Green Like the Sky
The readings are organized into six sections. Part One addresses cultural anthropology, cultural relativism, and the missionary vocation itself. Part Two discusses definitions and descriptions of culture and worldview. In Part Three readers learn about verbal, non-verbal, and ritual symbol systems. Part Four explores the relationship between God and culture from a biblical perspective. Part Five speaks to the importance of facilitating the identification process from a partnership perspective rather than a paternalistic one. Finally, in Part Six the readings examine questions and controversies regarding contextualization.
Intercultural workers of all kinds will benefit from these insights. Green Like the Sky is well-suited to any course in intercultural ministry that brings together the Christian and the secular.