Title

ITC Missions Conference: Introducing Strangers to Hinduism, Part 2: Three Views by Dr. Henry Pressler

Authors

Henry Pressler

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Collection

Isaac R. Clark Memorial Collection

Document Type

Audio

Date Information

1963-02-08

Playing Time

00:12:31

Abstract

Dr. Henry Pressler speaks on the subject of introducing strangers to Hinduism. In his presentation he discusses the theological education of the majority of people in India. Dr. Pressler presents three views concerning the introduction of strangers to Hinduism. He recommends the social scientific view.

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auc.117.b26t25.19630208.aud0047

Comments

00:00:05 Dr. Pressler talks about the city of Chicago and the ritual in order to avoid evil.

00:04:26 Talks about how theological education in India has not paid much attention to the 85 percent of the population that cannot read.

00:09:18 Talks about how among the Christian missionaries in India, there are three view concerning an introduction of a stranger to Hinduism. The first is that the Christian needs to know nothing about the other man’s religion. The second is that the missionary should know comparative doctrine and comparative cultures. The third is the social science approach. Talks about some missionaries have been sent home by the government.

00:12:22 Ends lecture.

00:12:31 Audio ends.

Acknowledgements

The Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library acknowledges the generous support of the National Endowment for Humanities - Humanities Collections and Reference Resources Implementation Project Grant in supporting the processing and digitization of a number of its major archival collections as part of the project: Spreading the Word: Expanding Access to African American Religious Archival Collections at the Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library.

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