Telugu Christians: A History
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Fortress Press, 2022.
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James Elisha Taneti., & James Elisha Taneti|AUTHOR. (2022). Telugu Christians: A History . Fortress Press.

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James Elisha Taneti and James Elisha Taneti|AUTHOR. 2022. Telugu Christians: A History. Fortress Press.

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James Elisha Taneti and James Elisha Taneti|AUTHOR. Telugu Christians: A History Fortress Press, 2022.

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James Elisha Taneti, and James Elisha Taneti|AUTHOR. Telugu Christians: A History Fortress Press, 2022.

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The first two chapters of the book examine the earliest encounters between the Christian message that European missionaries introduced and the local Christians. Covering three centuries, this section highlights the appropriation of the Christian message among the caste converts.

Later chapters analyze the impact of Dalit conversions and women's leadership on the social fabric and theological texture of Telugu Christianity in the nineteenth and the early twentieth centuries.

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