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Conversion in Mission History

Kavunkal, Jacob (2008) Conversion in Mission History. In: Force Fraud or Free Choice? Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Conversion. Saint Paul Society, Bombay, pp. 125-143. ISBN 978-81-7109-848-4


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In the context of the socio-political and religious implication of the understanding of Conversion the Chapter analyses historical development of the understanding of the term beginning with Apostolic times. The chapter goes on to argue how it is to be understood in its relation to the fullness of Christ and the Kingdom that he proclaimed. In the context of religious pluralism the invitation to conversion must emphasize this transformation into the Kingdom rather than a change of religion.

Item Type: Book Chapters
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Conversion, Transformation, Kingdom, Mission,
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Dr Jacob Kavunkal
Date Deposited: 12 Sep 2014 00:40
Last Modified: 12 Sep 2014 00:40
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1543

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