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Perspectives on the World Christian Movement: A Reader (Volume 3)

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Volume 3: The Cultural Perspective

Understanding Culture

  1. 63. Understanding Culture by Lloyd E. Kwast
  2. 64. Culture, Worldview and Contextualization by Charles H. Kraft
  3. 65. The Flaw of the Excluded Middle by Paul G. Hiebert
  4. 66. Is God Colorblind or Colorful? The Gospel, Globalization and Ethnicity by Miriam Adeney and Created to Create Culture by Erich Sauer
  5. 67. Clean and Dirty: Cross-Cultural Misunderstandings in India by Paul G. Hiebert

Culture and Communication

  • 68. The Role of Culture in Communication by David J. Hesselgrave
  • 69. Redemptive Analogy by Don Richardson
  • 70. Making Disciples of Oral Learners by International Orality Network
  • 71. Why Communicate the Gospel through Stories? by Tom A. Steffen and Transforming Worldviews through the Biblical Story by D. Bruce Graham
  • 72. Three Encounters in Christian Witness by Charles H. Kraft
  • 73. Finding a Place and Serving Movements Within Society by Paul G. Hiebert; Culture Shock: Starting Over by Paul G. Hiebert; and Closing the Gap by Donald N. Larson
  • 74. Communication and Social Structure by Eugene A. Nida

Identity in Culture

  • 75. The Difference Bonding Makes by Elizabeth S. and E. Thomas Brewster
  • 76. Identification in the Missionary Task by William D. Reyburn
  • 77. Identity With Integrity: Apostolic Ministry in the 21st Century by Rick Love; Google-Proof Transparency by L. Mak; and As Unknown, Yet Well-Known: Commending Ourselves as Servants by Bob Blincoe
  • 78. Missions and Money by Phil Parshall; Different Views Concerning Relationships and Money by Joseph Cumming; and The Role of the Righteous Rich by Jonathan J. Bonk

Gospel and Culture Change

  • 79. Do Missionaries Destroy Cultures? by Don Richardson
  • 80. Discovering the Holy Spirit’s Work in a Community by T. Wayne Dye
  • 81. Cultural Implications of an Indigenous Church by William A. Smalley
  • 82. The Missionary’s Role in Culture Change by Dale W. Kietzman and William A. Smalley
  • 83. The Willowbank Report by The Lausanne Committee for World Evangelization


    Book Format: Paperback
    by: Ralph D. Winter (Editor), Steven C. Hawthorne (Editor)


    Perspectives on the World Christian Movement presents a multi-faceted collection of readings exploring the biblical, historical, cultural, and strategic dimensions of world evangelization.

    Writings from more than 150 mission scholars and practitioners (over 60 of them new to this edition) portray the history and anticipate the potential of the global Christian movement. Every one of the 170 articles and side bars offers practical wisdom enabling Christians to labor together in bold, biblical hope to finish the task of seeing that Christ is named and followed among all the peoples of the earth.

    The Fourth Edition contains over 60 articles and sidebars that are new to this edition. Many articles have been updated and revised. The Chinese Simplified Edition is in four volumes. Don't forget to add all 4 volumes to your cart!

    Additional Details

    • Pages: 200
    • Binding: Paperback
    • ISBN: 9789575568320
    • Vendor: William Carey Library