Jesus in Economic and Social Contexts

A book on the life of Jesus with a historical perspective was released here recently.

Published: 26th February 2014 07:24 AM  |   Last Updated: 28th February 2014 06:01 PM   |  A+A-

A book on the life of Jesus with a historical perspective was released in Chennai recently. The book was written by Rev.Dr.S.J.Anthonysamy, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Madras Mylapore, a scripture scholar and professor for more than 3 decades. The book titled 'Yar Indha Yesu Christhu', examines the incidents in the life of Jesus in the context of the social and economic situation of the time.

The book was released by Most Rev. Dr.George Anthonysamy, Archbishop of Madras-Mylapore, and the first copy was received by Most Rev. Devasahayam, Archbishop of Church of South India. It was published by Salt Media.

Salt Media, as an organisation to develop Christian media was also launched. “Salt Media owes its establishment to the inspiration given by Pope Francis, who is seeking to regain the soul of the Church by modernising it. Salt Media will push the Christian community to take active interest in civil, social, environmental and human rights issues,” said Fr Martin, President, Salt Media.

Eminent personalities like Fr Jegath Gaspar, Founder - NAAM, Roy Lazer, Department of Christian Studies, Madras University, Fr Martin, President - Salt Media, and writer and social activist Fr Mark Stephen, were present.

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