David Bosch: South African Context, Universal Missiology--Ecclesiology in the Emerging Missionary Paradigm

Yates, Timothy
April 2009
International Bulletin of Missionary Research;Apr2009, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p72
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the life and works of David Bosch, member of the Dutch Reformed Church (DRC). He was born into an Afrikaner farming family and baptized into membership of the DRC. He was a representative of a pietist, evangelical strand of Scottish church life. He had a doctoral study under Oscar Cullmann in Basel, Switzerland in 1950s. He returned to Africa in 1957 to work as a missionary among the Xhosa people. He chaired the South African Christian Leadership Assembly in 1979. He was the leading figure in the Ope Brief of 1982.


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