Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Jesuits In India Built Akbar's Church

A church originally built during the reign of the Mughals and bears the somewhat enigmatic name of ‘Akbar’s Church’, you realise that you are seeing something extraordinary.

Akbar’s Church, built in the late 16th century, demolished in the mid 17th and finally rebuilt in 1772, stands as a tribute to the secular spirit of the Emperor it is named after. The original structure here was built by early Jesuits who began preaching at a time when the spirit of tolerance was its acme under Akbar,

Link (here) to the full article.

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