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WCF.M2.L5 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Compare the biblical account of creation with those of other cultures.
  • Compare and contrast the Islamic approach to Scripture and its presentation with a biblical approach.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Two Lesson Overviews
  • 19-26Lesson 05 Introduction

  • General
  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 15-16Plato: Timaeus on Creation
  • 17Quetzalcoatl Creates Man
  • 125-141Islam: Introduction, Muhammad, Quran, Prophets
  • 179-84Hinduism: Introduction, Creation

  • Moreau, ed: Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
  • 239-340Creation

  • Alphabet Makers
  •  The Early Greek Alphabet
    http://www.jaars.com/museum/alphabet/
    galleries/greek1.htm, /greek2.htm

  • Greidanus: “The Necessity of Preaching Christ Also from Old Testament Texts”
  • 188-197CTJ (1999) 34 ATLA Religion Database

  • Hiebert: Cultural Anthropology
  • 1-18Introduction to Cultural Anthropology
  • 19-44Anthropological Points of View

  • Inductive Bible Study
  • The Bible
  •  Zechariah 5–6

  • Optional
  • Smart, ed: Sacred Texts of the World
  • 1-4aThe Powerful Dead: Intro
  • 9-11Hesiod: Theogony, Popol Vuh

  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 872-875Uzbekistan

  • Language
  • Greek Lessons
  •  Greek 5

  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 5
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • How does the biblical account of creation compare with stories from two other cultures?


  • What are the similarities and differences in the Islamic approach to Scripture and its presentation as opposed to a biblical approach?





Notes