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WCF.M4.L3 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Discuss why most people and books fail to spend much time looking at the overall story of the past 2,000 years.
  • Explain why 400-year markings are not as easy but may be more useful, as decades, centuries, and millennia.
  • Describe contributions made by the Hebrew Bible to an historical perspective which finds the human experience a continuous story.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 10-12Lesson 03 Introduction

  • General
  • Jenkins: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity
  • 1-14The Christian Revolution

  • Moreau, ed: Evangelical Dictionary of World Missions
  • 439b-446aHistory of Missions

  • Myers: Exploring World Mission
  • 16-21The Historical Context of Mission

  • McNeill: A World History
  • 127-131Review: Chronological Charts

  • Winter and Hawthorne, eds.: Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (4th edition)
  • 225#36 Winter: Pulses in Western Civilization

  • Walls, ed.: Mission in the 21st Century
  • 193-204Walls: Christian Mission in a Five- hundred- year Context

  • Hanciles: Beyond Christendom
  • 13-37Globalization: Descriptions, Debates, and Destinies
  • 123-127The Edinburgh 1910 Conference, Africa, and the “Shift”
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  • Butare: International Development from a Kingdom Perspective
  • 5-12Butare: Missions and International Development
  • 13-38Winter: Three Mission Eras, and the Loss and Recovery of Kingdom Mission

  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 241-244Tokyo 2010 Declaration: Making Disciples of Every People in Our Generation
  • 245-246Edinburgh 2010: Common Call

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 12-13Lesson 03 Review

  • Inductive Bible Study
  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 355Global Teams: Module 4 Global Teams Inductive Bible Study Guidelines: Study F: The Big Picture

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 605-608Mozambique
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • What are some of the reasons most people (and books) do not spend much time musing about the overall story of the last 2,000 years?


  • Why do 400-year markings give people more trouble than decades, centuries and millennia? In what way are these markings more useful?


  • What contribution does the Hebrew Bible make to an historical perspective which finds the human experience a continuous story?


Notes