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Franciscus van Assisi: sy betekenis vir vandag!

R B van Aarde

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 25, No 2 (2004), 739-750. doi: 10.4102/ve.v25i2.296

Submitted: 06 October 2004
Published:  06 October 2004

Abstract

St. Francis’ views on religious life, as explained in a previous article in this journal, had its  foundations in a well-founded theology of compassionate ministry. This origin of all compassion according to St. Francis  is God himself. In this article St. Francis’ significance for the church also in  South Africa is discussed in detail. It  is
concluded that a well-balanced theology of service in many ways provide an answer.

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R B van Aarde, Universiteit van Pretoria, South Africa

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