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St. Thomas, the apostle of India

Martin Gielen

St. Thomas, the apostle of India

by Martin Gielen

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Published by Oriental Institute of Religious Studies in Kottayam .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Thomas, Apostle, Saint, 1st cent.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMartin Gielen ; editor, G. Chediath.
    SeriesOIRSI ;, 143, Oriental Institute of Religious Studies, India (Series) ;, no. 143.
    ContributionsChediath, Geevarghese.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBS2520.T45 G54 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 302 p. ;
    Number of Pages302
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1371087M
    LC Control Number92902195

      St. Thomas, the apostle in India,Christianity. An icon used to represent a menu that can be toggled by interacting with this icon.   The Christian community in India is known as the St. Thomas Christians. A reflection of the tradition that he founded the Church in India and their tradition is that he died a martyred death there. In recent years, he got some notoriety as the possible author of an ancient writing discovered in Egypt in called the Gospel of : Tom Collingwood.

    St. Thomas, The Apostle, In India: An Investigation Based On The Latest Researches In Connection With The Time-Honoured Tradition Regarding Th [FACSIMILE] [D'Cruz, F. A] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. St. Thomas, The Apostle, In India: An Investigation Based On The Latest Researches In Connection With The Time-Honoured Tradition Regarding Th [FACSIMILE]1/5(1). Additional Physical Format: Online version: Gielen, Martin, St. Thomas, the apostle of India. Kottayam: Oriental Institute of Religious Studies,

    THOMAS, Apostle of India by Peter Paul Ruben ( – ) Tradition has not been kind to St. Thomas, an intriguing apostle of Christ. Tarnished for his thick-headed insistence of a personal sensory verification of the Resurrection, Thomas has invariably inherited the role of a doubter.   The Legacy of St Thomas, Apostle of India. Mumbai: St. Pauls, , p Here and in some other places of the narration, the author follows the Acts of Thomas, an apocryphal writing which describes the evangelizing mission of this Apostle with a .


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St. Thomas, the apostle of India by Martin Gielen Download PDF EPUB FB2

Serena Fass is an year-old writer, photographer and wanderer who has followed St. Thomas’s progress across much of Asia. Her book In the Footsteps of St. Thomas. The church here has remained faithful to the the apostle of India book of St Thomas’s journey from Palestine, via Syria, to India.

It is a story long forgotten in the West, which has come to regard itself as the true home of the faith, forgetting that, Christianity is, quintessentially, an eastern religion. Thomas, (born, probably Galilee—died 53 ce, Madras, India; Western feast day Decem feast day in Roman and Syrian Catholic churches July 3, in the Greek church October 6), one of the Twelve Apostles.

His name in Aramaic (Teʾoma) and Greek (Didymos) means “twin”; John identifies him as “Thomas, called the Twin.”. The evidence on this book as well shows that St Thomas got come to North India although South Indians claim that he had remained in To the south India.

(Gjorgjievski,p. 1) This is demonstrated by the evidences provided by different scholars who visited this region in the early years of Christian period to the Costa da prata period. Then, according to the third-century Acts of Thomas, in the y the apostle sailed, in the company of a Jewish traveler named Abbanes, to the southern tip of India, to the port of Muziris, present-day Pattanam, in Kerala state.

,THEAPOSTLE, ININDIA. AnInvestigationbasedonthelatestresearchesin connectionwiththeTime-honouredTradition inSouthernIndia jr.

The apocryphal Acts of Thomas tells an alternative story of the Apostle travelling to northern India at the invitation of King Gundaphar – and archaeological discoveries showing that Gundaphar actually existed, and probably had his capital in Taxila, an ancient city not far from present-day Islamabad, suggest there might be a St.

Thomas of truth. --St. Cyril of Jerusalem, Cathechesis V (4th century A.D.) If ever we find something wisely said by the pagans, we should not scorn it with the name of the author but as the apostle says, "Test all things, holding fast what is good."--Origen, Homily on Exodus (2nd century A.D.) About this Book.

If St Thomas had carried Christianity to India, it is likely that he would have taken a distinctly more Jewish form than the Gentile-friendly version developed for the Greeks of Antioch by St. Master and disciple. I n India it is often said that “the father is born again in the son.” This ancient adage applies also to the worthy disciple–in him the master continues his work.

This being so, the character and mission of Jesus, the Christ of India, can be traced in that of his apostle Thomas. QUEST FOR THE HISTORICAL THOMAS APOSTLE OF INDIA, a Re-reading of the Evidence.

By Fr. George Nedungatt SJ. Pp xxxiv + Theological Publications in India, Bangalore Price ₹ The Apostle Thomas’ Missionary Activities and Martyrdom Edit.

Front view of the San Thome Basilica in Chennai. Saint Thomas in India Edit. Reliable sources give us a clear picture of Saint Thomas' activities in India.

One of these sites states that "after the Apostles were dispersed, Saint Thomas went to India. There he served the Lord by. Question: "Did the Apostle Thomas (St. Thomas) take the gospel all the way to India?" Answer: The apostle Thomas was one of the original twelve disciples of Jesus (Matthew ).

He is sometimes known as “Doubting Thomas,” because he declared that he would not believe that Jesus was resurrected until he could touch Jesus’ wounds (John ).He is also known as one of the first. St. Thomas, The Apostle of India by Jesus - My Great Master Published Febru Updated (Credits to Divine Creations).

It is known that St. Thomas preached the Gospel in Asia beyond the frontiers of the Roman Empire, probably in Persia and possibly as far afield as India. Thomas. Behind San Thome Cathedral is the entrance to the weirdly chintzy tomb of St Thomas the Apostle.

It's believed that, in AD 52, 'Doubting Thomas' introduced Christianity to the subcontinent, before being martyred at St Thomas Mount, Chennai, in AD Most of his mortal remains are believed to now be.

Asked to show his progress, St. Thomas explained that the palace he was building was in heaven, not on earth. Ultimately, after giving into God’s will, Thomas was freed from slavery. He planted seeds for the new Church, forming many parishes and building many churches along the way.

To this day, Saint Thomas is venerated as the Apostle of India. Therefore, very few Christians who read the book of Acts realize that at about the same time that Acts 19 records the apostle Paul preaching in Ephesus, the apostle Thomas is preaching the gospel in India.

The book of Acts is not intended to give us a comprehensive picture of the entire early Gentile mission, but rather highlights the spread of. apostle Thomas and his meeting w ith the risen Jesus tra nspires in a part o f Joh n’s Gospel which is termed the ‘Book of Glory’ (John ).

Most scholars agree that. Patronages of St. Thomas are numerous, and he was declared the Apostle of India by Pope Paul VI in Most of his remains are lovingly venerated by Indian pilgrims in the beautiful St. Thomas Cathedral Basilica in Chennai.

His feast day is a universal feast of the Church on July 3. A thorough and convincing study for the theory that the Apostle Thomas made his first missionary journey into northern India prior to making the missionary journey into south India and martyrdom. Dr. Kurikilamkatt begins with a detailed study of the historical and geographical background needed to understand the details of the various ancient Cited by: 1.Full text of "St.

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THOMAS THE APOSTLE, IN INDIA BY F. A. D'CRUZ, BUST OF THE APOSTLE THOMAS AT ORTONA IN ITALY.Realizing this, Thomas said to the other apostles, “Let us also go to die with him” (John b). Reflection Thomas shares the lot of Peter the impetuous, James and John, the “sons of thunder,” Philip and his foolish request to see the Father—indeed all the apostles in Author: Franciscan Media.