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WCF.M4.L61 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Define international development from a Kingdom perspective.
  • Propose a description of a “developed” society in a specific area of the world.
  • Apply Old Testament development principles to contemporary developing societies.


Assignments:
  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 225-226Lesson 61 Introduction

  • General
  • Cook, ed: The New Face of the Church in Latin America
  • 67-74Franklin: Holistic Help for the Peoples of This Earth: From Sudan to Switzerland

  • Butare: International Development from a Kingdom Perspective
  • 75-87Snodderly: Shalom: The Goal of the Kingdom and of International Development

  • Cope

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    Old Testament Template
  •  Review chapters that relate to God’s will for Hebrew society, noting how that applies to international development today.

  • Corrie: Dictionary of Mission Theology
  • 383-394Transformation

  • Samuel, ed.: Mission as Transformation
  • 166-207Samuel and Sugden: God’s Intention for the World
  • 325-344The Oxford Declaration on Christian Faith and Economics January 1990
  • 438-455Padilla: The Politics of the Kingdom of God and the Political Mission of the Church
  • 492-500The Kingdom and Kingdoms

  • Snodderly: The Goal of International Development
  • 157-169Snodderly: Shalom: The Goal of the Kingdom and of International Development

  • Snodderly, ed: WCF Degree Study Programs: All Module Reader
  • 359-362Padilla: What Does God Want Us to Do with Regard to Poverty/the Poor?
  • 363-372Wunderli: Criteria and Key Components of an Integrated Approach to Mission
  • 373-382Matthews: Can Evangelicals Imagine an Alternative Future?

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module Four Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 226-227Lesson 61 Review

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 533-537Liberia
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes



Reflection Questions
  • How would you define international development?


  • What factors influenced your definition of international development?


  • What would “development” look like, from God’s perspective in an area of the world where you have had cross-cultural experience?


  • How do Old Testament principles for the development of Hebrew society apply to international development?


Notes