Jose Comblin

67-8). The questions raised for Jose Comblin are pertinent also for the protestant Christian churches. In certain way, these consideraes exceed the borders of the Church. They they run away for the scope of the secular culture, of which the Church also is part. The necessity of the Church is seen here to rethink the evangelizao concept. In what it says respect to the field of the Anthropology and the Ethics, the mission of the understood Church only as practical proselitistas, will be able to have serious implications. After all, what it is in game are not only the religious choices that somebody can make, but to be before, the possibility of the disappearance of cultures, religions, customs, languages, at last, of the proper history of a people.

Thus, ahead of these implications in the field of the mission, the theologian Jose Comblin presents following the proposal: ' ' The mission cannot be one ' ' obrigao' '. If &#039 will be one; ' obrigao' ' , never it will be efficient. It will only convince if to proceed from the heart of the Christians, spontaneously. This assumes that the laypeople feel its Christianity not as a duty, an obligation for the salvation, but a promotion human being, a better and more harmonious life. Nobody goes to consider to others something that does not appreciate. The first Christians if had converted for having sensible as the life of them had moved when they had entered in the way of Jesus' ' (COMBLIN, 2005. P. 70-1).

Jose Comblin speaks here of mission in the evangelizao direction. It is truth well that the evangelizao is part also of the field of the mission. However, the mission does not restrict only the evangelizao. She is necessary to distinguish between mission (in the singular) and missions (in the plural one). The first concept sends the missio Dei (mission of God) (BOSCH, 2002, P.