David Jacobus Bosch (December 13, 1929 – April 15, 1992) was an influential missiologist and theologian best known for his book Transforming Mission: Paradigm Shifts in Theology of Mission (1991) — a major work on post-colonial Christian mission. He was a member of the Dutch Reformed Church.
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... meant that reference to the concept went through a hiatus until it was given concise description by David Bosch ... According to David J ... Bosch, "mission is not primarily an activity of the church, but an attribute of God ...
... Our mission has not life of its own only in the hands of the sending God can it truly be called mission ... Not least since the missionary initiative comes from God alone.3 Protestants, in particular, are challenged...with respect to their overly pragmatic mission structures, their tendency to portray mission almost exclusively in verbalist categories, and the absence of missionary spirituality in their churches, which often drastically impoverishes all their commendable efforts in the area of social justice (212). ...
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