Develop an understanding of cultural specific evangelism, learning principles that will assist in presenting a non-western cultural gospel within the Japanese cultural context.
Completion of CSE 101
This eight-week study program builds on the principles introduced in CSE 101. There will be a specific study emphasis on Japan and Japanese culture.
Format for Course:
*From Buddha to Jesus by Steve Cioccolanti, Monarch Books, Available at Amazon
*Sharing the Good News with the Japanese: A Cross-cultural Consideration, by Arthur Rouzer
* Supplamental Reading (Not Required): Shinto: The Gospel’s Gate by Brian T. McGregor, Amazon
Material from the internet:
i. Japan-Guide $0.00 ii. The Cross-Cultural Evangelism Game, Japan Supplement, iii. Operation Japan, A Prayer Guide for Japan, Fifth Edition. You may purchase the paperback version or ebook version at Amazon. Also, a pdf version can be purchased from RJC Academy for $5.00. The digital version is available as a download from Don Wright. This updated version includes pictures and greatly expanded content and is linked with the internet for additional information.
Interview: Two interviews with Japanese and one with a non-Japanese. If a Japanese person is not available, a contact will be provided.
Weekly Observations: Due every Saturday by 11:59 pm on “What I Have Learned.” This will be submitted on-line and posted on www.rjcnetwork.org, accessible by password only.
Students will read other students’ weekly observations and make comments.