Monthly Archives: August 2010

Jesus, the church and mission

This essay is based on two assumptions, 1/that mission is central to responding to the call of Jesus and 2/ That the institutional church has neglected the centrality of Jesus’ call to mission and constructed modes of social engagement that … Continue reading

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Jesus is an Aborigine

This essay suggests that it is not the mission of the white Australian church to offer Jesus Christ to Aboriginal Australia, but rather to learn about Jesus the Christ from Aboriginal Australia.

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Truth and Tradition. Why does the church act as an agent of colonisation?

All of the mainstream Christian denominations in Australia have acknowledged, in one form or another, the complicity of the historical church in the colonisation of this country and the dispossession of Aboriginal people from their land, culture, spirituality and families. … Continue reading

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