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Catholic revival in post-colonial Sri Lanka

A. J. V. Chandrakanthan

Catholic revival in post-colonial Sri Lanka

a critique of ecclesial contextualization

by A. J. V. Chandrakanthan

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Published by Social and Economic Development Centre in Colombo, Sri Lanka .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sri Lanka
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church -- Sri Lanka -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Sri Lanka -- Church history -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementA.J.V. Chandrakanthan.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX1646 .C5 1995
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxv, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL947559M
      ISBN 109559576704
      LC Control Number95904661

        Post Colonial Systems In February 4th Sri Lanka obtained it’s independence, however the leadership of the nation fell to the members of the new social elites (Desilva, ). The new administration had some vital question to be resolved in benefiting the nation to maintain a sustained growth mentioning few are. Most Junior as Bishop; Most Senior as Bishop; Active Near Age Limit; Cardinals. Electors; Non-Voting.

        St Anthony's Shrine: Catholicism in Sri Lanka - See traveler reviews, 83 candid photos, and great deals for Colombo, Sri Lanka, at Tripadvisor/5(). And it is a book that challenges socio-legal researchers seeking to contest rather than simply affirm the received wisdom on the religious politics of comparative constitutional law to take more seriously those places, like Sri Lanka, and traditions, like Buddhism, that are usually relegated to the literature’s by: 8.

        Image Source. One of the most beautiful churches in Sri Lanka, St. Sebastian’s Church is patterned on the Reims Cathedral in is built in the Gothic Revival style, hence making it an architectural marvel. Also known by the name of St. Sebastian’s Church, Wellaweediya, it is a catholic church whose patron saint is Saint : Upasana Malik. Buddhist Fundamentalism and Minority Identities in Sri Lanka explores Sinhala-Buddhist fundamentalist ideology and its power to shape the identities of Sri Lanka's ethnic and religious minorities. Sinhala-Buddhist fundamentalists in contemporary Sri Lanka share and ideology that asserts a vital link between the island of Sri Lanka and this Sinhala people, especially in their role as curators.


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Catholic revival in post-colonial Sri Lanka by A. J. V. Chandrakanthan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genre/Form: Church history History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chandrakanthan, A.J.V. Catholic revival in post-colonial Sri Lanka. Colombo, Sri Lanka:. Book Reviews A.J.V. Chandrakantham, Catholic Revival in Post-Colonial Sri Lanka. A Critique of Ecclesial Contextualization, Colombo: Social and Economic Development Centre & Northolt: Emelyn Publishers,pp.

After a general discussion of the theory of contextualization (ch. I) and the Sri Lankan context (ch. II), the main body of this book gives us a review of statements and. Catholic revival in post-colonial Sri Lanka: a critique of ecclesial contextualization by: Chandrakanthan, A.

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Tissa Balasuriya, much less his offending book.A glimpse into Sri Lanka’s Catholic Community St Anthony’s Church is an interesting church to visit in order to see the reverence that Sri Lankan Catholics give to St Anthony.

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