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Tribes of Nagaland and the Catholic Church: A Journey Together

Tribes of Nagaland and the Catholic Church: A Journey Together

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Author:Fr Thomas John
ISBN 13:9789390961467
Binding:Softcover
Language:English
Year:2022
Subject:North East India/Tribal Studies

About the Book

Tribes of Nagaland and the Catholic Church is a valuable treatise on the history and contribution of the Catholic Church in Nagaland and the role it played in the development of the State. It traces the roots, growth and the influence Catholic Church had on the people and the state in general. Recalling the immense sacrifice the earlier Catholic missionaries and lay leaders made, the book also highlights the struggles of social isolation, indifference, threats and expulsion that they faced on account of their Catholicism. About the Author Rev. Fr Thomas John Rev. Fr Thomas John is a Parish Priest in the Diocese of Paisley, Scotland. Born in Kerala, he studied Philosophy from Good Shepherd Seminary, Dimapur, Nagaland and later Theology from Oriens Theological College, Shillong, Meghalaya. He joined the Diocese of Kohima and served as Parish Priest and Associate Professor until 2016. His subject of research for his Doctorate was Impact of the Catholic Church on Naga Society.