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<transcy>Welcoming the stranger with Christ (Accueillir l'étranger avec Christ) </transcy>

Vincent Morvan
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Migration is at the heart of concerns and debates. Our Western societies most often present them as problems, without questioning their deeper meaning and their share of hope. Vincent Morvan has studied in depth the question of hospitality towards the foreigner and proposes to grasp the stakes by approaching four interdependent dimensions:
• The Christian theology of hospitality, to understand the relationship between the Triune God and the stranger throughout the history of redemption;
• The Christian ethics of hospitality, to live the hospitality as a Church and in our homes while remaining centered on the Gospel;
• The Christian spirituality of hospitality, to cultivate our communion with the Triune God and thus be able to 'welcome the stranger and walk with him;
• The Christian missiology of hospitality, to accomplish our mission in our society and among all peoples.

People from a wide variety of nations can be found in our cities. Let us accomplish with faith, love and hope, within this moving humanity, the mission entrusted by Jesus Christ to the Church. And this, until the day we take part in this heavenly vision of divine hospitality: “I saw a huge crowd that no one could count. They were from every nation, from every tribe, from every people and from every tongue […] and they cried with a loud voice: “Salvation is to our God who sits on the throne and to him. Lamb '' ”(Revelation 7: 9-10).


Vincent Morvan is married to Anja and has three children. He is one of the founders of the Un cœur pour le monde association, which aims to provide hospitality to international students and researchers through local churches. This association is active in several large cities in France.

Table of contents


Part 1 - A Christian Theology of Hospitality
1. Hospitality in God's Plan
2. Hospitality in the Gospel of Christ
3. Hospitality in the Work of the Spirit
A Church Born of the Spirit

Part Two - A Christian Ethics of Hospitality
4. Open the door to our Churches
5. Open the doors of our homes
6. Knocking on the Stranger's Door
A Church That Opens in the Spirit

Part Three - A Christian Spirituality of Hospitality
7. A Purified Church
8. A Rested Church
9. A Sated Church
A Church Inhabited by the Spirit

Part Four - A Christian Missiology of Hospitality
10. Listening carefully to the foreigner
11. A Right View of Humanity
12. A word of life for the exiles
A Church sent with the Spirit

Welcoming with Christ
Index of biblical references


Publisher : BLF Éditions
Author : Vincent Morvan
Publication : May 2019
ISBN : 978-2-36249-468-0
Pages : 352
Dimensions : 15 x 22.5 cm
Format : paperback
Weight : 466 g

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