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Ecclesiology and theological education: A South African reformed perspective

G.J. Wethmar

Verbum et Ecclesia; Skrif en Kerk: Vol 18, No 2 (1997), 415-430. doi: 10.4102/ve.v18i2.573

Submitted: 04 July 1997
Published:  04 July 1997

Abstract

Ecclesiology and theological education: A South African reformed perspective. The church is one of the primary contexts in which theology is done. In the South African theology education debate the implications which this context has for the nature of theological education has not yet been adequately described. This article therefore intends dealing with this issue. The well known four attributes of the church are used as indicators of the nature of theological education which results in confessionality, spirituality, ecumenicity and hermeneutics being identified as its main dimensions.

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G.J. Wethmar, University of Pretoria, South Africa

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