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The role of worship and ethics on the road towards reconciliation

BA Müller

Verbum et Ecclesia; Vol 27, No 2 (2006), 641-663. doi: 10.4102/ve.v27i2.168

Submitted: 22 September 2006
Published:  17 November 2006


Reconciliation in a divided society, like the South African one, is in dire need of a new moral discourse and praxis. This article argues that this moral discourse must also be conducted on an often forgotten level, namely in the worshipping praxis of the Church. The article describes the renewed interest of ethicists and liturgists in the relationship between liturgy and ethics and especially the role of rituals.  The article then focuses on the renewal of basic Cristian rituals like preaching and sacraments, prayer and praise to serve this much needed moral discourse.

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BA Müller, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa



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