Restricted Nations: India

Restricted Nations India India Tales of Glory may be unlike any book on Christianity in India that you have ever read From the arrival of one of Christ s apostles to today s Hindu fanaticism the blood shed in Jesus name tell

  • Title: Restricted Nations: India
  • Author: The Voice of the Martyrs Riley K. Smith
  • ISBN: 9780882640327
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Paperback
  • India Tales of Glory may be unlike any book on Christianity in India that you have ever read From the arrival of one of Christ s apostles to today s Hindu fanaticism, the blood shed in Jesus name tells a story that s full of glory.Throughout history, India s Christians have been well acquainted with opposition to the gospel message, from Brahmin priests to colonial poweIndia Tales of Glory may be unlike any book on Christianity in India that you have ever read From the arrival of one of Christ s apostles to today s Hindu fanaticism, the blood shed in Jesus name tells a story that s full of glory.Throughout history, India s Christians have been well acquainted with opposition to the gospel message, from Brahmin priests to colonial powers to Muslim invaders And those who suffered for Christ are just as varied, be it one of Christ s disciples, Jesuit priests, Indian nationals, a rajah, or foreign missionaries.Today, India s Christians still face persecution Those who have left Hinduism and their caste less social standing are being targeted Such a disruption of the Hindu social order has led fanatics to force them to return to a life subservient to their gods and higher castes Some have returned to Hinduism Others have not.Despite times of misplaced ministry priorities and setbacks from Western powers, the Body of Christ wrote these tales of triumph with their very lives Risking loss of possessions, torture, imprisonment, and even death, their tales of glory will continue to be written until Christ returns When you read this compressed narrative of India s persecuted past and present, ask yourself if you could echo the words of Thomas, martyred in India, Let us also go, that we may die with him John 11 16.

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    1. This was a good quick summary of the overall story of Christianity in India over the last 1,900+ years, with very sobering stories of individual martyrs over the centuries, and current believers being persecuted. It condensed down a long history and complex religious and political environment for the layman. Good for any Christian to read to learn of the persecutions of their brothers and "Remember those in prison as if you were their fellow prisoners, and those who are mistreated as if you your [...]

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