Globalised mission as opportunity

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dc.contributor.author Jacobs, Pierre J.
dc.contributor.author Van Eck, Ernest
dc.date.accessioned 2015-10-01T07:46:06Z
dc.date.available 2015-10-01T07:46:06Z
dc.date.issued 2015-06-26
dc.description This article represents a reworked version of aspects from the PhD dissertation (University of Pretoria) with Prof. Dr Ernest van Eck as supervisor. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Globalisation develops at a staggering pace that envelopes and infiltrates local South African communities in various ways. Through technology a person can have access to anything today. Should the church try to keep up, or compete with such a reality? This article aims to encourage the church to develop a responsible missional character, which embraces the opportunities globalisation offers – to be a participative forum in a community comprising of more than religious people. Through re-evaluating the church’s missional intent, by shifting the paradigm away from self-centred outcomes, the church should contribute to such a community’s articulation of faith. en_ZA
dc.description.librarian am2015 en_ZA
dc.description.uri http://www.hts.org.za en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation Jacobs, P. & Van Eck, E., 2015, 'Globalised mission as opportunity', HTS Teologiese Studies/Theological Studies 71(3), Art. #2871, 9 pages. http://dx.DOI.org/ 10.4102/hts.v71i3.2871. en_ZA
dc.identifier.issn 0259-9422 (print)
dc.identifier.issn 2078-8050 (online)
dc.identifier.other 10.4102/hts.v71i3.2871
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2263/50125
dc.language.iso en en_ZA
dc.publisher OpenJournals Publishing en_ZA
dc.rights © 2015. The Authors. Licensee: AOSIS OpenJournals. This work is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License. en_ZA
dc.subject Globalisation en_ZA
dc.subject Technology en_ZA
dc.subject South African communities en_ZA
dc.subject Netherdutch Reformed Church of Africa (NRCA) en_ZA
dc.title Globalised mission as opportunity en_ZA
dc.type Article en_ZA


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