RECONCEPTUALISING EUCHARIST AS SUBSERVIENT RITUAL: A MISSIOLOGICAL RESPONSE TO PUBLIC VIOLENCE IN AFRICA

Chammah J Kaunda
2015 Scriptura  
In this article, I argue that the church as Christ's symbolic presence in the world is a Missiological expression of God loving non-violent involvement and witnessing presence in the world permeated with violence. Through two case studies that exemplify the relationship between public speech and public violencethe 1994 Rwandan genocide and the 2015 xenophobic attacks in South Africathe article demonstrates the potential of liminality of Eucharistic encounter to inspire and empower African
more » ... power African Christians prophetically to respond non-violently to the plague of public violence in many African countries.
doi:10.7833/114-0-1138 fatcat:gn2cruo54rbu7byq4cad5blz4y