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Christian vocation and the mission of God: a missing link?

Pfeiffer, Andrew (2014) Christian vocation and the mission of God: a missing link? Lutheran Theological Journal, 48 (3). pp. 160-171. ISSN 0024-7553

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Abstract

Like Martin Luther, many christians sometimes struggle with the concept of living a God pleasing life. They can also struggle with how they can contribute to the mission of God. This article explores the way in which christians are involved in the mission of God as they live in their daily callings. It brings the concepts of mission Dei and Christian vocation into conversation and then explores the question: what do the faithful need from their church to encourage and assist them as they take up their Christian vocation in daily life/

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: mission, vocation, Luther, Confessions, Vicedom, Bosch, calling (s), Harrison, teaching,
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: Applied Research
Subjects: D - Pastoral Studies
College/Association with University of Divinity: ALC: Australian Lutheran College
Depositing User: Ms Rosslyn Darmody
Date Deposited: 29 Jun 2015 00:12
Last Modified: 29 Jun 2015 00:12
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1769

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