South Asia Reading Guide

John Roxborogh

1. GENERAL REFERENCES

Serials

 

Annual bibliography of Christianity in India 1981- (Heras Institute of Indian history and culture, Bombay).

Bangalore Theological Forum

Dharma Deepika

Indica, (Heras Institute).

Indian Church History Review

Indian Missiological Review

North India Churchman

Religion and Society

Other references

Baago, Kaj. A bibliography, Library of Indian Christian Theology, CLS, 1969.

Barrett, D B. World Christian Encyclopedia, OUP, 1982.

Basham, A L. The wonder that was India, Sidgwick & Jackson, 1982.

Brown, Leslie. The Indian Christians of St Thomas, CUP, 1982.

Cambridge economic history of India, CUP/Orient Longman, 1984.

Daniel, J T K. A vision for India tomorrow, explorations in social ethics, Madras Christian College, 1984.

Firth, C B. An introduction to Indian church history, CLS, 1983.

Forrester, D B. Caste and Christianity, Curzon, 1980.

Grafe, Hugald. History of Christianity in India, Vol. IV, No.2: Tamilnadu in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, Church History Association of India, 1990.

Kuriakose, M K. History of Christianity in India: source materials, CLS, 1982.

Mundadan, A M. Indian Christians : search for identity and struggle for autonomy, Dharmaram, 1984.

Spear, P. A history of India 2, Penguin, 1975.

Spear, P. The Oxford history of modern India 1740-1975, OUP, 1978.

Thapar, Romila. A history of India 1, Penguin, 1976.

2. 52 - 500 : THE FIRST CHRISTIANS IN INDIA

Brown, L. The Indian Christians of St Thomas, CUP, 1982, 43-91.

Firth, Introduction to Indian church history, 1-33.

Foster, J. First Advance, 112-116.

Mundadan, A M. History of Christianity in India, vol 1, Church History Association of India, Bangalore, 1984.

Young, W G. Handbook of source materials, 25-29, 293f.

3. 500 -1500 : ST THOMAS CHRISTIANS AND EARLY WESTERN CONTACTS

Brown, L. The Indian Christians of St Thomas, CUP, 1982.

Browne, L E. The eclipse of Christianity in Asia.

Gregorius, Paulos Mar. The Indian Orthodox Church - an overview, Delhi, 1982.

Hambye, E R. "Some fresh documentation on Medieval Christianity in India and further India," Indian Church History Review, 3(2) Dec 1969, 97-102.

Kuriakose, Source materials, 1-25.

Mundadan, A M. History of Christianity in India, vol 1, 1984.

Mundadan, A M. "Indian Christianity and the East Syrian Church," Indian Church History Review, 6(1), 1972.

van der Ploes, J P M. The Christians of St Thomas and their Syriac manuscripts, Dharmaram, 1983.

4. 1500 -1800 : KERELA, ROME AND SYRIA

Boxer, C R. Joao de Barros : Portuguese humanist and historian of Asia 1980.

Boxer, C R. The Portuguese sea-borne empire.

Cherian, A. "Malabar in the last quarter of the sixteenth century," Indica 4(1) 1967 11-18.

Correia-Afonso, John. Jesuit letters and Indian history 1542-1773 OUP 1969.

Cronin, V. A pearl to India, the life of Roberto de Nobili.

D`Costa, Anthony. The Christianisation of the Goa Islands 1510-1567, Heras Institute, Bombay 1965.

Lehman, E A. It began at Tranquebar, CLS, 1956.

Nath, R. "Important Christian tombs at Agra," Indica 4(1) 1967 19-34.

Souza, T R de, ed. Indo-Portuguese history : old issues new questions, 1985.

Souza, T R de. Medieval Goa, Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Goa, 1979.

Swavely, C H. Lutheran enterprise in India 1706-1752, 1952.

Thekkedath, J. History of Christianity in India, vol 2, CHAI, 1982.

5. 1800 - 1900 : BRITISH RULE AND PROTESTANT MISSIONS

Albuquerque, Teresa. "Christian impact on nineteenth century Bombay," Indica, 20(2), 1983, 95-122.

