n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - Editorial
|© Publisher:||Southern African Missiological Society (SAMS)|
|Journal||Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies|
|Author||R.W. (Reggie) Nel and G.J. (Cobus) Van Wyngaard|
|Publication Date||Aug 2013|
|Pages||102 - 103|
To affirm that Missiology happens at the crossroads, border-gates, or simply at the borders, can be interpreted as a negative statement - born out of a crisis. This is understandable. When popular media reports on matters related to people at the crossroads or at the borders - people on the move, in particular as refugees or migrants, then it strengthens this interpretation. Indeed, when xenophobia explodes into the streets or when communities hunt the outsider down, it spills over into the images and stories shared - or better, sold.
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