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    • African urbanims : reinterpreting the marks of the church 

      Naude, Piet (Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust, 2015)
      This essay presents a broad analysis of African “cityness” and brings this analysis in relation to an ecumenical interpretation of the marks of the church. The aim is to construct an “urban ecclesiology” where the realities ...

    • The emergent church movement 

      Sheridan, Tim M.; Hendriks, H. Jurgens (Stellenbosch University, Department of Systematic Theology and Ecclesiology, 2013-02)
      Something about the word “missional” has captured the imagination of many Christians in Western societies and beyond. The term, though relatively new as a description of the church, is now used widely across confessional ...

    • Investigating John 13-17 as a missional narrative 

      Smit, Guillaume (Pieter de Waal Neethling Trust, 2015)
      This article investigates the Farewell Discourse in John 13-17 from the perspective of missional theology. A narrative approach is followed to ascertain how John’s Gospel establishes a basis for the Father sending the Son, ...

    • Making a difference? : societal entrepreneurship and its significance for a practical theological ecclesiology in a local Western Cape context 

      Swart, Ignatius; Orsmond, Edward (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2011-10)
      This article is concerned with the question of whether and how a local church or congregation can, as indissoluble dimension of its vocation as a Christian faith agent, make a difference by influencing the dynamics of ...

    • Youth unemployment in South Africa : a theological reflection through the lens of human dignity 

      Cloete, Anita (Southern African Missiological Society, 2015)
      This article pays attention to Youth unemployment as one of the most serious socio-economic challenges in South Africa. The nature of unemployment in South Africa is followed by a discussion on the interconnectedness between ...