India, Its Life and Thought

India, Its Life and Thought

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"[...]of the population, in the State of Travancore it amounts to 25 per cent. It is here that we find the ancient Syrian Church, with its three hundred and fifty thousand souls. Though it calls itself "the Thomasian, Apostolic Church," and though the Romish Church accepts the legend, modern historians deny its apostolic origin, and claim that it was founded no earlier than the third century. Even thus, it furnishes an intensely interesting study. The writer was deeply interested to see and enter its two churches at Kottayam, both of which are at least eight hundred years old. Four centuries ago, Roman Catholicism used all the resources of the Inquisition in order to absorb this Church. They succeeded only too well, and[...]."show more

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  • Paperback | 230 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 10.92mm | 344.73g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507703821
  • 9781507703823

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