• Paolo Aranha deposited The Social and Physical Spaces of the Malabar Rites Controversy in the group Group logo of World ChristianityWorld Christianity on Humanities Commons 6 years, 4 months ago

    In this article I analyse the Malabar Rites controversy in terms of spatial integration and exclusion of the subaltern castes of early modern South India. I argue that the morphology of the churches built by the Jesuits in the Madurai mission express a coherent vision of how the neophyte communities should be socially structured.