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STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE VEDAS AND VEDIC SOCIETY

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STATUS OF WOMEN IN THE VEDAS AND VEDIC SOCIETY

It is difficult to present a comprehensive  view on Hinduism upon a given subject or issue. Hinduism is not a religion, but a league of religions presenting different – often contradictory- views, set of beliefs and norms. It has a great number of books recognized as scriptures, which individually  or  collectively  –  as  the  case […]

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PERSPECTIVES ON HIGHER THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION IN THE NORTH-EAST

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PERSPECTIVES ON HIGHER THEOLOGICAL EDUCATION IN THE NORTH-EAST

It was very thoughtful of Dr. Pratap C. Gine, Vice-Principal of Theology Department to think of publishing a festschrift at the sixtieth birthday of the Principal of the College, Dr. Lalchungnunga. It also coincided with his retirement from his services to the College as well. I may take note of the fact that it is […]

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Hindi Articles

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Hindi Articles

Materials in this section are taken from the following publication: Ravi Tiwar: Yesu Das: Ek Parivartit Vykti Ka Sakshya Translated by: Sunil Kumar Publish By: NTC Publication Sahasra Dhara Road, Dehradun. Uttrakhand 2008 Mr. Sunil Kumar is one of the staff of publication department of New Theological College. The hindi section of Dr. Y. D. […]

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Theology of a Covert: A Contribution to Indian Christian Theology from the Cultural and Religious Heritage of India

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Theology of a Covert: A Contribution to Indian Christian Theology from the Cultural and Religious Heritage of India

By P. Victor Premsagar (Late Bishop P. Victor Premasagar, MA (Cantab), PhD (St Andrews) was an eminent Old Testament scholar, theologian-professor and Principal of Andhra Christian Theological College, Hyderabad. He served as the President of the Senate of Serampore College (1979-83), Bishop in CSI diocese of Medak and the Moderator of Church of South India. […]

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“YISU DAS – WITNESS OF A CONVERT”: A REVIEW

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“YISU DAS – WITNESS OF A CONVERT”: A REVIEW

“YISU DAS – WITNESS OF A CONVERT”: A REVIEW By Cecil Hargreaves (Former professor at Bishop College and Asia Secretary of Church Missionary Society, London, Late Professor Hargreaves, was a personal friend of my father. He was one of the first to recognize my father as one of the prominent Asian Theologian in his book, […]

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“YISU DAS – WITNESS OF A CONVERT”: A REVIEW

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“YISU DAS – WITNESS OF A CONVERT”: A REVIEW

By Roger E. Hedlund ( Dr. Roger Hedlund was a professor at Serampore College and is the director of Myllapur Institute. He specialized in Missiology and has contributed much in establishing it as an academic discipline in Indian setting) Yisu Das Tiwari was a scholar in Sanskrit, Greek and Hindi. He taught at Serampore College, […]

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“YISU DAS – WITNESS OF A CONVERT”: A REVIEW ARTICLE

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“YISU DAS – WITNESS OF A CONVERT”: A REVIEW ARTICLE

By: Jan Henningsson (Dr. Henningsson was former Ambassador of European Union to Arab world. A scholar inIslam and comparative philology, he taught at Gurukul too. He is the Senior AdvisorForeign Affairs, the MENA, Government of Sweden and also the Former Director, Sweden Institute, Alexandria, Egypt. He is now living in Sweden) Yisu Das – devotee […]

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PERSONAL REFLECTIONS AND REMNISCENCES

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PERSONAL REFLECTIONS AND REMNISCENCES

By D.N. Prabhakar Murthy (Prof. Dr. N. Prabhakar is one of the sons of my father’s very close friend whom he considered his elder brother. In January 2009, we met after a gap of almost 47 years. On a visit to India, he took pain to trace me out and came to see me. In […]

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From Vedic Dharma to the Christian Faith

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From Vedic Dharma to the Christian Faith

The influence of Arya Samaj lasted for about four years only. I was growing mentally and spiritually. At the age of seventeen, I developed a liking for the Vedanta* as preached by Swami Ram Teertha. This teacher has been aptly described as ‘Poet-monk of the Punjab’, because he suffused the dry intellectual teachings of Shankara’s […]

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Encounter with Mahatma Gandhi

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Encounter with Mahatma Gandhi

Gandhi never discussed with me the doctrine of virgin birth or about miracles or the doctrine of Atonement. He never argued whether Gita was greater than the Gospel or vice versa. Gandhi had become a staunch pacifist. In this he was influenced by Ruskin (Unto the Last) and Tolstoi (Kingdom of God within You) and […]

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Theology of a convert

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Theology of a convert

 Theology of a convert  Ravi Tiwari  1.      Introductory Remarks I have been planning, since 1990, to write a systematic theology in the Indian context, using structures available in the Indian philosophical and theological reflections.  It was for this reason that I took interest in the epistemological ontology of Paul Tillich and Samkara and pursued them […]

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Welcome to the webpage

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Welcome to the webpage

This is the centenary year of my father, and I thought, it will be nice to celebrate the event with launching a web-site of my own in which we can share his life and thought. One way of doing this is to up-load a few of his articles which we will be doing in due course […]

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Biography: Y. D. Tiwari

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Biography: Y. D. Tiwari

(My Father would have been hundred this year.  I remembrance of him, I am uploading this article I wrote in my book, Reflection and studies in religion, Delhi, ISPCK, 2008)  Christ-bhakta Yesu Das  I have been requested to summarize the book1  I compiled on the life and works of my father.   The only parameter I […]

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Curriculum Vitae

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Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae: Ravi Tiwari Previous Position Registrar, Senate of Serampore College Date of birth March, 1948 Church affiliation Methodist Church in India Mailing address Senate of Serampore College, Serampore. Hooghly. WB. 712 201 India. e-mail : ravitiwar@vsnl.com Telephone: +91 33 2662 2797 (Res.) +91 33 2662 2692 (Off.) Fax : +91 33 2652 5871 Academic […]

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Introducing Myself

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Introducing Myself

I am the youngest son of Late Rev. Dr. Y. D. Tiwari, and was associated with Senate of Serampore College (University), (web-site: senateofseramporecollege.edu.in). I have been teaching since 1979 in theological colleges. Like my father, I am a student of Religions, and have been dealing, in teaching, with the studies of religious traditions, their philosophy, […]

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