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WCF.M4.L59 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Describe some of the problems in telling the story, or a story, of the development of global civilization.
  • Explain a reason why Latourette’s suggestion of periods downplays the events of the 7th and 8th centuries.
  • Explain some of the “blankets of prejudice” which may interfere with seeing things more clearly in the past 2,000 years.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 216-218Lesson 59 Introduction

  • General

  • Occasional Bulletin of Missionary Research (July 1978) 2,3, ATLA Religion Database
  • 74-80Hogg: “Legacy of Kenneth Scott Latourette”

  • Latourette: A History of Christianity, Vol. 1: Beginnings to 1500
  • xii-xxviPreface

  • White: “The Significance of Medieval Christianity”
  •   Review this article that you read for Module 3 Lesson 20. This article is provided in the form of a handout separate from the textbooks and the reader.

  • McNeill: A World History
  • 129-132Equilibrium Among the Civilizations
  • 180-283The Flowering and Expansion of Indian Civilizations AD 200-600
  • 411-515Dominance of the West

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

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 218-221Lesson 59 Review

  • Optional

  • History Review

  • Review, look for major sections, topics, timelines, themes, movements of peoples, etc.
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 844-847Ukraine
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • Describe some of the problems in telling the story, or a story, of the development of global civilization.


  • What has Winter suggested may be the reason Latourette’s suggestion of periods downplays the events of the 7th and 8th centuries?


  • What are some of the “blankets of prejudice” which we need to remove in order to see things more clearly in the past 2,000 years?


Notes