Band, E. Working His purpose out. The history of the English Presbyterian mission 1847-1947, 493-526.

Barclay, W C. History of Methodist Missions, 3, Widening Horizons, 1845-95, New York, 1957, 451-661.

Beck, James R. Doroth Carey. The tragic and untold story of Mrs William Carey, Baker, 1992.

Boyd, Robin. A church history of Gujarat, CLS, Madras, 1981.

Boyd, R S. India and the Latin captivity of the Church, CUP, 1974.

Brown, Leslie. The Indian Christians of St Thomas, CUP, 1982.

Copley, Antony. ‘The conversion experience of India’s Christian elite in the mid-nineteenth century,’ Journal of Religious History 18(1) June 1994, 52-74.

David, M D. John Wilson and his institution, Wilson College, 1975.

Downs, F S. "Christianity as a tribal response to change in North-East India," Missiology 8(4) 1980 407-416.

Downs, F S. Christianity in North-East India, CLS, Madras, 1976.

Firth, C B. Introduction to Indian church history, 227-232.

Hughes, D. Bishop Sahib. A life of Reginald Heber, Churchman, 1986.

Ingham, K. Reformers in India 1793-1833. An account of the work of Christian missionaries on behalf of social reform, CUP, 1956.

Laird, M A. Missionaries and education in Bengal, 1793-1837, Clarendon, 1972.

Maw, Martin. Visions of India: Fulfilment theology, the Aryan race theory, and the work of British Protestant missionaries in Victorian India, Peter Lang, Frankfurt, 1990.

Neill, S. A history of Christianity in India, 1707-1858, CUP, 1985.

Neill, S. The story of the Christian Church in India and Pakistan, 145-191.

Oddie, G A. Social protest in India. British protestant missionaries and social reformers, 1850-1900, Manohar, 1979.

Pascoe, C F. Two hundred years of SPG, 1701-1900, 468-628h, 606-628, 656-659.

Paton, W. Alexander Duff, pioneer of missionary education.

Paul, Rajaiah D. The Cross over India, SCM, 94-124.

Pickett, J W. Christian mass movements in India.

Piggin S J & John Roxborogh. The St Andrews Seven, Banner of Truth, 1985.

Potts, E D. British Baptist missionaries in India, 1793-1837.

Stanley, B. "Christian responses to the Indian mutiny of 1857," Studies in Church History, vol.20, The Church and war, 277-290.

Webster, J C B. The Christian community and change in 19th century North India, Macmillan India, 1976.

6. 1900 TO THE PRESENT : INDEPENDENCE AND CHURCH UNION

Alburquerque, Teresa. "Christians in Bombay in the cause of freedom," Indica 21(2) 1984 97-113; 22(1) 1985 71-78.

Appasamy, A J. A bishop's story, CLS, Madras, 1969.

Appasamy, A J. Sundar Singh, a biography, CLS, Madras.

Abhishiktananda, Swami. The church in India, an exercise in self-criticism, CLS, 1969.

Barker, R. Sadhu Sundar Singh - called of God, CLS, Madras 1918.

Boyd, Robin. A church history of Gujarat, CLS, Madras, 1981.

Boyd, Robin. Indian Christian theology, CLS, Madras, 1979.

Boyd, R S. India and the Latin captivity of the Church, CUP, 1974.

Downs, F S. "Christianity as a tribal response to change in North-East India," Missiology 8(4) 1980 407-416.

Downs, F S. Christianity in North-East India, CLS, Madras, 1976.

Firth, C B. Introduction to Indian church history, CLS 1961 227-257.

Forrester, D B. Caste and Christianity, Curzon, 1980. 261.834

Gierth, R. Christian life and work at the pastorate level and practical theology in South India, CLS, 1977.

Hayward, V E. The church as a Christian community three studies of North Indian churches, Lutterworth 1966.

Hewitt, G. The problems of success. A history of the Church Missionary Society 1910-1942, volume 2 Asia & Overseas partners, SCM 1977 27-155.

Houghton, G. The impovershment of dependency the history of the Protestant Church in Madras 1870-1920, CLS, 1983.

Luke, P Y and J B Carman. Village Christians and Hindu culture, Lutterworth 1968.

