Russell W. West



Download Full Text (193 KB)


Texts • Marginality: The Key to Multicultural Theology. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1995. ISBN: 0-8006-2810-1 To Be Dicussed: Sep 13 • Mindfulness by Ellen J. Langer. Perseus Publishing; Reprint edition (April 1990) ISBN: 0201523418 To Be Discussed: Sep 20 • Building Cross-Cultural Competence: How to Create Wealth from Conflicting Values by Charles M. Hampden-Turner, Fons Trompenaars, David Lewis (Illustrator), Alfons Trompenaars. Yale Univ Pr; (November 2000). ISBN: 0300084978To Be Discussed: Odd Chptrs Sep 27; Even Chptrs Dec 6 • The Multicultural Leader: Developing a Catholic Personality by Dan Sheffield, Clemments Publishing, 2005. 109 pages. Be Discussed: Sep 20 • Lifting the White Veil: An Exploration of White American Culture in a Multiracial Context by Jeff Hitchcock. Crandall Dostie & Douglass Books; (January 2003). ISBN: 0971901708 To Be Discussed: Oct 11 • Divided by Faith: Evangelical Religion and the Problem of Race in America by Michael O. Emerson, Christian Smith . Oxford University Press. To Be Discussed: Nov 8 Choose One ~ Responsive Reading to “Divided By Faith.” Class will form huddle groups around these texts. • 1. United by Faith: The Multiracial Congregation as an Answer to the Problem of Race by Curtiss Paul Deyoung, et al. Oxford University Press, 2003. ISBN: 0195152158 OR 2. Grace Matters : A True Story of Race, Friendship, and Faith in the Heart of the South by Chris P. Rice. San Fran.: Jossey-Bass, 2002. ISBN: 0787957046 OR 3. Invitation to Lead: Guidance for Emerging Asian American Leaders. By Paul Tokunaga. Grand Rapids: IVP, 2003. ISBN: 0-8308-2393 4. Living in Color: Embracing God’s Passion for Ethnic Diversity. By Randy Woodley. Grand Rapids: IVP, 2001. ISBN: 0-8308-3255-6 Reading No. 1 ~ “A Missions Theology:” Sep 13 Reading No. 2 ~ “The Stranger by Georg Simmel:” Sep 13 Reading No. 3 ~ “Body Rituals of the Nacirema:” Sep 21 Reading No. 4~ “Cultural Constraints in Management Theories:” Sep 20 Reading No. 5 ~ “Emics & Etics: Culturally-Endorsed Models:” Sep 20 Reading No. 6 ~ “Confessions of a Banana:” Oct 11 Reading No. 7 ~ “How I Benefit from White Privilege:” Oct 11 Reading No. 8 ~ “Search for ‘White’ Skin Darkens ... Lives” Oct 11 Reading No. 9 ~ “The Prayer God Could Not Answer” Oct 11 Reading No. 10 ~ “Out of Sight, Out of Mind: Lessons” Oct 11 Reading No. 11 ~ “A Bonafide Recovering White Racist” Nov 8 Reading No. 12 ~ “Just Beneath My Skin” Nov 8 Reading No. 13 ~ “Why Do You Call Me Lord, Lord?” Nov 29 Supplemental Reading to Nos. 6-10, “Conceptualizing Intercultural Communication” Recommended Texts: ~ *A Race Is a Nice Thing to Have: A Guide to Being a White Person or Understanding the White Persons in Your Life by Janet E. Helms. Content Communications; (June 1992) ISBN: 0963303600 ~ *The Nacirema : Readings on American Culture by James P Spradley; Michael A Rynkiewich. Publisher: Boston : Little, Brown, (1975).

Publication Date

January 2005


Asbury Theological Seminary


Kentucky, Fall, CL615ML715, Wilmore



CL 615 ML 715 Cross Cultural Leadership