Christian Humanitarianism Through the Lens of the Church in the Majority World

Majority World Perspectives on Christian Mission

By Rev. Dr. Rupen Das
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Humanitarianism which has its roots in the Early Church has today moved away from its spiritual and missional foundations and is very much secular in what it does. Christian humanitarian agencies find themselves straddling the divide between being professional and relating to local churches and the mission of God. In the eyes of Christians in the Majority World it raises questions about what it means for an organization to be Christian and exactly what these Christian agencies hope to accomplish within the mission of God.

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Chapter in Majority World Perspectives on Christian Mission
Pages: 117-138
Publisher: Kreative SA
Year: 2020
ISBN/ISSN: 978-1-928478-84-3

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