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mi-547-applied-cultural-anthropology

MI 547 - Applied Cultural Anthropology

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

 

 

Professor Joost Pikkert
Text Books
  • Howell & Pari. Introducing Cultural Anthropology: A Christian Perspective. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2011.
  • Pikkert, LACE Method of Language Learning. Course Pack
Details Type: Semester   Location: Vanguard College  Credits: 3
mi-545-evangelism-and-church-planting

MI 545 - Evangelism and Church Planting

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

A study of the biblical foundation of evangelization that aims at developing an effective witness in today’s context. Includes a practical seminar on church planting as well as an opportunity for students to develop a plan for personal and congregational witness.

Professor Allan Effa
Text Books
  • Bowen, John P. Evangelism for “Normal” People: Good News for Those Looking for a Fresh Approach. Minneapolis: Augsburg Fortress, 2002.
  • Payne, J.D., Discovering Church Planting: An Introduction to the Whats, Whys, and Hows of Global Church Planting. Paternoster, 2009.
Details  Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3
mi-639-gospel-and-culture

MI 639 - Gospel and Culture

Subject: Missions
Term: Fall 2013

Course Description:

An examination of the ways in which culture affects an understanding of the Gospel and how the Gospel, in turn, shapes and impacts culture. Special attention will be given to the development of a congregational witness that is contextually appropriate, yet transformational.

Professor Allan Effa
Text Books
  • Kenneson, Philip D. Life on the Vine: Cultivating the Fruit of the Spirit in Christian Community. InterVarsity, 1999.
  • Legrand, Lucien. The Bible on Culture: Belonging or Dissenting? Orbis, 2000.
  • Richards, E. Randolph and Brandon J. O’Brien. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible. IVP, 2012
  • Various Articles available in PDF format on our course web site.
Details Type: Semester   Location: Taylor  Credits: 3