A different profile of Christian Missionary - Dag
Hammarskjöld (1905-1961) Cover Image

Un altfel de profil al misionarului creştin - Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961)
A different profile of Christian Missionary - Dag Hammarskjöld (1905-1961)

Author(s): Maxim (Iuliu-Marius) Morariu
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Theology and Religion, Pastoral Theology
Published by: Facultatea de Teologie Ortodoxă Alba Iulia
Keywords: neutrality; pragmatism; economy; law; ONU;

Summary/Abstract: Governor of the National Bank of Sweden, second General Secretary of ONU, professor at the Uppsala University,Dag Hammarskjöld was a good diplomat and a good Christian too. He proposed a new way of seeing the Christian Mission and to practicethe Christian Principles and he was, for that, classified between “the contemporary mystics”. Unfortunately, in Romanian Theology, heis almost unknown. He’s most important work of theology, Markings, wasn’t until now translated in Romanian language, and he’s ideas a real most unknown in Orthodox Theology4. That is the reason for what,the author of this research, which contributed at the dissemination ofhis ideas, written this study. In its pages, is analysed the way how see our author the profile of a Christian Missionary and there are presented the main qualities of the Christian Missionary, us are they seen by the Swedish diplomat. The research is based on his works and on the articles and studies about his life and activity. The work it will be a newapproach in Romanian Literature and it we hope it will be the start of the discovering Dag Hammarskjöld in Romanian Theology.

  • Issue Year: XX/2015
  • Issue No: 2
  • Page Range: 185-196
  • Page Count: 12
  • Language: Romanian