Dear Gopi, I agree with you that Western Theologians …
Comment posted Thomas-Malabar Connection & The Jewish Heritage, A Biblical & Analytical Approach by George Mathew.
I agree with you that Western Theologians want to downplay ‘Indian St. Thoma Christianity’ just the same way Western Archealogists refused to accept the fact the Harrappa and Mohenjadaro were Indian.
There is now a BBC programme in Canada titled ‘Around the World in 80 Journeys’. It may be appearing in India too!
In this documentary the travellor visits Cochin and the only thing he has to say is that in the ancient times the Phoenicians, the Egyptians etc. visited Cochin for trade. Not a single mention was made about the Jewish traders in the early years.
Then as a passing reference he says about Jewish traders who migrated to Cochin in the 17th Century AD and who did trade.
Why this ommission of Jewish traders? or is it my imagination?
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