially non-existent in India. The reason for this is that one cannot be a Christian and a Dalit at the same time. Being a Christian means that you leave your Hindu caste-status behind and move on to follow Christ, into a faith where everyone is equal in the sight of God. Right?

The book concludes with a chapter on the history of Christian theological reflections vis-a-vis the Dalits. Reviews "In this richly descriptive pioneering work, John Webster has begun to redress the balance of long neglect until further work is done, this book will stand as the definitive work on Dalit Christians Pages: The book makes a special appeal to religious congregations to join the process to empower Dalit Christians. The priest, who organized the program, also authored and released another book titled Muthan that speaks about the untouchable practices within the Catholic Church. Ø Dalit Christians. Ø Dalit Revolution/Movement. Ø Dalit Women. Ø Dalit Autobiography & Dalit Literature. Ø Changing Status of Scavanger's. Ø Periyar & His Ideology. Ø Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phule & His Philosophy. Ø Buddha & Buddhism. Ø Caste & Class in India. Ø Miscellaneous. Ø National S. C. & S. T. Reports. Books By Dr. John C.B. Webster has 14 books on Goodreads with 67 ratings. John C.B. Webster’s most popular book is The Dalit Christians: A History.