Mission Spirituality in Global Perspective
Madge Karecki, SSJ-TOSF
Today there is a growing interest in spirituality at both the popular and academic levels. Some missiologists have been suspicious of spirituality because of how it has been defined. This articles looks at definitions of spirituality and how they interface with missiology in a way that is mutually enriching for both disciplines. Four regions of the world are examined to see what they might contribute to our understanding of mission spirituality. Emphasis is placed on the need for contemplative prayer to shape and sustain mission praxis.