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contents and


Selection of Titles of Articles in

Vol. III of the St. Thomas Christian Encyclopaedia of India Vol. III

INDIA . Indology. Indian Christianity


~~Swami Siddinathananda

Saiva Siddhantha

~~X. Irudayaraj

Self-Understanding of Saiva Siddantha Scriptures

~~X. Irudayaraj

Canonical Books of Saivism and Vaishnaviam in Tamil and Sanskrit

~~Ignatius Hirudayam

The Nalayiram Prabandham


Mans Relation to God in the Varuna Hymns

~~Noel Seth

Revelation without a God

~~Francis Xavier DSa


~~George Punnakkottil

Indian Cultural synthesis


Scope and Essentials of an Indian Theology


Christianity and Shankaracharya

~~Richard De Smet









World Religions

~~Albert Nambiapparambil

The Research and Stufies by Western Missionaries and Scholars in Sanskrit Language and Literature


Indian Theology

~~G.Gispert-Sauch s.j.



Theological Encounter of Christianity with Indian Culture


Baptist Theological Education in Andhra

~~W.Gordon Carder

Inspiration and Revelation in the Quran

~~Sr.Arati Snow



The Guru In. Hinduism and Christianity


Biblical Inspiration and the Inspiration of Non-Christian Scriptures

~~George Soares Prabhu

Christians and Gujarati Literature

~~Joseph Mangalam


General Survey of Catholicism in India


Indian Christian Art

~~Matthew Lederle

National Seminar:Church in India Today


Indian Christians and Education


The Bombay 38th International Eucharistic Congress

~~M.M.Balaguer s.j.

Visit to India of Pope Paul VI 1964

~~M.M.Balaguer s.j.

Catechetical development in India from 1955-1967


Baptism in the Indian Christian Churches

~~Blaze Kadicheeni

Baptism in the Syro-Malabar Church

~~Paul-Blaze Kadicheeni

Liturgical Development in India




Indian Youth and Liturgy

~~Gerwin Van Leuwen

Church Music in South India


Church Music in Kannada

~~Felix Joseph Noronha

Hinduism and the Missionary


Christian Contribution to the Industrial Development of India

~~Matthew Kalathil

Indian Christians and Political Activities


Bible in Indian Languages

~~R.Van De Walle

The Bible:Texts and Versions


Goan Christians and Church Music

~~Lourdino Barreto

Christianity and the Status of Women in India

~~Jean Paramjyothi Augustine

Christians and Health-Care Services in India

~~Emmanuel Pallikkunnel



Indian Christians and Workers Movements

~~Thomas Joseph

Indian Christians and Mass Communications Media


The Ecumenical Christian Centre-Whitefield, Bangalore


Indian Christians and Family Planning

~~Marie-Mignon Mascarenhas

20th Century Trends in Christisnity

~~Abraham Adappur

Indian Christians and the Law

~~Joseph Minattur

The Origin and Development of Psychological Tests for Priests

~~John Kalayil svd

Indian Christians and Family Planning

~~Georger Lobo

The Native Clergy in Goa :Recruitment and Formation

~~Carlos M. De Melo

Christians and Nation Building Activities in India

~~John Pulparambil

Common Elements in Christianity and Islam




Tamil Culture

~~Ignatius Hirudayam

Theological Task of Indian Seminaries


Detailed Histories of Certain Congregations and Societies as Examples:

Society of Divine Word

~~Clarence Srambickal

The Society of Jesus in India

~~E.J.Thomas Menachery s.j.

Holy Family Congregation


Franciscan Clarist Congregation


Vincentian Congregation

~~Jacob Kallarackal

Fransalians or Missionaries of St Francis de Sales

~~Fr. Francis Mogept

Carmelites of Mary Immaculate


Institute of Brs. Of Xn Instruction of St Gabriel

Society of St.Vincent De Paul

~~F Silyeira


~~K. Luke

Miss. Society of St Francis Xavier


The Congregation of the Mission

~~Fr.Thomas Maliekal

Order of Preachers in India

~~Fr.Simon Roche

Salesians of Don Bosco in India

~~Orestes Paviotti

Missionaries St Francis de Sales

~~John Edacherry P.

