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WCF.M2.L21 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Explain Old Testament ceremonial laws using an anthropological model.
  • Describe models of discipleship found in first century Judaism.
  • Use original sources for understanding the sect of Pharisaism of first century AD Judaism.

  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Two Lesson Overviews
  • 87-88Lesson 21 Introduction

  • General
  • Malina: The New Testament World: Insights from Cultural Anthropology
  • 149-166ch. 6 Clean and Unclean: Understanding Rules of Purity

  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Classical World Reader
  • 175-185Russell: Jewish Sects, Scriptures and Missions

  • Green, ed: Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
  • 398-405Judaism
  • 728-732Sanhedrin
  • 732-735Scribes

  • Evans: Dictionary of New Testament Background
  • 590-595Josephus: Interpretive Methods and Tendencies

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Two Lesson Overviews
  • 89-90Lesson 21 Review

  • Partridge, ed: Introduction to World Religions
  • 265-269Cowling: Judaism, a Historical Overview

  • Inductive Bible Study
  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 60-61Hollingsworth-Haile: Discovering the Gospel of Mark: Lesson 4

  • Optional
  • Green, ed: Dictionary of Jesus and the Gospels
  • 17-20Apocalyptic
  • 125-131Clean and Unclean
  • 633-636Priest, Priesthood
  • 636-642Prophets, Prophecy

  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 28-32Africa (a)
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Reflection Questions
  • Using an anthropological model, describe Old Testament ceremonial laws in your own words.

  • Describe, in your own words, three of the discipleship models used by first century Jews.

  • Write a one-page, first person monologue that can help a listener learn about the most significant characteristics of a first century AD Pharisee.