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John Nicol Farquhar and the missionary study of Hinduism

Eric J. Sharpe

John Nicol Farquhar and the missionary study of Hinduism

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Published by University of Aberdeen Department of Religious Studies, in association with Scottish Institute of Missionary Studies in Aberdeen .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Farquhar, J. N. -- 1861-1929.,
  • Missionaries -- India.,
  • Hinduism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Eric J. Sharpe.
    ContributionsUniversity of Aberdeen. Department of Religious Studies. Seminar on Christianity and the non-Western world, Scottish Institute of Missionary Studies.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination15p. ;
    Number of Pages15
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19216828M

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Fulfillment theology was prominently employed in the study of Hinduism by a Scottish educational missionary John Nicol Farquhar then working in the YMCA (). His book Crown of Hinduism published by prestigious Oxford University became popular both in Indology circles as well as with Protestant missionaries.

A critical study of the major contributions of J.N. Farquhar and Marcus Ward to the history of Christian thought in India. (A) J.N. FARQUHAR () Introduction. John Nicol Farquhar was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on 6 th April and his demise came in at the age of His main concern was to develop a theology of religions in the Indian context on the basis of the questions.

John Farquhar Religious Movements in Modern India The Macmillan Company, New York, is the classic study for its time on modern religious movements in India.

Unsurprisingly, as a Christian missionary, Farquhar is high critical of Blavatsky, Besant, Leadbeater and Theosophy.

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The final section of the work considers fulfilment theology’s critics, as well as the reasons for the doctrine’s decline and an analysis of its Pages: He was also a strong contributor to discussions concerning methodology in the study of religion, and on issues of dialogue and faith.

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Fulfillment theology was prominently employed in the study of Hinduism by a Scottish educational missionary John Nicol Farquhar then working in YMCA ().

His book Author: Aravindan Neelakandan. Several contemporary groups, collectively termed Hindu reform movements or Hindu revivalism, strive to introduce regeneration and reform to Hinduism, both in a religious or spiritual and in a societal movements started appearing during the Bengali Renaissance.

The religious aspect mostly emphasizes Vedanta tradition and mystical interpretations of Hinduism ("Neo-Vedanta"), and the. According to traditional understandings, fulfilment theology is associated with John Nicol Farquhar who is held to have, more or less, single‐handedly developed and popularised it in his book, The Crown of Hinduism.3 However, as I have demonstrated elsewhere, Farquhar's role was far less significant, the idea having become commonplace by the Cited by: 3.

Attributing religious detachment to a lack of patriotism, Oman goes on to establish the lack of Indian martial spirit. The missionary-scholar John Nicol Farquhar also saw no virtue in the Hindu notion of renunciation, since, in his view, the Hindu ascetic is "not a servant of humanity" (Primer ).

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SHARPE, ERIC J. SHARPE, ERIC J. Eric John Sharpe ( – ) was born in Lancashire, England, into a family of straitened circumstances during the Great first in his family to undertake tertiary studies, he was fortunate to secure a studentship at the University of Manchester.

through the work of the missionary theologian J. Farquhar (–). His book The Crown of Hinduism44 became very popular in the field of missionary theology in suggesting the fulfilment of Hinduism in Christianity.

For him, there were questions, searchings, and longings for spirituality in Hinduism which could find an answer in : Muthuraj Swamy. John Nicol Farquhar ( – ) was a Scottish educational missionary and an Orientalist. He served in to Calcutta, and is one of the pioneers who proposed the Fulfilment theology showing that Christ is the crown of Hinduism, 2.

Sattal Christian Ashram established by Stanley Jones (), the evangelist and missionary. He was a good. The founding of the American University in Cairo / Jeffrey C. Burke --Early 20th century British missionaries and fulfilment theology: comparison of the approaches of William Temple Gairdner to Islam in Egypt, and John Nicol Farquhar to Hinduism in India / Geoman K.

George --Between Rome and France, intransigent and anti-Protestant Jesuits in. "He was a specialist in the history of modern day Christian missions to India and wrote biographical studies on influential missionary-scholars such as A.G.

Hogg and John Nicol Farquhar." In fact he wrote a book on the biographical study of the famous Indian Christian, Sadhu Sundar Singh explaining the various biographical views that the west. Preparation and Fulfilment: A History and Study of Fulfilment Theology in Modern British Thought in the Indian Context.

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The Testimony of C. Andrews. Madras Cited by: 5. John Nicol F arquhar was born in Aberdeen, Scotland on 6th April and his demise came in at the age of His main concern was to develop a theology of religions in the Indian.

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Agent being Sherman, French & Co. 6 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. Manichaeism, Sabianism and Hinduism.1 Early forms of comparative theology then, were by no means exclusively Christian or solely Western.

Undeniably, Christian and Muslim missionary endeavours played a major role in expanding the frontiers of comparative learning. In. To make sense of, and deal with, the relationship of Christianity and other faiths, many turned to the idea of fulfilment theology. According to traditional understandings, fulfilment theology is associated with John Nicol Farquhar who is held to have, more or less, single‐handedly developed and popularised it in his book, The Crown of Hinduism.

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Hindu reform movements explained. Several contemporary groups, collectively termed Hindu reform movements or Hindu revivalism, strive to introduce regeneration and reform to Hinduism, both in a religious or spiritual and in a societal movements started appearing during the Bengali Renaissance.

The religious aspect mostly emphasizes Vedanta tradition and mystical interpretations. religions is that of another Scot, John Nicol Farquhar, the subject of Eric Sharpe's magisterial study, Not to Destroy but to Fulfil Elsewhere 7 W.H.T.

Gairdner, 'Edinburgh ': An Account and Interpretation of the World Missionary Conference, Oliphant, Anderson & Ferrier, EdinburghFile Size: 1MB. Take for instance the missionary writings of John Nicol Farquhar, such as A Primer of Hinduism, which was published in Calcutta in when he was the literary secretary of the national councils of Young Men's Christian associations of India and : Gregory Price Grieve.

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Kerr, to the governor of Madras, on the state of the ancient Christians in Cochin and Travancore; and an account of the discoveries, made by the Rev. Buchanan, ofChristians, in the sequestered region of Hindostan. Nonetheless, it was on the basis of such conclusions about the lack of religious certainty in bhakti doctrine that the Y.M.C.A.

Scottish missionary, John Farquhar advanced his theory that Protestant Christianity should be regarded as the crown or consummation of Hinduism For Farquhar, the moral teachings of Protestant Christianity, its.The Missionary Conference of South India and Ceylon held at Bangalore, 2 volumes, Madras, The Official Report of Missionary Conference of the Anglican Communion May June 1, London, The Second Decennial Missionary Conference held at Calcutta, Calcutta, A Primer of Hinduism by John Nicol Farquhar.

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