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WCF.M2.L15 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Describe historical methods of procuring information on the ancient world.
  • Identify redemptive analogies in the mystery religions.
  • Describe the relationship of the Apocrypha to the Old Testament.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Two Lesson Overviews
  • 60-65Lesson 15 Introduction

  • General
  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Classical World Reader
  • 139-142 Christensen: The Apocrypha

  • Moreau, ed: Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
  • 812-813Redemptive Analogies

  • Evans: Dictionary of New Testament Background
  • 468-473Hellenism
  • 723-725Mysteries
  • 58-64Apocrypha and Pseudepigrapha

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Two Lesson Overviews
  • 65-68Lesson 15 Review

  • Partridge, ed: Introduction to World Religions
  • 80-83Smith: Hellenistic world-state

  • Inductive Bible Study
  • The Bible
  •  Malachi (all chapters) (Review)

  • Optional
  • Fernea: Guests of the Sheik: An Ethnography of an Iraqi Village
  • 116-125ch. 10 The Feast
  • 126-135ch. 11 Moussa’s House
  • 136-149ch. 12 Weddings
  • 150-160ch. 13 Salima

  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 370-373Greece

  • Language
  • Greek Lessons
  •  Greek 15

  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew Practice Quiz #1
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • Explain briefly the mechanism by which we know what we know about the events of the Hellenistic period.


  • In modern missionary methodology, redemptive analogies are researched and used to introduce the Gospel. If you were the Apostle Paul, what redemptive analogies might you have used with those involved in the mystery religions?


  • What is meant by the fact that the books of the Apocrypha are “hidden”? What is the relationship of the Apocrypha to the Old Testament?


Notes