The Syrian Christians Of Kerala – Part 1

The Syrian Christians Of Kerala – Part 1

 (This Essay is an extract from a book titled “George Joseph, the Life and Times of a Kerala Christian Nationalist” [Orient Longman, New Delhi] by Prof George Gheverghese Joseph. CRI wishes to thank Prof George Gheverghese Joseph )    A serious misunderstanding of the Syrian Christian heritage is prevalent even […]

 

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  • Part 2 – The Syrian Christians Of Kerala

    Part 2 – The Syrian Christians Of Kerala

    Continued from Part 1 Missionaries, Colonel Munro and Syrian Christians     In the early nineteenth century, reports by European travelers and missionaries painted a gloomy picture of the state of indigenous kingdoms. State monopolies controlled by the rajas were apparently strangling trade and commerce. In their drive to finance their own […]