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74 â•… Clarke, Dalits and Christianity, pp. 37 ff. 75 â•… Clarke, Dalits and Christianity, pp. 38, 39. Answering Some Questions – The Why, What and How of Dalit Theology 37 In a critical denouncement of Indian Christian Theology, Sathianathan Clarke not only scathingly critiques Indian Christian theology’s hegemonic espousal of upper-caste interest but also accuses Indian Christian theology of functioning as an instrument of ideological co-option. His cogent analysis of Indian Christian Theology analyses its hegemonic influences on both Dalits and non-Dalits.

56 â•… Aiyadurai J esudason Appasamy, Christianity as Bhakti Marga: A Study of the Johannine Doctrine of Love (Madras: CLS, 1991) (3rd edn), pp. 39, 43. It is the idea of God’s immanence in the cosmos as Logos (antharyamin), which even preceded the incarnation, that permeates Appasamy’s exposition of the visistadvaita philosophy. 57 â•… Chenchiah’s theology can be called as the theology of the new creation. His theology revolves around a fulcrum which he calls ‘the raw fact of Christ’. The raw fact of Christ is, for Chenchiah, the historical Christ who still lives today.

39 ff. â•… Nora and Godwin Shiri, ‘Dalits and Christianity’, p. 103. 27 â•… Forrester says that one should never neglect ‘that a conversion movement is like a kind of group identity crisis, in which the group passes through a negative rejection of their lowly place in Hindu society to a positive affirmation of a new social and religious identity. The new identity does not depend on its acceptance and recognition by the higher castes; indeed it has been chosen and is sustained despite their refusal to accept it’.

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