Monthly Archives: March 2013

Folk Religions Overheads

 

Syllabus – Class List and Syllabus

 

Lecture Note 1 – Understanding Folk Religion

Lecture Note 2

Lecture Note 3 – A Model for Studying Folk Religions

Lecture Note 4 – Question 1 – How do we find meaning in death and life

Lecture Note 5 – Question 2 – How do we get well being and avoid misfortune

Lecture Note 6 – Question 3 – How can we know the future, and know the unknown

Lecture Note 7 – Question 4 – How can we get justice and righteousness

Lecture Note 8 – Signs

Lecture Note 9 – Rituals

Lecture Note 10 – Myths

Lecture Note 11 – New Emerging Religious Movements

Lecture Note 12 – Church & Sect

Lecture Note 13 – Theological Responses to Folk Religions

 

Case Study – Dams and Spirits

 

Reading 1 – Hiebert – A Sacrifice to the Goddess of Smallpox

 

Folk Religions

 

Syllabus

 

Lecture Note 1 – Class Notes Version 1

Lecture Note 2 – Class Notes Version 2

Lecture Note 3 – Cases

 

Bibliography

 

Hiebert Article – A Sacrifice to the Goddess of Smallpox

 

Reading 1- Terris Neuman – Cultic Origins of Word-Faith Theology Within the Charismatic Movement

Reading 2 – Gustaf Aulen – Christus Victor

Reading 3 – Theodore Plantinga – Learning to Live with Evil

Reading 4 – Bruce Konold – Signs & Wonders vs. N.T. CharismataReading 5 – Christ Cruficied and Risen Challenges Human Power

Reading 6 – Edward Fashole-Luke – Ancestor Veneration and the Communion of Saints

Reading 7 – Anchor Bible Dictionary 1992

 

Folk Religion 2 (Folk Religion, Black Binder White Label)

 

Lecture Note 1 – Theological Responses to Folk Religions

Lecture Note 2 – Contextualization or Syncretism

Lecture Note 3 – Symbols, Rituals, and Myths

Lecture Note 4 – Other Notes

Lecture Note 5 – A Missiology of Spiritual Warfare

Lecture Note 6 – Power Encounters

 

Figure 1 – Hindu Life Cycle

 

Chart 1 – Types of Movements

Chart 2 – Power Confrontation in Folk Islam

 

Student Paper 1 – Tim Tjosvold – Kouadio’s Worldview

Student Paper 2 – Excerpts

Student Paper 3 – An Observatino of a Lushai Rituals in China State, Burma

 

Reading 1- Anthony Wallace – Dynamics in Religion

Reading 2 – Churck Bennett – The Problem with Success

Reading 3 – Entries from Encyclopedia or Dictionary

Reading 4 – Thomas Lea – The Priesthood of All Christians According to the New Testament

Reading 5 – Colson and Gluckman – Seven Tribes of British Central Africa

Reading 6 – Josefina Lim-Pe – Ethnology of the Ifuganos in 19th Century

Reading 7 – W. Robertson Smith – The Origin and Development of Religion

Reading 8 – Bronislaw Malinowski – The Role of Magic and Religion

Reading 9 – Merit – From Dictionary

Reading 10 – Incomplete Excerpts

Reading 11 – Encyclopedia of Religious Ethics

Reading 12 – Iconography

 

Folk Religion 1 (Folk Religion, White Binder Short White Label)

 

Lecture Note 1 – Understanding Folk Religion

Lecture Note 2 – Spiritual Warfare

Lecture Note 3 – A Classification of sins in Japan Druing the Engi Period

 

Reading 1 – Alaskan Missionary Spirituality Introduction

Reading 2 – Harriet Hill – Witchcraft and the Gospel

Reading 3 – Walter Trobisch – Congregational Responsibility for the Christian Individual

Reading 4 – Wayne McClintock – Demons and Ghosts in Indian Folklore

Reading 5 – Cultural Anthropology of Religion

Reading 6 – Philip Newman – When Technology Fails

Reading 7 – Mary Yeo Carpenter – Familism and Ancestor Veneration

Reading 8 – Welbourn – The Importance of Ghosts

Reading 9 – Bronislaw Malinowski – Primitive Religion & Primitive Science

Reading 10 – Dorothy Lee – Codifications of Reality

Reading 11 – Albert Frerichs – Cultural Symbols in the Service of the Church

Reading 12 – Glifford Geertz – Ethos, World-View and The Analysis of Sacred Symbols

Reading 13 – Dorothy Lee – Codifications of Reality

Reading 14 – Anthony Wallace – Revitalization Movements

Reading 15 – Claude Levi-Strauss – Structural Anthropology

Reading 16 – Sacred World, Sacred Life, Sacred Time

Reading 17 – Catherine Allen – Body and Soul in Quechua Thought

Reading 18 – Mary Douglas – Pollution

Reading 19 – Paul Spencer – The Function of Ritual in the Socialization of the Samburu Moran

Reading 20 – Victor Turner – Betwixt and Between

Reading 21 – Dangun

Reading 22 – Feng Shui

Reading 23 – Folk Religion

Reading 24 – Victor Turner – Symbols in African Ritual

Reading 25 – Jan-Martin Berentsen – The Ancestral Rites in Missiological Perspective

Reading 26 – Kluckhohn and Leighton – The Navaho View of Life

Reading 27 – The World, The City, The House

Reading 28 – Worldview Universals

Reading 29 – Anthony Wallace – Revitalization Movements

Reading 30 – Harold Turner – Religious Movements in Primal (or Tribal) Societies

Reading 31 – Philip Bartle – The Universe Has Three Souls

 

Eastern, Short Course

 

Lecture Note 1 – Key Conceptual Framework

Lecture Note 2 – Ethnocentrism, Relativism, and Gender

Lecture Note 3 – Money, Exchange, and the Market System

Lecture Note 4

 

Reading 1 – Showing Respect

Reading 2 – Senegalese Friends and Money Matters

Reading 3 – Bribery

Reading 4 – Of Patrons, Clients, and Piety

Reading 5

Reading 6 – Ethical Values in Diverse Cultures

Reading 7 – Culture

Reading 8 – Philosophy, Culture, and Technology in the Postcolonial

Reading 9 – Christ the Transformer of Culture

Reading 10 – Conflict, Creative or Destructive Dynamics

Reading 11 – Conflict, Gender Differences and Conflict Styles

Reading 12 – Becoming a Healthy Church

 

Doing Missional Theology

 

Email 1

 

Hiebert Article 1 – Missionary as Mediator of Global Theologizing

 

Hiebert Draft 1 – Missional Theology, ch 0 the Table of Contents

Hiebert Draft 2 – Missional Theology, ch 1 Missions and Anthropology

Hiebert Draft 3 – Missional Theology, ch 3 Exegeting Humans, Early Anthropological Models

Hiebert Draft 4 – Missional Theology, ch 5 A Systems Approach to the Study of Humans

Hiebert Draft 5 – Missional Theology, ch 6 Changing Perceptions in the Exegesis of Humans

Hiebert Draft 6 – Missional Theology, ch 7 Research Methods for Exegeting Humans

Hiebert Draft 7 – Missional Theology, ch 8 Changing Views of Others and Otherness

Hiebert Draft 8 – Missional Theology, ch 9 Changing Views of Signs and Symbols, Form, Meaning and Reality in Contextualization

Hiebert Draft 9 – Missional Theology, ch 11 Changing Views of the Messengers, the Inbetweenness