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IS 5500: Theology & Practice/Intercultural

Moody Bible Institute
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  • Class Start

    October 19, 2021

  • Class End

    December 13, 2021

  • Drop Day

    October 22, 2021

  • Term

    Fall 2021

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About this course

IS 5500: Theology & Practice/Intercultural is offered online by Moody Bible Institute. This course introduces a methodology to interpret the complexities found in local communities throughout the world that affect how we and others hear and respond to the Word. The purpose is to know Christ better and bear witness to Him more effectively in word and deed. This involves learning how to work with others to develop a theology of local phenomena and form a strategy for ministry.

Required Text

Bailey, Kenneth E. Jesus Through Middle Eastern Eyes. Cultural Studies in the Gospels. IVP, 2008. ISBN: 978-0830825684. Available an ebook through the Moody Library. Cook, Matthew, et al., eds. Local Theology for the Global Church: Principles for an Evangelical Approach to Contextualization. Pasadena, CA: Wm. Carey Library, 2010. ISBN: 978-0878088568. Available as an ebook through the Moody Library. Escobar, Samuel. The New Global Mission: The Gospel from Everywhere to Everyone. IVP, 2003. ISBN: 978-0830833016. Available as an ebook through the Moody Library. Hiebert, Paul G. The Gospel in Human Contexts. Baker Academic, 2009. ISBN: 978-0801036811. Available at Richards, Randolph E and Brandon O'Brien. Misreading Scripture with Western Eyes: Removing Cultural Blinders to Better Understand the Bible. IVP, 2012. ISBN: 978-0830837823. Available as an ebook through the Moody Library.

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    IS 5500: Theology & Practice/Intercultural is scheduled to start on Oct 19, 2021 and ends Dec 13, 2021

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