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WCF.M1.L45 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Point out how Psalm 1 displays the characteristics of wisdom literature.
  • Explain mortality and the resurrection from the standpoint of wisdom literature.
  • Describe qualities of Hindu life that can lead a Hindu to choose to follow Christ and that would lead a Christian leader to adopt a Hindu lifestyle to reach Hindus with the gospel.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 172-173Lesson 45 Introduction

  • General
  • Fee: How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
  • 225-248Wisdom: Then and Now

  • Richard: Following Jesus in the Hindu Context
  • viii-xiiAbstract, Foreword, Preface
  • 1-9Introduction
  • 10-13Early Years
  • 14-18Restless Wanderer

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 173-175Lesson 45 Review

  • Optional
  •  ATLA Religion Database

  • Manus: “The Concept of Death and the Afterlife in the Old Testament and Igbo Traditional Religion: Some Reflections for Contemporary Missiology”
  • 41-56Mission Studies (1986) 3, 2

  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 432-433India: Maharashtra

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 45

  • Fee: How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth
  • 225-248Wisdom: Then and Now
  • 181-189aThe Prophets: Enforcing the Covenant in Israel
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • Why is it possible to classify Psalm 1 as a Wisdom Psalm? Argue this position based upon the formal characteristics of Wisdom Literature.


  • Why does the book of Psalms begin with a Wisdom Psalm?


  • Give a theology of resurrection based upon Wisdom Literature.


  • According to wisdom literature, how does our mortality render meaningless much of what we do in life?


  • In the book, Following Jesus in the Hindu Context , what aspects of Hindu life do you find that could lead a Hindu to choose to follow Christ and that would lead a Christian leader to adopt a Hindu lifestyle to reach Hindus with the gospel.


Notes