A History of Christianity in India: 1707-1858 by Stephen Neill

By Stephen Neill

This booklet, a sequel to Bishop Neill's A historical past of Christianity in India: The Beginnings to 1707, strains its topic from the loss of life of Aurunzib to the so-called Indian Mutiny. The historical past of India in view that 1498 is of a big disagreement of cultures and religions. on account that 1757, the manager half during this disagreement has been performed via Britain; and the Christian missionary company, specifically on its academic facet, has had a crucial position. This e-book depicts with admirable equity the entire a variety of varieties of Christian religion that experience made touch with India. during this quantity, the Indian voice within the controversy starts truly to be heard. Bishop Neill had was hoping it might be heard much more truly in a 3rd quantity tracing the tale to Independence in 1947 and the formation of the Church of South India within which he himself performed so widespread an element. regrettably, he died earlier than he may perhaps write it.

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21 It is difficult to determine the number of Catholics who died for their religion during Elizabeth's reign, for not all records are complete, nor have all been studied. Also, many Catholics died while imprisoned and many others soon after their release. For accounts about these Catholics, see P. Caraman and J. Walsh, The Catholic Martyrs of England and Wales, 1535-1680: A Chronological List (London: Catholic Truth Society, 1979); Philip Caraman, The Other Face: Catholic Life Under Elizabeth I (London: Longmans, 1960).

Leys's Catholics in England, 1559-1829: A Social History (London: Longmans, 1961). It should also be noted, as Arnold Pritchard shows (Catholic Loyalism in Elizabethan England [Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1979]), that various kinds of "Roman Catholic" beliefs were held by Catholics in England and by Englishmen on the Continent. Because of the differences among English Catholics, Pritchard argues, Catholicism in England survived. After Campion's time, serious disagreements developed between the regular and the secular clergy which led eventually to open dispute, especially at Wisbech Castle (see Bossy, English Catholic Community, pp.

Iohn Feilde student in Divinitie. Nowe perused by the learned men themselves, and thought meete to be published. ]. [STC 18744]. Future references to this work will be cited as A true report. Also, for insightful commentary on A true report, see Peter Milward, Religious Controversies of the Elizabethan Age: A Survey of Printed Sources (Lincoln and London: University of Nebraska Press, 1977), p. 60. Future references to this valuable study will be cited as Milward, Religious Controversies of the Elizabethan Age.

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