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WCF.M1.L42 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Compare the concepts of sacrifice and atonement in other cultures.
  • Demonstrate the usefulness of the atonement for building mature Christians.
  • Explain insights about Islam from the perspective of the atonement.
  • Describe some misunderstandings between Muslims and Christians, and suggest ways of sharing Jesus with Muslims.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 163Lesson 42 Introduction

  • General
  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Ancient World Reader
  • 193-198McCurry: Atonement: Applied and Rejected

  • Accad: Building Bridges: Christianity and Islam
  • 47-76chs. 6–8 Approaching Muslims

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 163-164Lesson 42 Review

  • Research
  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • McCarthy: “Further Notes on the Symbolism of Blood and Sacrifice”
  • 205-210JBL (June 1973) 92, 2

  • Nickel: “Islam and Salvation: Some On-site Observations”
  • 3-16Direction (Spring 1994) 23, 1

  • Ubrurhe: “The African Concept of Sacrifice: A Starting Point for Inculturation”
  • 203-215AFER (Aug 1998) vol 40

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 446-448Indonesia: Introduction
  • 457Bali

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 42
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • What limitations are inevitable in Christian growth and witness to others if one cannot gain release from fear and guilt?


  • List two insights about Islam from the perspective of the Atonement.


  • Why is it understandable for folk Islam and other religions to perpetuate sacrificial systems?


  • Describe some misunderstandings between Muslims and Christians, and suggest ways of sharing Jesus with Muslims.


Notes