James Robert Ballantyne (1813-64), who taught oriental languages in India, published this work in 1859. Intended for the Tyro missionary, it summarises Hinduism and argues for the truth of Christianity. Containing a facing Sanskrit translation, it is an excellent primary source on the religiosity of British imperialism.
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