Christianity in Culture: A Study in Dynamic Biblical Theologizing in Cross-cultural Perspective

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Orbis Books, 1979 - Social Science - 445 pages
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This book is all about understanding cultures. It helped me to understand that everyone has a view of the world and is operating under these ideas. We have to understand where people are coming from ... Read full review

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This book was a paradigm changer for me when I first read it back in the late 1980's. Dr. Kraft was way ahead of the curve as far as Evangelical understanding of culture was (and is) concerned. This ... Read full review


Mirrored Reality
Human Beings in Culture
Cultural Forms Patterns and Processes

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DR. CHARLES H. KRAFT is Professor of Anthropology and Intercultural Communication at Fuller Theological Seminary's School of World Mission, where he teaches anthropology, missiology, intercultural communication, prayer ministry and spiritual warfare. He conducts seminars around the world on inner healing, deliverance and spiritual warfare. He is also the author of the bestselling book Defeating Dark Angels.

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