Study Guide: Module 6
I. Christianity is a Practical Religion
| Instructions to Student:Write your answers in this column. The cell will expand as you type.
| Core Christianity (textbook): Chapter 10
| What is the relationship between works and salvation?
| Faith is promoted by God’s love to do good works
| Why do Christians do good works?
| 1) the love of God2) gratitude3) the command from the bible4) pragmatism
| II. Christianity is a Movement thatTransforms Culture
A. Core Christianity (textbook): Chapter 11
| When did Christianity become Rome’s national religion?
| AD 313
| What was the Ulster revival?
| When many unbelivers got saved after praying meeting in Ireland
| What did European missionaries do wrong in their approach?
| Rather than allowing the gospel to transform the culture it touched, they often imposed a European culture on a people struggling with the implications of the gospel in their own life.
| What is “trickle down” influence?
| When a native chieftain of a tribe is converted and the decrees that everyone become a Christian
| What is “bubble up” influence?
| Begins in the heart of individuals when they are converted. Salvation transforms their values and attitiudes.
| Which is more effective, the “trickle down” influence or “bubble up” influence? Why?
| The bubble up influence because it doesn’t need laws passed to change people or society.
| When is a nation considered to be “Christianized”?
| When society assumes Christian values and attitudes
| T/F Oikos conversion in the New Testament is the promise that the presence of one Christian in a family guarantees the eventual conversion of all other family members of his family.
| What term do foreign missionaries use to describe oikos conversion?
| A people movement
| What is a “people movement”?
| Where many people make an individual...
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