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The Jacobites

Posted by on Aug 23, 2021 in Library | Comments Off on The Jacobites

The Jacobites have been referred to historically as members of the “West Christian Church,” also of the “Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and all the East.” Jacobite missionary activity, dating back to the earliest centuries of Christianity, led to the establishment of a branch in the Malabar region of southwestern India. The apostle Saint Thomas is credited with laying the foundation for the Malabar church. The Jacobites came into being under this name as a consequence of the intense Christological controversies that took place during the fourth and fifth centuries,...

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