Bible 322 Return to Syllabus

Introduction to Missions
Bib. Foundations & Cont. Strategies
Chapter 5: Entering a New Culture

  1. What are Van Rheenen's two definitions of culture, the popular and the technical?
     

  2. List four examples of cultural differences leading to misunderstandings.
     

  3. How can cultures be characterized in relationship to one another? How can they in relationship to God?
     

  4. What is the difference between E-0, E-1, E-2, and E-3 evangelism? List some examples of each.
     

  5. What is the difference between acculturation and enculturation?
     

  6. What is culture shock? List five representative examples of practices that cause it.
     

  7. What are three stages of the missionary acculturation process?
     

  8. What are four possible reactions to culture shock in the second stage of acculturation?
     

  9. What are two elements of effective adaptation by the missionary?

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