Reconciliation literally means repairing the damaged or broken bonds of unity and friendship between God and humanity and between human beings and their fellow beings on a personal and also on a communal level. In the words of Charles Villa-Vicencio, reconciliation does not
further specification of this diversity. The aim of this approach is not only to determine which differences can legitimately exist among the churches seeking unity, but also to explain that there has been a process of reconciliation.
Compared to the abundant literature debating various visions for a
12 Efemie Ikenga-Metuh RECONCILIATION: The Path to True Peace and Authentic Progress for Nigeria and Africa* All Nigerians mustwork to rid society of everything that offends the dignity of the human person or violates human rights. This means reconciling differences, overcoming
concerning the revolution in South African society vied for supremacy: one of reconciliation between all South Africans creating a new unified national identity; second, a narrative by rebel black forces who wanted to dismantle colonial economic power and continue the armed struggle for radical economic
early believers received people of different ethnicities.
In this article, I will seek to demonstrate that Acts 8.4-25 contains descriptive and prescriptive elements concerning ethnic reconciliation that gives rise to a robust understanding of the work of the Spirit and the laying on of hands
of the Son of Man” (§ 64.2) within the larger paragraph “The Exaltation of the Son of Man.” 4 He refers to this section as “the decisive center” of his Christology ( IV /2, 105), as he transitions to the “second problem of the doctrine of reconciliation” (sanctification). The first problem
The Genesis of Reconciliation: The Reconciliation of Genesis C LARE A MOS * A bstract The article begins by explaining the reason for the author’s selection of the motif of reconciliation as a key to understanding Genesis in missional terms. She draws atten- tion to the fact that though
Part 1: Outlines of Reconciliation and Liberal Quaker Theology 1.1 Argument This work develops Liberal Quaker reconciliation theology through developing a doctrinal framework for Liberal Quaker theology in dialogue with Christian atonement and interdependence theologies. I argue that while Liberal
The term “reconciliation” has been an important one in Christian theology, although it is used sparingly in the NT. It is most prominent in 2 Cor. 5:18–21. God has restored to himself the relationship with the world that human transgressions had irretrievably broken. Reconciliation really involves
hinder racial reconciliation by contributing toward ongoing voluntary segregation in the evangelical church (Perkins 1993; Metzger 2007; Rah 2009). The result is that less than four percent of evangelical congregations in America can be classified as multiracial using even the most liberal standards