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The Scheduled Tribes and Christianity in India

A glance at the census reports on religion will show that the growth rate of the Christian community is the lowest among all the religious communities in India. Another feature is the recent association of Christianity with the scheduled tribes, largely because Christianity happens to constitute religious identity of the overwhelming majority of the tribals in the four north-eastern states of India.

State, Society and Religion

India's Agony over Religion by Gerald James Larson; State University of New York Press, Albany, 1995; pp xiv + 393.
A BOOK that announces in its preface that many of the discussions in half the text is "rather dense and difficult" and at the same time claims to be "primarily designed for the non-specialist general reader" (p xi) is difficult to review; for the reviewer does not know which yardstick he should use. He would rather suspect that the author of the book has covered unfamiliar as well as familiar ground.

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