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1. Strange Virtues by Bernard Adeney (1995) 2. Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe (1959) 3. Ethics and World Religions: Cross-Cultural Case Studies By Regina W. Wolfe and Christine E. Gudorf (1999) 4. Mystic Endowment: Religious Ethnography of the Warao Indians. By Johannes Wilbert (1993) 5. A reading packet to be obtained from the ESJ School of World Mission and Evangelism. (Directions to follow) a. Bonhoeffer, Dietrich 1955 [1949] “The Love of God and the Decay of the World,” Chapter 1 of Ethics edited by Eberhard Bethge. New York: Collier Books, Macmillan Publishing Company. Pp. 17-54. b. Benedict, Ruth 1961 [1934] “The Nature of Society,” Chapter 7 in Patterns of Culture. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company. Pp. 223-250. c. Lee, Dorothy 1987 [1959] “Codifications of Reality: Lineal and Non-lineal,” in Dorothy Lee Freedom and Culture. Prospect Heights: Waveland Press. Pp. 105- 120. Originally published in Psycosomatic Medicine 12 (1950). d. Thompson, David L. 1996 “Women, Men, Slaves and the Bible: Hermeneutical Inquiries,” Christian Scholar’s Review 25:3:326-349. e. Dye, T. Wayne 1976 “Toward a Cross-Cultural Definition of Sin,” Missiology 4:4:27-41. f. Fortosis, Steve 1990 “A Model for Understanding Cross-Cultural Morality,” Missiology 18:2:164-176. g. Priest, Robert J. 1994 “Missionary Elenctics: Conscience and Culture,” Missiology 22:3:291-315. h. Fiske, Alan Page 1990 “Relativity within Moose (“Mossi”) Culture: Four Incommensurable Models for Social Relationships,” Ethos 18:2:180-204.

Publication Date

January 2004


Asbury Theological Seminary


ExL, Cross-culture, MB750, Values, Ethics, Spring



MB 750 Values And Ethics In Cross-Cultural Perspective