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Significance of Inter Religious Dialogue for the Christian Community Today

Kavunkal, Jacob (2016) Significance of Inter Religious Dialogue for the Christian Community Today. International Jounal of Socieal Science Studies, 4 (4). pp. 11-17. ISSN 2324-8033 E-SSN 2324-8041

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Abstract

The Theological account of Christian service to fellow humans had customarily been couched in the language of salvation presumed to be fully available only through Christian churches. This article argues how salvation is God's work and is available to all. The specific Christian vocation is to continue the mission of Jesus Christ which was bringing the divine reign. The article goes on to show that in the contemporary world this can be achieved only through the collaboration of the followers of all religions which in turn is built on Inter Religious Dialogue.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: bible, mission, divine reign, interreligious dialogue, transformation
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: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9599 Other Cultural Understanding > 959999 Cultural Understanding not elsewhere classified
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
D - Pastoral Studies
College/Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Dr Jacob Kavunkal
Date Deposited: 02 May 2016 01:35
Last Modified: 02 May 2016 01:36
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/1903

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