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WCF.M1.L12 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Describe the major questions posed by the Old Testament in its relation to the New Testament.
  • Interact with Kaiser’s description of the master problem of theology.
  • Assess the value placed by New Testament writers on the Old Testament.

  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 44-46Lesson 12 Introduction

  • General
  • Kaiser: The Christian and the “Old” Testament
  • 1-11The Christian and the Old Testament

  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Ancient World Reader
  • 49-50Winter: The Christian and the Old Testament
  • 51-55Hesselgrave: A Missionary Hermeneutic
  • 57-59Winter: The Greatest Lesson I Ever Learned

  • Loewen: The Bible in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • 19-31Biblical Cultures and the Bible
  • 59-69The Old Testament Spirit World
  • 71-79The New Testament Spirit World

  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 351b-353Dayak Text

  • Winter and Hawthorne, eds.: Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (4th edition)
  • 10-16#2 Kaiser: Israel’s Missionary Call

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 46-49Lesson 12 Review

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 418India map
  • 420India: Assam

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 12
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Reflection Questions
  • What are the major questions posed by the Old Testament?

  • What does Kaiser call the master problem of theology and why?

  • 2 Timothy 3:16 identifies four purposes for Old Testament usage. Summarize each of these in your own words.




  • What new mission vision would you infer that the disciples gained from the events of Luke 24? In what way did this illumine the disciples’ understanding of the OT?

  • What is the significance of the Old Testament for believers today? How do Kaiser and Marcion differ in answering this question?