Last Updated: 21 September 2015
By Herbert E. Hoefer
325 pages; Published in 1991
Rs.40; Available in paperback
The book is a fascinating research on lovers of Jesus Christ who stay away from Christianity and the church. Three parts deal with such people in rural Tamilnadu and gives a detailed report of the author's personal interactions with many individuals and families. Part two is a statistical survey of Madras city with detailed analysis of the results. Part three is stimulating theological reflections on church, caste and the phenomena of "churchless Christians". With a brief bibliography and over 80 pages of appendixes giving charts of statistical data.