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WCF.M4.L5 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Explain some of the factors justifying reference to The 25 Unbelievable Years .
  • Describe some of the unexpected and complex phenomena in the former colonies of the Western World .
  • Discuss whether or not the Oxford Atlas reading conflicts or confirms the main thesis of The 25 Unbelievable Years.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 19-21Lesson 05 Introduction

  • General
  • Pierson: The Dynamics of Christian Mission
  • 1-7ch. 28 Emerging Nations and Non-Western Churches

  • Winter: The Twenty-Five Unbelievable Years, 1945–1969
  • xxi-xxivPreface
  • 1-40chs. 1–3

  • Note that following the collapse of the colonial era, in some cases believers have formed wholly new churches, beyond the bounds of “Christianity.”
  • Jenkins: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity
  • 55-57aStanding Alone

  • O’Brien: Oxford Atlas of World History
  • 208-209World Trade and Empires 1870- 1914
  • 236-239The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe 1945- 1989 and Western Europe since 1945
  • 246-247The Breakdown of Empires since 1945

  • McNeill: A World History
  • 516-531Global Rivalries and Cosmopolitanism since 1945

  • Winter and Hawthorne, eds.: Perspectives on the World Christian Movement (4th edition)
  • 725-730#127 Hickman, Hawthorne & Ahrend: Life and Purpose

  • Sanneh: Disciples of All Nations
  • 243-270Christian Awakening and the New China

  • Hanciles: Beyond Christendom
  • 107-109Indigenous Christian Movements
  • 128-131The Significance of African Christianity: More Than Numbers!

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 21-23Lesson 05 Review

  • Partridge, ed: Introduction to World Religions
  • 304-305Chapman: Israel/Palestine: A Testing Ground for Three Faiths

  • Inductive Bible Study
  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 355-356Global Teams: Module 4 Global Teams Inductive Bible Study Guidelines: Study F: Applying the Word

  • Optional
  • Jenkins: The Next Christendom: The Coming of Global Christianity
  • 57b-72Standing Alone

  • Oliver: The African Experience
  • 252b-258Fullness of Time

  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 461-462Maluku
  • 452-454Indonesia: #11, #12, Map
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes


Assignments (continued)


Optional (cont.)


Johnson: A History of the Jews

519-542 Zion





Reflection Questions
  • What are some of the factors justifying reference to The 25 Unbelievable Years ?


  • What are some of the unexpected and complex phenomena in the former colonies of the Western world?


  • In your reading from the Atlas, what conflict or confirmation do you see with the main thesis of The Twenty-Five Unbelievable Years book?


Notes