Vishal Mangalwadi

Vishal Mangalwadi


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Vishal Mangalwadi (1949-) is an international lecturer, social reformer, cultural and political columnist, and author of thirteen books. Born and raised in India, he studied philosophy at universities, in Hindu ashrams, and at L’Abri Fellowship in Switzerland. In 1976 he turned down several job offers in the West to return to India where he and his wife, Ruth, founded a community to serve the rural poor. Vishal continued his involvement in community development serving at the headquarters of two national political parties, where he worked for the empowerment and liberation of peasants and the lower castes.

His first book, The World of Gurus, was published in 1977 by India's Vikas Publishing House, and serialized in India’s then-largest weekl
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The Book that Made Your Wor...

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Truth and Transformation: A...

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The Legacy of William Carey...

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The Quest For Freedom & Dig...

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India, The Grand Experiment

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The World of Gurus: A Criti...

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Missionary Conspiracy: Lett...

4.43 avg rating — 7 ratings — published 1996
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Truth And Social Reform

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1989
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When The New Age Gets Old: ...

4.50 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 1992
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“And Christian compassion is another factor that made the West the best civilization in history. Let us examine it next.”
Vishal Mangalwadi, The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization

“Dreaming, investing, and changing the status quo takes courage; but the courage to melt an ice age does not grow in all cultural climates. Moribund cultures are fertile fields for fearful, fatalistic worldviews. Only astrologers, fortune-tellers, witch doctors, and sorcerers thrive on such glaciers.”
Vishal Mangalwadi, The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization

“Moribund cultures are fertile fields for fearful, fatalistic worldviews.”
Vishal Mangalwadi, The Book that Made Your World: How the Bible Created the Soul of Western Civilization



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