Volume : VII, Issue : XI, November - 2018

THE L.M.S. MISSIONARIES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION FOR THE UPLIFT OF THE LOWER CLASS

M. Ambika Kumar

Abstract :

 

A study of the social reformers of Kanyakumari District with special reference to L.M.S. Missionaries from the middle of the nineteenth century till twentieth century has not been dealt within a comprehensive manner by scholars either Indian or foreign, while a number of scholars have attempted to study in general the social changes that were ought about in this part of the country. Missionaries in Kanyakumari district. Hence, in this work an attempt is made to focus about the contribution of LMS missionaries in Kanyakumari district.  Christianity in South India was founded by one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. Folklore, place names, traditions, social customs, monuments, copper plates, ancient songs and liturgical texts tantamount to truth of the Apostle‘s mission. Amidst the controversies and array of different Pandit Nehru, on the basis of historical antiquity wrote "Christianity came to India as early as the first century after Christ, long before Europe turned to it and established a firm hold in South India". Traditionally it is believed that St. Thomas first planted Christianity in Arabia and in the island of Socotra, sailed eastward and landed at Malankara near Cranganore in the west coast of South India in 52 A.D. Churches and relies associated with the apostle are seen in South India.

Keywords :

LMS missionaries   Varnas   Pallans   Parays  

Article: Download PDF    DOI : https://www.doi.org/10.36106/paripex  

Cite This Article:

THE L.M.S. MISSIONARIES AND THEIR CONTRIBUTION FOR THE UPLIFT OF THE LOWER CLASS , M.Ambika Kumar , PARIPEX-INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-7 | Issue-11 | November-2018


Number of Downloads : 496


References :