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Ashok Kumar M. & Rowena Robinson

In: Margins of Faith: Dalit and Tribal Christianity in India

Chapter 7: Legally Hindu: Dalit Lutheran Christians of Coastal Andhra Pradesh

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Legally Hindu: Dalit Lutheran Christians of Coastal Andhra Pradesh
Legally Hindu: Dalit Lutheran Christians of coastal Andhra Pradesh
Ashok KumarM. and RowenaRobinson1
Introduction

This chapter explores the question of dual identity among Dalit Christians of Andhra, with a special focus on the Lutherans. It is probable that there is some commonality in terms of religious identity as well as social meanings attached to Dalit Christianity in general across different states of India (see also Lobo 1989; Mosse 1994 and Schmalz 2005). In recent times, one has been reading about the violence in Orissa against the Scheduled Caste Pana Christians and the expressions of hostility voiced by those who believe that the Panas practice Christianity in private but assume a Hindu label in order to obtain benefits available to ...

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