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South Asian Studies

Resources for research and teaching.


From Flickr Creative Commons. DeGolyer Library, Southern Methodist University; Title: Roman Catholic Cathedral, Bombay?; Alternative Title: [Basilica of Bom Jesus, Old Goa]; ca. 1855-1862


Christianity in South Asia in DiscoverE

To browse titles on Christianity in South Asia, try a keyword search in DiscoverE using boolean operators. For example:

Reference Works on Christianity in India

Selected Bibliography of Christianity in India

Select articles:

  • Mosse, David. 1996. 'South Indian Christians, purity/impurity and the caste system: death ritual in a Tamil Roman Catholic community.' Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, 2 (3). pp. 461-483.

  • Pereira, Cláudia, 2017, « Religious dances and tourism: perceptions of the “tribal” as the repository of the traditional in Goa, India », Etnográfica, 21 (1).

  • Schmalz, Mathew N. "Dalit Catholic Tactics of Marginality at a North Indian Mission." History of Religions 44, no. 3 (2005): 216-51.

  • Schmalz, Mathew N. "Images of the Body in the Life and Death of a North Indian Catholic Catechist." History of Religions 39, no. 2 (1999): 177-201.