A Nonverbal Mission

Popularly, theology and mission are understood as the works of words and language. Starting from the perspective of women with intellectual disabilities who experience trauma, this paper proposes an apophatic approach for theology and mission that gives the primacy of nonverbal self-expression over...

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Published in:International review of mission
Main Author: Novsima, Isabella
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: [2019]
In:International review of mission
Year: 2019, Volume: 108, Issue: 1, Pages: 78-87
Further subjects:B apophatic missiology
B Intellectual disabilities
B Self-expression
B Trauma
B logocentrism
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:Popularly, theology and mission are understood as the works of words and language. Starting from the perspective of women with intellectual disabilities who experience trauma, this paper proposes an apophatic approach for theology and mission that gives the primacy of nonverbal self-expression over verbal logocentrism. Such a proposal places vulnerability at the heart of the Christian mission.
ISSN:1758-6631
Contains:Enthalten in: International review of mission
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1111/irom.12263