TITLE

Reconfiguring Home: Telugu Biblewomen, Protestant Missionaries, and Christian Marriage

AUTHOR(S)
Taneti, James Elisha
PUB. DATE
January 2011
SOURCE
International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Jan2011, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An essay is presented on home and work reconfiguration among Telugu Biblewomen in Andhra Pradesh, India in the 20th century. It offers a history of Telugu women who left their families to become a Biblewomen in the seminary. It mentions that marriage was encouraged as a respect in the society, while some Biblewomen married men who are outside the extended family, which is against the Telugu custom. It adds that Biblewomen appointment led to nuclear family and public visibility.
ACCESSION #
57205671

 

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