Bayly, Susan. Saints, Goddesses and Kings : Muslims and Christians
in South Indian Society 1700-1900 ( 1989).
Boxer, C. R. The Portuguese Seaborne Empire (1969).
Brown, L. W. The Indian Christians of St. Thomas (l956).
Hough, James. History of Christianity in India (1839) vols. l and 2.
Neill, Stephen. A History of Christianity in India ( l984).
Tisserand, Eugene Cardinal. Early Christianity in India . Trans. E. R. Hambye. ( l957).
Confrontation of Archbishop Menezes and Archdeacon George
Brown, 27-32, 94-8;
Hough, vol. 1, 298-462;
Neill, 205-10, 310-14;
Synod of Diamper
Hough, vol. 2, 1-142, 515-692;
Tisserant, 56-68 (Tisserant writes that the Acts of the Synod of Diamper were never officially approved in Rome, and that some of the harsher decrees were eased by a synod in 1603.)
"The Synod is with great sorrow . . ."
Hough, vol. 2, 537-8.
"Thomas"-"Peter" debate in Palayur
Hough, vol. 2, 190-2.
Decrees dealing with "errors and ignorance."
Hough, vol. 2, 534-5.
Condemned books and "method of certainty."
Thomas Christians under Dutch rule
Thomas Christians become Jacobites
Portuguese "discovery" of tomb of Thomas
Cross in Mount Church
George Nedungatt, "St. Thomas the Apostle and Hosios Thomas of Ortona," Orientalia Christiana Periodica , 38 (1972)406;
St. Thomas Christian Encyclopedia , vol. 2.
"Thomas was from Jerusalem . . ."
Relics in Edessa, Chios, and Ortona
Relic returned to Kerala in 1952
St. Thomas Christian Encyclopedia , vol. 2, 8.
Recent history of Thomas Christians
Attwood, vol. 2, 234-9;
C. P.and M. Thomas Mathew, The Indian Churches of St. Thomas ( l967) 135-50.
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