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Ecclesiology and Aboriginal Cultural Traditions

Wilcken, John (2005) Ecclesiology and Aboriginal Cultural Traditions. Australasian Catholic Record, 82 (1). pp. 74-82. ISSN 0727-3215

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    This paper explores the enormous differences between the context of emergent Christianity and the Australian Aboriginal context to which European missionaries came, and asks how well (or badly) the Church responded to this dissonance. Have Aboriginal Christians been able to shape their own indigenous Christianity? What would it look like?

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
    Keywords (separated by commas): Ecclesiology, Aboriginal culture, Christianity, missionaries, Australian church history, Roman Catholicism
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220402 Comparative Religious Studies
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): D - Missiology
    C - Church History
    A - World Religions
    Association with University of Divinity: UFT-JTC: United Faculty of Theology - Jesuit Theological College
    Depositing User: Cate Headey
    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 13:02
    Last Modified: 20 Feb 2012 08:49
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/75

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