By Ankur Barua
Hindu and Christian debates over the meanings, motivations, and modalities of ‘conversion’ give you the crucial connecting topic operating via this e-book. It specializes in the explanations provided through each side to shield or oppose the potential of those cross-border hobbies, and exhibits how those purposes shape a part of a much broader constellation of principles, ideas, and practices of the Christian and the Hindu worlds.
The e-book attracts upon numerous ancient case-studies of Christian missionaries and of Hindus who encountered those missionaries. by way of analysing a few of the complicated negotiations, intersections, and conflicts among Hindus and Christians over the query of ‘conversion’, it demonstrates that those encounters revolve round 3 major contested issues. to begin with, who can effectively ‘speak for the convert’? Secondly, how is ‘tolerating’ the spiritual different hooked up to an appraisal of the other’s viewpoints that may be held to be flawed, insufficient, or incomplete? eventually, what's, in truth, the ‘true Religion’? The booklet demonstrates that it is crucial to strive against with those questions for an enough realizing of the Hindu and Christian debates over ‘conversion.’
Questioning what ‘conversion’ accurately is, and why it's been any such risky factor on India’s political-legal panorama, the publication could be an invaluable contribution to reports of Hinduism, Christianity and Asian faith and Philosophy.
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