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 Ziegenbalg and Muslims in Tamil India
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Lutheran-Muslim dialogue in Tranquebar, South India

Bartholomew Ziegenbalg

Date: Early 18th century

Original Language: German


Ziegenbalg’s perceptions and portrayals of Islam are concentrated in the first two volumes of the nine-volume work known as the Halle reports, which began with an initial letter from missionaries in India and continued with subsequent instalments. Each volume is divided into 12 such continuations. All references given here t…

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Jeyaraj, Daniel, “ Ziegenbalg and Muslims in Tamil India”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 30 September 2020 <>

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