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WCF.M1.L33 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Identify the forms in which the Divine presence is seen during the Mosaic era.
  • Indicate three implications for worship from the Glory of God theme in the Pentateuch.
  • Compare worldviews and rituals between biblical and other religious cultures.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 145-146Lesson 33 Introduction

  • General
  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 226-228aAgni-Purana: The Merit of Building a Temple
  • 228bThe Three Da’s

  • Kaiser: The Christian and the “Old” Testament
  • 92-103The Theology of the ‘Tabernacling’ God

  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 229Ahimsa
  • 230Vishnu Follower (photo)

  • Bowen: Return to Laughter
  • 172-237chs. 13–17

  • Glasser: Announcing the Kingdom
  • 90-104God Forms a Nation of People Belonging to God

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 146-147Lesson 33 Review

  • Research
  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • Klein: “Back to the Future: The Tabernacle in the Book of Exodus”
  • 264-276Interpretation (July 1996) 50, 3
    [Klein has an historical-critical approach, but overall the article is a good discussion of the Tabernacle, plus it introduces the student to another perspective in OT scholarship.]

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 414-417India (#11-15)
  • 436-437India: Orissa

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 33
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • List four forms, other than in the tabernacle, in which the Divine presence is seen during the Mosaic era.


  • The “Glory of God” can be best understood as the ______________ of God.


  • Express in your words an Old Testament theology of worship.


  • From your readings in this lesson, what differences do you see in the worldviews and religious rituals of OT believers, Hindu worshipers, and the Tiv in Africa?


Notes