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Mission Among Migrants, Mission of Migrants: Mission of the Church

Bevans, Stephen (2008) Mission Among Migrants, Mission of Migrants: Mission of the Church. In: A Promised Land, A Perilous Journey: Theological Perspectives on Migration. Notre Dame University Press, Notre Dame, pp. 89-106,. ISBN 978-0-268-02973-9

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Abstract

This chapter explores the mission of the Church and the importance of not only ministering to migrants but getting them involved in ministry as well. The author uses the image of the 'Border Christ' that stands outside the parish church of St. Pius X in El Paso as a metaphor for arguing that the church of migrants is the body of Christ

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): Migrants, mission, ministry, 'border Christ', brokenness
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subject Area(s): D - Missiology
Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 28 May 2010 09:52
Last Modified: 28 May 2010 09:52
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/431

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