HISTORY, LITURGY, THEOLOGY
Since some years I have been giving a short Introductory Course on Oriental Theology to the students of various Major Seminaries in India. In the course of these years I realized that many seminarians were not aware of the inter-ritual ecclesial reality in India and its implications. I also realized that after my lectures students were happy to have had some understanding about the history, liturgy and theology of the Oriental (Eastern) Churches in general and in particular that of the Oriental Individual Churches – Syro-Malabar and Syro-Malankara Churches – in India.
From time to time the students were requesting me to give them my lectures in the form of cyclostyled notes or in a book-form. For various reason I could not respond to their request. Now I am happy to present the content of my lectures in the form of…
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