Many Thanks. As you may know Fr. Amalor's Cause' is now up for
Canonization. He quite often made the point that Ghandi made---no Memorial
except 'The Work'; but evidently a family relation who 'did well in USA'
greased the Vatican wheel, and it all landed on Fr. Louis's desk in Mysore.
I was asked to give a 'Witness Letter', which I did---Attachment.

On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 5:07 PM, Venantius J Pinto <venantius.pi...@gmail.com
> wrote:

> Dan—
> Brilliant.
> —vjp
>
> On Tue, Aug 8, 2017 at 3:57 PM, Goanet Reformat <goanet.refor...@gmail.com
> >
> wrote:
>
> >  Yes, of course; but is the horse not already half out of the barn? In
> > mid-seventies I attended 'upadesa' sessions given in Mysore by 'Father
> > Amalor' (Amalorananda) --- Reverend D.S. Amalorpavadass, who championed
> > 'Inculturation' in the wake of earlier spiritual leaders who insisted
> that
> > the Vedanta & Christianity are joined in the natural evolution of
> East/West
> > human culture becoming 'planetized'. Later 'tributaries' such as Islam,
> in
> > due Evolutionary fashion join the mainstream---but everything takes Time!
> >
> > Amalor's detractors accused him of trying to 'Hinduise Christianity' and
> > went to the extent of making a legal issue of it (in Madras/Chennai)
> which
> > fortunately did not go very far.  These Issues are not 'solved' by the
> > stroke of some power-broker pen but by a collective effort involving
> > 'lifestyle adaptations'. Open Letter signed by Christian Intellectuals is
> > commendable, but there can be danger of 'activist-sounding brass &
> tinkling
> > cymbal'.
> >
>

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