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Who introduced Christianity in India?
Christianity was perhaps introduced into India by Thomas the Apostle, who visited Muziris in Kerala in 52 CE to proselytize amongst Kerala’s Jewish settlements; however this is widely disputed due to lack of credible historical evidence. It has to be noted that historical evidence is always a problem of Indian history.
What is the influence of Christianity on India?
Christianity has influenced the lives of Indian people in different dimensions: The Christian Catholic Church promoted education in different part of the country. If Kerala is near 100% literate today it is thanks to the effort started by Christian missionaries for centuries.
Did Christianity come from India?
You may find it surprising that much of Christianity originated from India . Indeed, over the centuries, numerous historians and sages have pointed out that not only has Hinduism had a predominant influence on Christianity, but that many of the Christian rites could be directly borrowed from Hindu (Vedic) India.
What are Indian Christians called?
Alternative Titles: Malabar Christians, Saint Thomas Christians. Thomas Christians, also called St. Thomas Christians or Malabar Christians, indigenous Indian Christian groups who have traditionally lived in Kerala, a state on the Malabar Coast, in southwestern India.