A Land of Charity

  title={A Land of Charity},
  author={J. R. J.},
  journal={The Hospital},
  pages={278 - 278}
  • J. J.
  • Published 2 February 1889
  • History
  • The Hospital
THIS book is the result of material collected and observations made during nine years' residence of a missionary in our great Indian empire. Its pages are, of course, chiefly devoted to an exposition of the different forms of worship and belief, and the progress of missionary work amongst the native population; but the author acknowledges the claims of Science by giving three chapters to the Natural History of Travancore and the economic uses of the plants of the country. With regard to the… 
4 Citations

The London Missionary Society and the Problem of Authority in India, 1798–1833

  • L. Kitzan
  • History, Economics
    Church History
  • 1971
To begin missionary activity in India was not a simple matter. The missionaries there had to face a great deal of opposition not encountered by the missionaries to the South Seas and Africa. In the

Indian Christians and The Making of Composite Culture in South India

  • M. Doss
  • History
    South Asia Research
  • 2018
While North India erupted in rebellion in 1857, South India was experiencing a range of cross-cultural contests between missionary Christianity and local converts, who protested against Indian

Colonial Connections of Protestant Missionaries in Travancore

Despite the fact that Biblical teachings are basically at variance with the spirit of colonialism and capitalism,' the Protestant missionaries in the beginning of the nineteenth century entered into

People and Taxes of Travancore

  • Jeyakala P.M
  • Economics
    International Research Journal of Tamil
  • 2022
The area known as Travancore covers the districts of Kanyakumari, Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam etc. Here during the monarchy, the society was divided into two major divisions on the basis of