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    STUDIA THEOLOGIA ORTHODOXA - Issue no. 2 / 2021  
         
  Article:   FOLLOWING JESUS CHRIST. UNDERSTANDING ORTHODOX MISSION TODAY, IN THEORY AND PRAXIS.

Authors:  EVI VOULGARAKI.
 
       
         
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DOI: 10.24193/subbto.2021.2.03
Published Online: 2021-12-30
Published Print: 2021-12-30
pp. 39-50

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The following article examines the notion of mission linked to discipleship and witness to Christ. It highlights the basics of Orthodox Theology of Mission according to the Orthodox heritage and modern theological thinking, taking also into consideration catholicity and unity in space and time. It discusses the reemergence of missionary awareness in the late 20th century and the problems facing our missional theology in pluralistic modern times. It concludes by examining the actual possibilities and shortcomings of Orthodox mission in the 21st century as well as recent initiatives to re-energize missionary vision and missiological scholarship in the Orthodox churches.

Keywords: preaching, missionary methodology, adaptation, martyria, migration
 
         
     
         
         
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