I did not send them yet they ran:
Missiology and theology : Is theology essential for missiology?
We have heard that some want missiology without theology. We are at the spluttering stage in response: how can something so preposterous be given a moment’s attention, let alone be the basis for the proposal to spend good money on an international consultation to do some missiology untroubled by theology? We splutter, like the old man in One Foot in the Grave – I don’t believe it.
Jeremiah, an extreme prophet, was a great splutterer. See Jer 2 9-13. Heaven can’t believe what he has to tell – so it is appalled. But like all good prophets, Jeremiah got beyond the spluttering stage, and he was given something more to say.
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