Nya vindar i missionsteologin : En analys av tre missionsdokument

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New Winds in Mission Theology: A Comparative Analysis of Three Recent Mission Documents
With the Lausanne Movement’s Cape Town Commitment (CTC), World Council of Churches’ Together Towards Life (TTL) and Pope Francis’ Evangelii Gaudium (EG) the three major ecclesiastic families have updated their mission theology. These documents witness for a certain convergence especially through the way in which they react to the global context. E.g. all of them share a critical voice against the consequences of global capitalism. While CTC and EG speak for the poor, TTL opens a fresh approach in positioning itself in the global south in terms of theology and ethics.

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  • Philosophy, Ethics and Religion

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  • Evangelii Gaudium, Mission theology, Cape Town Commitment, Together Towards Life
Original languageSwedish
Pages (from-to)262-276
JournalDansk tidsskrift for teologi og kirke
Volume42
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2015
Publication categoryResearch
Peer-reviewedYes

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The information about affiliations in this record was updated in December 2015. The record was previously connected to the following departments: Centre for Theology and Religious Studies (015017000)