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Verbum Eccles. (Online) vol.32 no.1 Pretoria 2011
Research associate, Department of Science of Religion and Missiology, University of Pretoria, South Africa
The purpose of this article was to present a vision (of a preferred future) for the southern African ecclesia, based on an accurate understanding of what can be termed a missional ecclesiology. This concept was explored using the current context of my ministry, that of the Republic of Botswana, as a primary interlocutor.
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I wish to express my sincere thanks to my family, for allowing me the opportunity to research thank you for your encouragement and sacrifice and to Prof. Cornelius J.P. Niemandt, for his guidance and academic support. I also wish to thank the Faculty of Theology at the University of Pretoria, specifically the Department of Science of Religion and Missiology, for their financial assistance in the publication of this article. Without your support, my research would not be published.
The author declares that he has no financial or personal relationship(s) which may have inappropriately influenced him in writing this paper.
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Received: 09 Sept. 2010
Accepted: 17 Oct. 2011
Published: 08 Dec. 2011