Its basis was divine right, which claimed his position and authority came from God, and the duty of subjects was to obey. Jacobite missionary activity dates back to earliest periods of Christianity and led to establishment of a branch in the Malabar region of India. Other names that are in common use are Syrian Orthodox Church in India,Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church, Malankara Syriac Orthodox Church, Malankara Jacobite Church, Syriac Orthodox Church in India, and Malankara Jacobite Church.
The Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Christian Church also known as the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Christian Church , the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, or the Syriac Orthodox Church of India, is an autonomous Oriental Orthodox church based in the Indian state of Kerala, and is an integral branch of the Syriac Orthodox Church of Antioch. Jacobite missionary activity, dating back to the earliest centuries of Christianity, led to the establishment of a branch in the Malabar region of southwestern India. Religious Beliefs. Religious Beliefs of the Jacobean Era Prior to the Jacobean Era, England had been involved in a religious war spanning back to the time of Henry VIII. The Church is sometimes referred as Patriarchal faction or Bava faction, because of the disputes with the Methran Fa…
The Jacobites have been referred to historically as members of the "West Christian Church," also of the "Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and all the East." Personal rule eliminated the need for Parliaments, and required political and religious union of all three kingdoms. Jacobites have historically been referred to as members of Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch and all the east. Syrian Christians as a community have strong and active religious organizations and a majority of the people attend Sunday church services. Although the church is officially named, Jacobite Syrian Christian Church it is commonly called the Malankara Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church. Jacobite ideology originated with James VI and I, first monarch of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1603.
The church is divided into various denominations. Those who accept allegiance to the Roman Catholic pope are known as Syrian Roman Catholics. The Syrian orthodox church assiduously teach its members that the Church is One, Holy, Catholic and Apostholic enshrined with all elements of full-fledged Church and it paves way for salvation and that it is the duty of each member to obey the directions of the Church. It recognizes the Syriac Orthodox Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Ignatius Aphrem II seated in the Cathedral of Saint George, Bab Tuma, Damascus, Syria, as its Supreme H… Catholic allegiance to the Pope and Protestant nonconformists belief were incompatible with divine right, since both argued there was an authority above the king.