oa Missionalia : Southern African Journal of Mission Studies - The catholicity of the Church in Africa in future perspective

Volume 2, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0256-9507



Probably one of the best definitions of catholicity was given by Karl Barth. According to him catholicity means the universality, inclusiveness, identity and continuity which underlie the church in spite of all differences or variations. The basic character of the church is the same in any place and through all ages, and the church is always and in all places obliged to uphold it.

Loading full text...

Full text loading...


Article metrics loading...


This is a required field
Please enter a valid email address
Approval was a Success
Invalid data
An Error Occurred
Approval was partially successful, following selected items could not be processed due to error