Neill, S. The story of the Christian Church in India and Pakistan, 145-191.

North India Churchman, 23(9), September 1993, Sadhu Sundar Singh

Paul, Rajaiah D. The Cross over India, SCM, 94-124.

Paul, Rajaiah D. Ecumenism in action, CLS, Madras, 1972.

Pickett, J W. Christian mass movements in India, Abingdon, 1933.

Rawlinson, A E J. The Church of South India, Hodder, 1951.

Reynolds, Punjab Pioneer ... Edith Brown ... founder of Ludhiana Christian Medical College, Word, 1968.

Sargant, N C. The dispersion of the Tamil Church, ISPCK, 1962.

Sharpe, E J. Not to destroy but to fulfill. The contribution of J N Farquhar to Protestant missionary thought in India before 1914, Uppsala, 1965.

Stock, F & M. People movements in the Punjab.

Subbamma, B V. Christ confronts India. Indigenous expression of Christianity in India, Diocesan Press Madras 1973.

Sundkler, B. The Church of South India, 1954.

Thangasamy, D A. India and the ecumenical movement, CLS, 1973.

Thomas, G. Christian Indians and Indian nationalism, 1885-1950, Peter Lang, 1979.

Transformation 2(2) Apr/Jun 1985 (Caste)

Webster, J C B. "Christianity in the Punjab," Missiology 6(4) 1978 467-483.

Von Tucker, Paul H. Nationalism: Case and crisis in mission. German missions in British India, 1939-1946, 1980.

7. PAKISTAN

Dharma Deepika 2(1) June 1996.

Rooney, J. Shadows in the dark. A history of Christianity in Pakistan up to the 10th century, Pakistan Church History Monograph 1, Christian Study Centre, Rawalpindi, 1984.

Rooney, J. The hesitant Dawn. Christianity in Pakistan 1579-1760, Pakistan Church History Monograph 2, Christian Study Centre, Rawalpindi, 1984.

Rooney, J. On heels of battles. A history of the Catholic Church in Pakistan 1780-1886, Pakistan Church History Monograph 3, Christian Study Centre, Rawalpindi, 1986.

Rooney, J. Into deserts. A history of the Catholic Diocese of Lahore, 1886-1986, Pakistan Church History Monograph 4, Christian Study Centre, Rawalpindi, 1986.

Rooney, J. On rocky ground. The Catholic church in the North West Territories (1887-1987), Pakistan Church History Monograph 5, Christian Study Centre, Rawalpindi, 1987.

Rooney, J. Symphony on sands. A history of the Catholic Church in Sind and Baluchistan, Pakistan Church History Monograph 6, Christian Study Centre, Rawalpindi, 1988.

Rooney, J. St Thomas and Taxila. A symposium on Saint Thomas, Christian Study Centre, Rawalpindi, 1988.

8. BANGLADESH

McNee, Peter. Crucial issues in Bangladesh, William Carey, 1976.

9. SRI LANKA

Boudens, Richard. Catholic missionaries in a British Colony. Success and failures in Ceylon 1796-1893, Novelle Revue de science missionnaire, Switzerland, 1979.

Dharma Deepika 2(2) December 1996

Don Peter, "History of the Church in Sri Lanka," in M D David, ed., Asia and Christianity, Himalaya Publishing House, 1985, pp.154-161.

Don Peter, W L A. Franciscans and Sri Lanka, Evangel Press, Colombo, 1983.

Furtado, C L. The contribution of Dr D T Niles to the Church Universal and Local, CLS, 1978

Pascoe, C F. Two hundred years of SPG, 2, 660-681, 730f., 758-767, 795b.

Sargent, N C. The dispersion of the Tamil Church, New Delhi, ISPCK, 1962.

Somaratna, G P V. ‘Beleagured Christianity in Contemporary Sri Lanka,’ Asia Journal of Theology 9(1) April 1995, 47-62.

Somaratna, G P V. Christianity in Sri Lanka, in M D David, ed., Asia and Christianity, Himalaya Publishing House, 1985, pp.140-153.

Wynne, Alison. Lament for Lanka, CCA/IA, 1988.