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WCF.M4.L47 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Analyze key issues facing the Christian church and missions among Hindus.
  • Compare major differences in the Christian church and missions in India today.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 169-170Lesson 47 Introduction

  • General

  • http://www.ijfm.org/PDFs_IJFM/19_4_PDFs/Rajendran_Address.pdf
  • 12-14Rajendran: Advancing Strategies of Closure

  • http://www.ijfm.org/archives.htm
    IJFM (Fall 2002) 19,3
  • 39-42Hoefer: “Jesus, My Master: ‘Jesu Bhakta,’ Hindu Christian Theology”

  • http://www.ijfm.org/archives.htm
    IJFM (Spring 2001) 18,1
  • 23-33Pani:”Fatal Hindu Gospel Stumbling Blocks”

  • http://www.ijfm.org/archives.htm
    IJFM (Winter 2001) 18,4
  • 165-170Kannan: “Survey of Disciples from Non-Dalit Hindu Homes”

  • Newbigin: The Gospel in a Pluralist Society
  • 141-154ch. 12 Contextualization: True and False

  • Tucker: From Jerusalem to Irian Jaya
  • 454-457Lesslie Newbigin
  • 461-464Mother Theresa (2nd ed. only)

  • Interpretation (April 2006) 60,2, ATLA Religion Database
  • 152-164Marcus: “Idolatry in the New Testament”

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 171-172Lesson 47 Review

  • Winter and Hawthorne, eds.: Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (4th edition)
  • 589-591#92 Richard: Christ Movements in the Hindu World

  • Corrie: Dictionary of Mission Theology
  • 148-152Hindu Relations
  • 87-90Dalits
  • 41-43Caste
  • 184-188Indian Theology

  • Hiebert: Transforming Worldviews
  • 123-140Peasant Worldviews

  • Winter and Hawthorne, eds.: Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (4th edition)
  • 373Rajendran: Indian Sending

  • Optional

  • Mission Frontiers September/October 1996 (Study Kit)
  •  The Future of the Frontier Mission Movement: How Far Should We Go in De-Westernizing the Gospel?

  • Mission Frontiers Supplement September/October 1996 (Study Kit)
  •  What Does De-Westernization Mean?
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Assignments (cont.)


Optional (cont.)

Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation, 7th Edition

438-439 India: Rajasthan





Reflection Questions
  • What are some of the crucial issues facing the church and missions among Hindus in India today?


  • Compare more traditional mission methods and church features in India with the approach suggested under the label “de-Westernization.”


Notes