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Transformed Relationships: Reconciliation as the Central Model for Mission

Langmead, Ross (2008) Transformed Relationships: Reconciliation as the Central Model for Mission. Mission Studies. ISSN 0168-9789

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Abstract

This article argues that reconciliation can function as an integrating metaphor for Christian mission. The mission of God is for transformed relationships in all dimensions - between humans and God, humans and humans, and humans and creation. Reconciliation is about setting things right. Used metaphorically in the theology of mission, it covers and draws together a wide range of ideas which are facets of the one reconciling mission of God.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Recociliation, metaphor, shalom, conversion, peacemakiung, indigenous peoples, Christian unity, ecology
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220405 Religion and Society
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
College/Association with University of Divinity: Whitley College
Depositing User: Cate Headey
Date Deposited: 12 May 2010 01:49
Last Modified: 12 Aug 2013 04:30
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/371

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