Lewensgemeenskap met God as essensie van Bybelse spiritualiteit

Living communion with God as essence of biblical spiritualityOur age experiences an urgent need for real spirituality. This article is intended as a further contribution to the local discussion on this topic. Life-long communion with God is highlighted as the essence of biblical spirituality, althou...

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Published in: Verbum et ecclesia Vol. 14; no. 1; pp. 28 - 46
Main Author: Du Toit, A. B
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Afrikaans
Published: AOSIS 09-09-1993
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Summary: Living communion with God as essence of biblical spiritualityOur age experiences an urgent need for real spirituality. This article is intended as a further contribution to the local discussion on this topic. Life-long communion with God is highlighted as the essence of biblical spirituality, although the Bible contains different traditions and types in this regard. The most important aspects of this living fellowship with God is the praesentia Dei, the relational framework within which it takes place, metaphors reflecting its existence, specific moments of meeting with God, and its ethical and eschatological edges.
ISSN: 1609-9982
2074-7705
DOI: 10.4102/ve.v14i1.1274