In Their Steps by Benjamin Marsh

In Their Steps

On the Side of the Angels: Justice, Human Rights, and Kingdom Mission
by Joseph D’souza and Benedict Rogers
Authentic Books, 2007
(224 pages, $14.99, paperback)

reviewed by Benjamin Marsh

Spring break, senior year. My friends relaxed on a beach. I stood under a blistering Indian sun listening to Dalit villagers tell their stories of children sold into slavery, of impossible debt, of drought, famine, and violence. A month later, I met Joseph D’souza, president of the All India Christian Council, who later asked me to move to Washington, D.C., to be an advocate for India’s 250 million Dalit people, who in India’s caste system are still considered sub-human and often b . . .