Church History Association of India

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Church History Association of India (CHAI)[1][2] is an ecumenical body[3] of Church historians in India. Its journal is The Indian Church History Review (ICHR).[4][5]

Present Council (2012- )[edit]

  • President - Jetti A Oliver, Hyderabad
  • Vice-President - Joan Dias, Mumbai
  • General Secretary - George Oommen, Dehradun [6]
  • Joint Secretary - D. J. Jeremiah, Rajamundry
  • Treasurer - Francis Thonippara, Bangalore
  • Members - Pratap Digal, Serampore, H. Lalrinthanga Rina, Aizawl

Council (2009-2011)[edit]

  • President - O. L. Snaitang, Shillong
  • Vice-President - Thomas Edmunds, Chennai
  • General Secretary - George Menachery, Ollur, Thrissur[7]
  • Joint Secretary - Agnes De Sa, Mumbai
  • Treasurer - Sebastian Edathikavil, Bangalore
  • Executive Committee Members - George Oommen, Dehradun,[6] Varghese Perayil, Adoor

Members[edit]

  • Gordon Carder[8]
  • B. C. Paul,[9] B.D., M.Th.., Ph.D.
  • C. Yesupadam,[9] B.D., M.Th.
  • N. Surya Rao,[9] B.D., M.Th.
  • Kranthi Farias
  • Jos Kalapurra Patna
  • George Menachery
  • Sebastian Edathikavil
  • S.K. Nanda,[9] B.D., M.Th.
  • Leonard Fernando [10]
  • K. L. Richardson,[11] B.D., M.Th.
  • G.Moses,[12] M.A., M.Th.,L.Lb.

Publications[edit]

Jose Kalapura is in charge of the association's journal, the Indian Church History Review.

Leonard Fernando is the General Editor of History of Christianity in India published by Church History Association of India.

Among the books published by CHAI are: HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY IN INDIA. Vol.I From the Beginning up to the Middle of the Sixteenth Century - A. M. Mundadan. Vol.II From the Middle of the Sixteenth Century to the End of the Seventeenth Century - J. Thekkedath. Vol.III During the Eighteenth Century - E. R. Hambye. Vol.IV (Part 2) Tamil Nadu in the 19th & 20th Centuries - Hugald Grafe. Vol.V (Part 2) North West India in the 19th & 20th Centuries - C. B. Webster. Vol.V (Part 5) North East India in the 19th & 20th Centuries - F. S. Downs.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christianity Today [1] Christianity in India
  2. ^ Daily Goa News [2] News item about CHAI's conference
  3. ^ Goa Net [3] News article
  4. ^ Journal Seek [4] Info
  5. ^ University of British Columbia [5] List of serials
  6. ^ a b NTC
  7. ^ Indian Christianity [6] Profile of Dr.George Menachery
  8. ^ Andhra Christian Theological College Faculty
  9. ^ a b c d Ibid
  10. ^ Fernando, a Jesuit, is faculty at Vidyajyoti College
  11. ^ Richardson is faculty at ACTC
  12. ^ Rev. Moses is faculty at ACTC

Further reading[edit]

  • Mundalan, A. Mathias / Church History Association of India (1984). History of Christianity in India: 1. 
  • J Thekkedath/ Church History Association of India (1982). History of Christianity in India: from the middle of the 16th century to the end of the 17th century (1542-1700) 2. 
  • Frederick Sheldon Downs / Church History Association of India (1992). History of Christianity in India: North East India in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries 5. 

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