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theologian from Nagaland, may be taken as the best representative of the tribal theologians in the north-east. For him too, the central focus of reflection is land, or 'space', which is integrally connected with God and creation and to the communal living of the people. He believes the task of theology is to 'explore resources for strengthening the interconnectedness of all realities' to 'safeguard the world from destruction and exploitation'.70 This will lead to a holistic vision of the Triune God, who is integrally connected with the cosmic organism, which moves in history as a whole.
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