A Contemporary Indian Perspective on the Protestant Reformation

By JubileeCentre 11 Jul 2017

What do Martin Luther, William Carey, Mahatma Gandhi, Rabindranath Tagore and GK Chesterton have in common? They all feature prominently in Vishal Mangalwadi's masterly exposition on how the German and English Reformation eventually came to shape significantly modern India.

A lecture at the Round Church, Cambridge, organised by the Jubilee Centre as part of Reformation2017.org

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Modern Spirituality: learning from the poets

This Cambridge Paper offers a brief account of current alternative spiritual practices before asking what it is like to negotiate the tension between the assumptions of secularity and the impulses towards extra-ordinary forms of experience. Some of the richest accounts of modern spirituality come from the 1930s, and this paper examines some of the period’s profoundest poetic explorations of belief.

 

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