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WCF.M4.L57 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Give examples of how socially dominant perspectives, moods, and assumptions obstruct the discovery of conflicting evidences.
  • Explain the vast new plethora of investigations taking place in regard to the events of what we call the ancient world.
  • Describe some of the alternate views which have sufficient backing to prevent sweeping conclusions about ancient times even among the most devout and religious people.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 209Lesson 57 Introduction

  • General

  • Scientific American (December 2003) 289,6, Wilson Select Plus Database
  • 98-105Kring and Durda: “The Day the World Burned”

  • Astronomy (April 1996) 24, Wilson Select Plus Database
  • 34-41Cowen: “The Day the Dinosaurs Died”

  • Technology Review (May/June 1994) 97, Wilson Select Plus Database
  • 12Tyson: “The Dinosaurs’ Last Gasp”

  • Lingenfelter and Lingenfelter: Teaching Cross-Culturally
  • 35-69Ch. 3: Understanding Traditional Learning Strategies

  • O’Brien: Oxford Atlas of World History
  • 18-49From Hunting to Farming: Asia 12,000 BC- 500 AD thru First Empires in China

  • McNeill: A World History
  •  Review:
  • 13-47Emergence and Definition of the Major Old World Civilizations to 500 BC
  • 48-75Cosmopolitanism in the Middle East 1700-500 BC
  • 76-88Definition of Indian Civilization
  • 89-101The Definition of Greek Civilization to 500 BC
  • 149-155The Spread of Hellenistic Civilization 500 BC- AD 200
  • 166-168Mauryan Empire
  • 180-193The Flowering and Expansion of Indian Civilization AD 200- 600

  • Biblical History
  • Newbigin: The Gospel in a Pluralist Society
  • 66-79ch. 6 Revelation in History

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 210-211Lesson 57 Review

  • Optional

  • History Review

  • Review, especially maps and charts.
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 631-634New Zealand
  • 888-889Wallis and Futuna Islands
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • Give examples of how socially dominant perspectives, moods, and assumptions obstruct the discovery of conflicting evidence.


  • Explain the vast new plethora of investigations taking place in regard to the events of what we call the ancient world.


  • Describe some of the alternative views which have sufficient backing to prevent sweeping conclusions about ancient times even among the most devout and religious people.


Notes