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  • Ethnic church meets megachurch: Indian american Christianity in motion.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2017)
    New York: New York University Press.

    Based on interviews & participant observation in India & U.S.A. The Mar Thoma church from Kerala, India, loses its ethnic uniqueness in the 2nd generation in the U.S.A., which becomes more American Evangelical. Caste background, current class differences, & generation affect gender stances in the church.

    Associated Search Terms: Ethnic; Family; Gender role; Caste; Mar Thoma, U.S.A.; Class; Generations; India, Kerala; Migrant; Socialization; Transnational; Indian Americans; Participant observation; Mar Thoma, India
  • The impact of international migration on home churches: The Mar Thoma Syrian Christian Chuch in India.
    Kurien, Prema A. (2014)
    Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 53:1: 109-129.

    Based on field work & interviews in India & U.S.A. The church leadership resists changes, such as charismatic practices, in Kerala but has difficulty controlling parishes outside Kerala.

    Associated Search Terms: Migration; Transnational; Mar Thoma, U.S.A.; Mar Thoma, India; India, Kerala; Migrant
  • The Syrian Christians of Kerala: Demographic and Socio-Economic Transition in the Twentieth Century.
    Zachariah, K.C. (2006)
    New Dehli: Orient Longman.

    Associated Search Terms: Demography; India, Kerala; Change; Syrian Orthodox, India; Mar Thoma, India; Economic
  • Anthropology of the Syrian Christians.
    Ayyar, L.K. Anantakrishna (1926)
    Ernakulam, Kerala, India: Cochin Government Press.

    Associated Search Terms: Historical; India, Kerala; Mar Thoma, India; Syrian Orthodox, India; Syro-Malabar Catholic, India; Family
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