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'Being the Church - An Exploration of Mission'

Douglas, Sally (2015) 'Being the Church - An Exploration of Mission'. Australian Journal of Mission Studies, 9 (2). pp. 38-44. ISSN ISSN 1834-4682

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Abstract

This article emerges at the intersection of theology, biblical studies and the specific context of an inner city Uniting Church congregation. The congregation wrestles with discomfit about colonial expressions of mission, while at the same it seeks to faithfully respond to the invitation of Jesus to join in G*d's mission of reconciling all things. In paying attention to this tension: the intrinsic aversion to old forms of mission and the desire within this congregation to find authentic, non-colonising ways of sharing in Christ's homecoming agenda, insights are gleaned and a way of being church is offered.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords: Church, congregation, Being, Mission, Worship, Spicy
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 > 9504 Religion and Ethics > 950404 Religion and Society
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: D - Missiology
B - New Testament
College/Association with University of Divinity: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Reverend Doctor Sally Douglas
Date Deposited: 18 May 2018 00:11
Last Modified: 06 Sep 2019 04:35
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3106

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