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Verbum et Ecclesia

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Verbum Eccles. (Online) vol.29 n.3 Pretoria  2008

 

MISSIOLOGY AND THE CHURCH IN AFRICA

 

Rethinking Missio Dei: A conversation with postmodern and African Theologies

 

 

A Meiring

University of Pretoria

 

 


ABSTRACT

When Missio Dei is examined from the perspective of Postmodern and African Theologies, new possibilities and metaphors emerge that can contribute to our understanding of God and Church's mission in the world. Missio Dei, it is shown, should also deal with panentheism, relationships, sacrifice and justice.


 

 

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1 Dr Arno Meiring completed his PhD-thesis on Heart of darkness: A deconstruction of traditional Christian concepts of reconciliation by means of a religious studies perspective on the Christian and African religions under promotorship of Prof Piet Meiring, University of Pretoria. He is also Research Associate, Department of Missiology and Science of Religion, Faculty of Theology, University of Pretoria.

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