The History of Christianity in India: From the Commencement of the Christian Era : Second Portion: Comprising the History of Protestant Missions, 1706-1816, Volume 1

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Seeley, Burnside, and Seeley, 1839 - India
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Contents

Commences his first expedition to India
11
Is compelled to return
12
Opens a communication by sea with India and his dominions
13
Extent of Alexanders projects
14
Division of his empire between four of his officers
15
Ptolemy Soter king of Egypt prosecutes his commercial designs
18
Hippalus opens a direct communication with India across the Ara
24
Romans enter into negotiation with the emperor of China to which
30
Probable origin of the tradition about him
40
Pantauus of Alexandria the first missionary to India in the second
47
Signature of Johannes at the council of Nice accounted for
61
f Cotistantinc the Great established Christianity as the religion of
63
CHAPTER III
69
His violent proceedings to extirpate heresy
75
The progress of his sect and degeneracy of his tenets
82
CHAPTER IV
89
BOOK SECOND
119
ambition of Europe
122
Mahomedans take Constantinople and expel the Genoese
123
Portuguese under Vasco de Gama discover the passage to India by way of the Cape of Good Hope They are soon obliged to return but subsequently ...
124
CHAPTER II
127
that of Britain proved
128
Mission of Augustine the monk to Britain
129
Justinian acknowledges the Popes supremacy in 533
133
its assumption favoured by circumstances
134
Former Bishops of Rome confined their attention to ecclesiastical affairs
136
Influence of the priesthood increases in the middle ages
137
Roman empire divided into ten kingdoms
138
This favours the Popes pretensions
139
protested against by the French and other foreign prelates
140
Other iniquitous means used to support the papal pretensions
144
dawn of Reformation Inquisition established to extinguish it
146
two popes at same time
148
John Wicliff the English reformer
149
Roman church seeks to extend her dominion in the eastern and western worlds newly discovered
150
Reflections relating to the Syrian church in India
151
brings home two Indian Christians
152
CHAPTER III
158
Xaviers birth parentage and education
165
Is called to labour at Rome 108
171
His converts at Manaar cruelly persecuted
188
Narrow escape at Java
195
reflections on his death
287
His arrival and immediate precautions to intercept all ecclesiastics
293
In the fifteenth century the Florentines are admitted to a share
298
Commission appointed for Malabar during the abeyance of the see
300
Jesuits dissatisfaction
307
COMPARATIVE VIEW Or THE SYRIANS AND PORTUGUESE IN INDIA
317
CHAPTER II
333
gains the Rajah
339
Menezes violence against the Patriarch of Babylon enrages
345
His violence at Paru ineffectual
352
Interview with an aged Cattanar at Mangate
358
CHAPTER III
364
CHAPTER IV
383
Thirtyeight candidates ordained
391
The Rannee orders him to depart
397
Adoration of the cross
403
Holds a second ordinationreceives a visit from Francisco Roz
409
Intended interruption defeated F Roz preaches
411
SO Syrians foa it of Charitydissertation on the practice
413
Menezes visits and relieves the sick
419
Favourable reception at Nagpili
420
CHAPTER V
423
The inhabitants reconciled to the Church of Rome
425
Archdeacon still holds out
426
Menezes affected forbearance Specimen of his knowledge of Scripture
427
His second visit to Diamperhis violence of temper
429
Private interview with the prime minister of Cochin
433
Contrasts his own charity with the parsimony of the Syrian Bishops
434
Archdeacon alarmed at his progress and doubtful how to act
435
Menezes endeavours to frighten him into submission
436
Finds the people of Narome in arms to resist him applies to the heathen governor for assistance the place abandoned
438
Receives a submissive letter from the Archdeacon
439
Sends him ten articles to subscribehis ignorance of ecclesiastical history
440
Assumption of Roman supremacyBaronius perversion of Cypri ans sentiments
443
Menezes allows the Archdeacon twenty days to consider the articles
446
His confidence in the Rajah soon shaken
447
Suspects the Mangate Rajah of preventing the Archdeacons sub missionthreatens him
448
Overcomes the Cochin Rajah by his violence and insolence
449
Inconsistency of his behaviour with the character of a Christian and the office of a Bishop
455
At the Rajahs command the Archdeacon submits and subscribes Articles in private
456
3 It is determined to hold the Synod at Diamper
459

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