The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

book : Return to the Naked Nagas (1939;1976)

caption: Chapter Five. Heathens and Baptists
caption: reasons for conversion
medium: books
ethnicgroup: Ao
person: Furer-Haimendorf
date: 6.1936-6.1937
text: Undoubtedly there must have been Nagas who embraced the Christian faith because they were impressed by its lofty ideals and seriously convinced of its truth. But for many the adoption of Christianity, of which they had only a vague comprehension, was little more than the transition from one system of taboos and rites to another.