Anthropology For Christian Witness / Edition 2

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Overview

Anthropology for Christian Witness serves as a thorough, basic introduction to the study of anthropology that has been designed specifically for those who plan careers in mission or cross-cultural ministry. The work of Charles H. Kraft, author of the classic Christianity in Culture, and widely acknowledged as one of the foremost Evangelical missionary anthropologists, this new work represents the synthesis of a lifetime of teaching and study. Kraft treats the very basics, including theories of culture and society; an assessment of the various anthropological schools; kinship and family structure, and cross-cultural communication.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781570750854
  • Publisher: Orbis Books
  • Publication date: 11/28/1996
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 493
  • Product dimensions: 7.12 (w) x 10.05 (h) x 1.05 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
1 Why Anthropology for Cross-Cultural Witnesses? 1
2 Reality, Perception, and Mental Mapping 14
3 A Perspective on Culture 30
4 A Perspective on Worldview 51
5 A Cross-Cultural Perspective 69
6 God, Culture, and Human Beings 85
7 Human Beings and Race 97
8 A Model of Culture 115
9 Forms and Meanings 132
10 The Individual and Culture 148
11 Material Culture and Technology 164
12 Economic Culture and Technology 180
13 Religious Belief and Technology 196
14 Life Cycle 215
15 Communication: Language 236
16 Communication: Beyond Language 254
17 Education 273
18 Family 290
19 Status and Role 313
20 Grouping 330
21 Social Control 343
22 Stability and Change 358
23 Change Barriers and Facilitators 380
24 Advocates of Change 398
25 Ethics of Change 414
26 Dynamics of Worldview Change 433
27 Theological Implications of This Approach 447
28 Research and Study 459
Bibliography 475
General Index 485
Scripture Index 491
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