A dialogue about the South African “here and now” with the legacies of the early church fathers as interlocutors

TJ Smith

Abstract


This article explores what the missional possibilities could be
when we explore the present discourse on the Early Church Fathers, with a view to
understand our missional calling in the context of post-apartheid South Africa. Three
dialogues explore issues of agency, inheritance and consumerism. These dialogues or
interruptions open up new conversations that could lead to new imaginations.

Keywords


Early Church; Apartheid; Consumerism; Missiology; Inheritance

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5952/52-3-58

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