Christianity in North East India: A Cultural Response

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  • Author :Grace Laltlinzo
  • Year of Publication :2019
  • ISBN: :9789388937016
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XII, 115
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Biblical Studies, History, North East Indian Studies, Religion

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About the Book :

This book is the outcome of the study on "A Critique of the Western missionaries approach and its subsequent effect on the Tribal Cultures of the North East India". It is a comprehensive historical narration of the various missions of the western Christianity who came to the region and also critically examined the attitude and though process in coming to evangelised people of North east India.
The book also traces the history of the various church denominations in North East India and highlights the paradigm shifts in the history of Christian mission. And also formulate a mutual co‑existence and relevant understanding by using various sociological theories as well as some of the missiological theories for cultural response to westernization.

About Author :

Grace Laltlinzo is teaching in the Department of Social Work, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University—Regional Campus, Manipur. She has authored two books, Pregnancy and HIV/AIDS: Exploring Women's Experiences, 2013, Gender from a Christian Perspective: A quest for Partnership, 2015 and Co-edited three books, Hybridising Theory and Practices: Social Work Towards Meeting the Challenges of Global and Local, 2013, Human Security in the North East India: Challenges and Predicaments, 2015 and Violence against Women in North East India, 2017. Her areas of academic research and interest include social work, gender studies, health and child development.