According to a police statement, the translation of the ‘New Testament’ in Tamil was printed in 1715 by Danish Missionary Bartholomaeus Ziegenbalg. Born in 1682, Bartholomaeus had arrived in Tranquebar (anglicised form of Tharangambadi), a tiny Danish Colony on the east coast, close to Nagapattinam in Tamil Nadu. He later died in 1719 at the age of 37 leaving a Tamil translation of the New Testament and Genesis through Ruth, many brief writings in Tamil, two church buildings, the seminary and 250 baptised Christians. Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin on Saturday asserted that his style of running the government was through a process of consultation and consensus, aimed at improving the lot of the people, and not one-sided. Assuring that he will not let the people down under any circumstances, the Chief Minister expressed a wish to be in their hearts, in every household.
Source: Ethiopian News July 03, 2022 11:46 UTC