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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. Th e aim is to construct an “urban ecclesiology” where the ...

    • 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 ...