This episode was recorded on April 28th, 2022.
Vishal Mangalwadi and I discuss the history of India and the role the Bible played in shaping it as a country. We explore the influence of missionaries, India's caste system, power, the impact of the British empire on slavery, widow burning and infanticide, the revolutionary nature of the distribution of the Bible, and more.
Vishal Mangalwadi is a social reformer, political columnist, Indian Christian philosopher, writer, and lecturer. He is the author of 20 books, including The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization.
Follow Vishal on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mangalwadi_v
Revelation Movement: https://revelationmovement.com
Third Education Revolution: https://thirdeducationrevolution.com
0:00 — Intro
3:18 — Benefits of Christianity
7:25 — The Parable of The Blind Men & the Elephant
8:46 — The Vedas, Quran, and the Bible
13:53 — A Biblical Perspective
19:27 — Truth in the Bible
22:01 — Origins of Language
25:29 — Enlightenment & Revolutionary Effect of the Bible's Distribution
28:52 — Natural Right
31:53 — The Rule of Law
38:56 — History of India
44:35 — Consequences of the Mughal Empire
49:00 — Caste System, Karma, Non-Evident Equality
52:40 — The Doctrine of Human Equality & Translating the Bible
55:35 — Missionaries in India
58:32 — Exploitation, Slavery, Power
1:01:14 — Conscience & the Soul
1:07:26 — Missionaries as Educators
1:09:15 — The British Empire vs. Slavery
1:17:12 — Language as Discriminatation
1:21:07 — English & Indian Vernacular
1:25:20 — Widow Burning & Infanticide
1:36:20 — Effects of the Biblical Revolution
1:45:11 — Outro
#Bible #India #Language #Slavery #British
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