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WCF.M2.L20 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Give examples of the dangers of disciplinary fragmentation.
  • Explain the value of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the study of Scripture and to a Christian apologetic.
  • Identify cultural factors that may account for the acceptance or rejection of writings such as the Septuagint.

  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Two Lesson Overviews
  • 78-84Lesson 20 Introduction

  • General
  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Classical World Reader
  • 173-174 Winter: History, Arithmetic, and Feldman

  • Green, ed: Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
  • 137-46Dead Sea Scrolls

  • Hawthorne, ed: Dictionary of Paul and His Letters
  • 777-783Qumran and Paul

  • Moreau, ed: Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
  • 769-770Population, Population Explosion, Population Planning

  • Evans: Dictionary of New Testament Background
  • 252-264Dead Sea Scrolls: General Introduction

  • Hogg: “The Scriptures in the Christian World Mission: Three Historical Considerations”
  • 389-404Missiology (October 1984) 12 ATLA Religion Database

  • O’Brien: Oxford Atlas of World History
  • 44-45The Birth of World Religions 1500-600 AD

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Two Lesson Overviews
  • 84-86Lesson 20 Review

  • Inductive Bible Study
  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 60Hollingworth-Haile: Discovering the Gospel of Mark: Lesson 3

  • Optional
  • Paget: “Jewish Proselytism at the Time of Christian Origins: Chimera or Reality?”
  • 65-82JSNT (1976) 62 ATLA Religion Database
    This is only half of the article. The remainder will be assigned in lesson 22.

  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 28-40Africa
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Reflection Questions
  • Illustrate the danger of disciplinary fragmentation. Name two disciplines in your educational experience that were fragmented in the curriculum of your formal training. Describe the consequences of having studied them in a disjointed fashion.

  • What is the value of the Dead Sea Scrolls to the study of the Scriptures and to a Christian apologetic?

  • What are some cultural forces that may explain modern Protestant and Catholic inattention to the Septuagint?