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Gandhi on christianity by Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Published by Orbis Books in Maryknoll, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Christianity,
  • Religions

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

Statementedited by Robert Ellsberg.
ContributionsEllsberg, Robert.
LC ClassificationsBR123
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22837558M

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  Gandhi was shrewd enough to tell missionaries, “I like your Christ; I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” When asked why he did not embrace Christianity Author: Frank Raj. A Critique of Gandhi on Christianity. Edited by Robert Ellsberg, copyrighted , Orbis Books. Print/Download: PDF DOC Mahatma Gandhi was, of course, Hindu, but he had much contact with Christians, missionaries and others, and he sometimes even spoke of . "I like your Christ, but not your Christianity." In these words of Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. J.H. Holmes summed up the Indian leader's view of Christianity in a recent interview with a CRIMSON reporter. The book originally published in the United States as Gandhi on Christianity in , by Orbis Books, Maryknoll, NY USA. About Author: Robert Ellsberg is the publisher of Orbis Books and author of several books, including All saints, The Duty of Delight: The Diaries of Dorothy Day and Bleed Among us.

Part I of the book lays out Gandhi's own views through excerpts from his own writings, neatly arranged into four chapters. Part II has articles from Christian activists from USA, India and Bangladesh reflecting on the Gandhian view. It is an excellent book for any student of Christianity and a must-read for a missionary of any faith/5(2). What Gandhi heard from his “Christian friends” in his youth was not true Christianity. It was not the entire gospel. Paul, on the other hand, writes about true Christianity in Romans “Likewise you also, reckon yourselves to be dead indeed to sin, but alive to God in Christ Jesus our Lord. Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi has written in his autobiography "My Experiment with Truth" (on page 24): > Only Christianity was at that time an exception. I developed a sort of dislike for it. And for a reason. In those days Christian missionaries u. Gandhi is a epic historical drama film based on the life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the leader of India's non-violent, non-cooperative independence movement against the United Kingdom's rule of the country during the 20th century. The film, a British-Indian co-production, was written by John Briley and produced and directed by Richard by: Ravi Shankar, George Fenton.

(From the Publisher): Mohandas Gandhi is widely revered as one of the great moral prophets of the twentieth century. This book focuses on a less well-known area of his interest: his engagement with Jesus and Christianity. Throughout his life, Gandhi conducted an ongoing dialogue with Christian believers and missionaries. As a faithful Hindu, he was unwilling to accept Christian : Paperback. Gandhi's American disciple, Martin Luther King wrote in his book 'Strength to Love ' "A religion that professes a concern for the souls of men and is not equally concerned about the slums that damn them, the economic conditions that strangle them and the social conditions that cripple them, is a spiritually moribund religion" 27 and added. Buy a cheap copy of Gandhi on Christianity book by Mahatma Gandhi. Gandhi is widely revered as one of the great moral prophets of the twentieth century. This book focuses on a less well-known area of his interest: his engagement Free shipping over $/5(1). ― Mahatma Gandhi. tags: anti-christian, christianity, christians, jesus-christ. Read more quotes from Mahatma Gandhi. Share this quote: Recommend to friends. Friends Who Liked This Quote. To see what your friends thought of this quote, please sign up! All Members Who Liked This Quote. AM. PM.