Srs. Of Charity of Sts.Bartholomeo Capitanio & Vincentia Gerosa

The Adoration Congregation

~~Alphonso Maria

Royal Convent of Santa Monica

~~Moreno DSouza

Cong. of the Mother of Carmel

Apostolic Carmel in India


~~James Pazhayattil

St Thomas Hospital and Leprosy Centre

~~M. Aschoff

Xavier Institute, Jamshedpur


Cath.Nurses Guild of India

~~Sr. M. Ella


Christian Institute for the Study of Religion & Society

Catholic Hospital Association of India

~~Emmanuel Pallikkunnel

The Apostleship of Prayer

The Eucharistic Crusade


Rumanian Orthox Episcopate of America

S.H. College Shembagannur


Indian Social Institute

~~Alfred DSouza

Bom Jesus Shrine of St.Francis Xavier

~~Moreno DSouza

Vidyajyothi, Delhi

~~V.C. George

Shrine Basilica of O. L. of Vailankanni

~~Xavier Irudayaraj

Jnanadeepa, Poona

~~Phillip Kalarickal

The National Vocation Service Centre (NVSC)

~~E. Zeitler

The Pontifical Association of the Holy Childhood

~~Stan F. Aranjo

The Christian Nurses League


Catholic Youth Organisations in Indian Universities

~~Phillip Thomas

The Student Christian Movement of India

~~S. Amritham and M. E. Prabhakar

St. Marys Orphanage, Fatima Nagar

~~George T. Thekkekkara


Sacred Heart College, Thiruppattur


Indian Christian Endeavour Union

~~B. K. Pramanik

The Sodality of Our Lady (CLC) in India

~~Francis A. Benac

The Sodality in Kerala

~~Bro. Louis Manjaly

C.M.C. and Brown Memorial Hospital, Ludhiana

Orthodox Churches in America

Eastern Churches in India the Future

~~E. R. Hambye

Doctrinal and Practical Implications of Inter Communion

~~George Lobo

The Apostle of Sendamaram Joseph Ignaci




~~Ferroli D.

Missionary of the New Madura Mission Jean-Baptiste


St. John De Britto

Jacques Thomas De Rossi

Francis Bertram (1870 1936)

~~Lawrence Sundaram

Fr. Hadrian Caussanen (1850 1930)

Fr. Santago James (1848 1926)

~~X. Irudayaraj

Constantine Lievens of Chota Nagpur

~~Fr. Varghese Anikuzhi

St. John De Britto

~~D. Mauricio

Alcoholism and the Catholic Church in Bombay City

~~Augustus L. De Souza

Rudolph Acquawiva and his Companions

~~J. Wicki

Certain Liturgical Developments in Kerala

~~Charles Paingot

Society of Holy Childhood

John Paul II Visit


Hierarchal Centenary

Some Thoughts on Sangham Age Christians of Kerala

~~J. J. Morris

Early Christianity in Tamil Nadu

~~Devanayagam and Devakala

Indias Ancient Monastic tradition

~~Francis Achrya

Heads of NCCI Member Churches and Office Bearers



M.S.Rajasekhara Ayer

Noel Narayanaswami Ayer



T.S.Sundaram Ayer

Rao Saheb Vincent Mahadeva Ayer - An Orthodox Brahmin

J.VaidyaNatha Ayer BA LT

A Brethern Mission of Andhra

~~K.Prasantha Kumar

Christ For Andhra - Media Thrust

~~JNM Wijngaards

Missionary Society of St.Thomas the Apostle

Congregation of Mother of Carmel

~~Nirmala Province Trichur

Pontifical Mission Aid Societies

~~Fr.Lucio da Veiga Coutinho

Good Shepherd Minor Seminary - Diocese of Palai

~~Fr.George Choorkat

Oriens Theological College, Shillong

~~Mathew Thundathil

St.Pius College, Goregaon

~~Fr.Agnelo Gracias

St.Pauls Regional Minor Seminary


St.Marys Seminary, Patna

~~Fr. Thomas Olikathotty

St.Marys Preparatory Seminary,Palayamkottai


Northeast India Baptist Bible College


St.Pauls Minor Seminary IinJalaKuda

~~Fr. Arikat

VidyaJyothi, Delhi

All India Mission Seminary, Pilar, Goa

St.Michaels Minor Seminary, Belgaum


Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol



Mary Matha College, Kanjirappally

~~Fr.Sebastian Ullatt

Ishvani Kendra, Pune

~~Fr.Augustine Kanjamala

SH Theological College, Shillong


Sothern Asia Bible College, Bangalore


SH Church, Meghalaya

~~Rev.Fr.A.Buocieeri sdb

The Sunday Liturgy

~~Fr.Joseph Thensseril

St.Alberts College,Ranchi

~~Jos De Cuyper sj