The Santal and the Biblical Creation Traditions: Anthropological & Theological Reflections

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Author: Timotheas Hembrom

9788192554150 | PB | pp.304 | 2013 | Adivaani

Timotheas Hembrom offers a brief and lucid introduction to the Santals, showing that though they are a people of no scripture, they have as much knowledge about God the creator as the People of scriptures. Hembrom also conducts an exegetic study and compares the Biblical and the Santal’s creation narratives. His findings and conclusions prove to be relevant for any reader interested in faith and the origin of religion.

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Timotheas Hembrom offers a brief and lucid introduction to the Santals, showing that though they are a people of no scripture, they have as much knowledge about God the creator as the People of scriptures. Hembrom also conducts an exegetic study and compares the Biblical and the Santal’s creation narratives. His findings and conclusions prove to be relevant for any reader interested in faith and the origin of religion.

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Author:

Timotheas Hembrom

ISBN:

9788192554150

Binding:

Paperback

Pages:

304

Year of Publication:

2013

Publisher:

Adivaani

Edition:

First

Condition:

New

Country of Origin:

India

About the Author

Timotheas Hembrom is an ordained Minister of the Church of North India and an Old Testament Scholar who taught at the Bishop’s College, Kolkata, affiliated to the nation’s first University, the Senate of Serampore College (University). As a Biblical scholar, Timotheas is a member of the scholarly Society for Biblical Studies in India, with members from the Protestant, Orthodox, Catholic and Charismatic Church societies. He researched on Santali creation traditions and his work was first published in 1996 (reprinted in 2013) was simultaneously reviewed in the Indian Journal of Theology and the Journal of Hindu-Christian Studies. Timotheas Hembrom had been the editor of the Santali magazine, Jug-Sirijol published by the Santali Cultural and Literary Society, Kolkata in Roman script.
Easterine Kire’s work has been translated into German, Croatian, Uzbek, Norwegian and Nepali. In 2011 she was awarded the governor’s medal for excellence in Naga literature.

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