Farhadian, Charles E. Christian Worship Worldwide: Expanding Horizons, Deepening Practices. Grand Rapids: Erdmans Publishing, 2007. ISBN: 9780802828538. Krabill, James R., Frank Fortunato, Robin P. Harris, and Brian Schrag. Worship and the Mission for the Global Church: An Ethnodoxology Handbook. Pasadena: William Carrey Library, 2012. ISBN: 9780878084937. RESEARCH PAPER 1 INSTRUCTIONS General Requirements Write an 8-10page research-based paper in current Turabian format focused on ethnodoxology and Critical Contextualization in Worship. The paper must include at least 4 scholarly sources in addition to the course textbooks and the Bible. Researching Your Topic You must use at least 4 scholarly sources in the research paper. In addition, you must include the course textbooks and the Bible. Be sure to emphasize the material explored in Farhadian’s Appendix (The Nairobi Statement on Worship and Culture). Also, explore the Hiebert article on contextualization. In addition, explore ideas from the Collinge article on doxology, heart music, and worship culture. Writing the Paper As you write in the topic of ethnodoxology and critical contextualization, consider these questions. How does the Christian worship relate to cultural concerns? How can the Christian communities contextualize the mandate to worship the Father in spirit and truth? Incorporate examples of critical and uncritical worship contextualization from the textbook readings in Krabill and Farhadian (from Modules/Weeks 1–4) into your paper. The paper must be 8–10 pages and must be formatted in current Turabian. Finishing the Paper Edit your paper for clarity of ideas, grammar, spelling, punctuation, and format before submitting. Be sure all sources are cited. Submit the paper as a Microsoft Word file.
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