Flashcards in SECULARISATION: Emergence of new forms of expression Deck (9)
What did fresh Expressions grow out of?
A report called 'Mission-shaped Church'
What is the term fresh expressions used for?
A variety of ways in which Christian groups operate alongside conventional church membership
What are the aims of fresh expressions movements?
To 'outreach' or to nurture an alternative kind of church community
What is the fresh expressions approach to religion?
To explore the concerns and views of ordinary people and then see how Christian ideas and teachings may be relevant
Quote from Fresh Expressions mission statement
Acts 'through championing, resourcing and multiplying new ways of being in Church'
What is the aim of the House Church movement?
To re-establish the practices of the Early Church, when Roman society was hostile to Christianity, and people worshipped together in private homes. Focuses on individual experience rather than God's existence
When did the House Church Movement start in Europe?
How many House Churches were there by the end of the 1980s?