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Title Vindication of the Hindoos: from the Aspersions of the Reverend Claudius Buchanan, M. A. with a Refutation of the Arguments Exhibited in his Memoir, on the Expediency of an Ecclesiastical Establishment for British India, and the Ultimate Civilization of the Natives, by their Conversion to Christianity. Also, remarks on an address from the missionaries in Bengal to the natives of India, condemning their errors and inviting them to become Christians. The whole tending to evince the excellence of the moral system of the Hindoos, and the danger of interfering with their customs or religion. Part 1
Author(s) by a Bengal Officer
Section Section IV: Religion & Empire
Date 1808
Document Type Printed Book
Place of Publication London
Publisher R and J Rodwell
Library British Library
Reference 139.d.22 1-4
Region South Asia
Names Rev. Claudius Buchanan, Aurungzebe, Aurangzeb (Oram Rebb) (p109)
Places India
Topics religion, missionary work, missionaries, Christianity, Hindus, Hinduism, Hindu culture, contents, introduction (pp1-14), 'Conversion of the Hindoos,- how far practicable' (pp15-23), 'Excellence of the Religious and Moral Doctrines of the Hindoos' (pp24-51), 'Hindoo Character' (pp52-53), 'Danger and Inutility of Employing Hindoo Converts to Preach to the Natives of India' (pp54-60), 'Expediency of an Ecclesiastical Establishment for British India – considered' (pp61-73), 'Hindoo Holydays' (pp74-89), 'Moral Character of the Hindoos' (pp90-104), 'Civilisation of the Hindoos' (pp105-120), marriage, status of women, treatment of women, 'Excessive Polygamy of the Koolon Brahmins' (pp121-134), , Islam, Mohammedanism (pp126-129), 'Diversity of Religious Tenets among the Hindoos' (pp135-138), 'Religious Medicants' (pp139-152), 'Danger of Attempting the Conversion of the Natives of India' (pp153-158), 'Conclusion' (pp159-160), 'Appendix' (p161)