ISBN 9789996027031
Pages 70
Dimensions 229 x 152mm
Published 2015
Publisher Mzuni Press, Malawi
Format Paperback

Missions as the Theology of the Church

An Argument from Malawi

by Klaus Fiedler

The Christian faith is comprehensive and diverse, so the question, what the centre is, can be asked. Different answers have been given, to which this book adds another. The venture of the Christian faith is missions, following Kenneth Scott Latourette's thesis that the Holy Spirit moves forward the history of the church by bringing in ever new revivals, which produce ever new organisations. Therefore missions are not the children of the churches, but of the revivals, and Africa was not evangalised by the European and American churches, but by the Europeans and American mission societies.

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About the Author

Klaus Fiedler

Klaus Fiedler is Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at Mzuzu University. He specializes in Church History and Missiology. He started publishing as the editor of the Kachere Series, the leading academic publisher in Malawi. He is now in charge of Mzuni Press based in Mzuzu.