n Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - The new evangelisation: Faith, people, context and practice, Grogan P. & Kim K. (Eds.) : book review

Volume 43, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



The Roman Catholic Church has attained a fresh prominence in global Christianity since the election of Francis as pope and the publication of his apostolic exhortation Evangelium Gaudium in which evangelism is located in the pastoral ministry as well as the re-evangelisation of the lapsed and mission ad gentes. But Francis went beyond his predecessors in linking evangelisation not only to preaching and teaching; he extended it to include the challenge of globalisation as a threat to teaching concerning the kingdom of God.

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