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Across Cultures
Culture, Learning and Communication
Dialects, Peoples and Cultural Change
Ethnicity in the Cities
Gas-Pumping and Finger-Pointing Fiasco – Cross-Cultural Adaptation Needed:  Haitian and African in America  
Multi-Cultural People Groups
Orality and the Post-literate West    
Orality in Christian Mission
Suswa:  An Evangelical Experiment (The Use of Natural Networks in Christian Evangelism)  
Suswa Approaches: A Practical Cross-Cultural Ministry Approach among the Maasai People of Kenya
Time in Different Cultures  
What Everyone Needs to Know (Before Communicating Across Cultures)  

Worldview Perspectives

Culture and Experience
How Do You Know?
Cognitive and Social Culture
A View on Worldview    
Worldview Noise in Communication
Worldview in Language:  Language and Thought
Worldview in Language:  Identity and Relationship

Assimilation
Models of Assimilation
The Subtlety of Assimilation  

  Definining Ethnicity
Appreciating Differences  
Blacks, Nubians and New Guinea
Classifying Ethnicity:  Coding and Comparing Ethnic Information:
        How the Peoples and Languages Codes of the Harvest Information System Facilitate a Broader Knowledge Base of World Ethnicity  
Culture, Learning and Communication
Ethnic Distinction Among the Oromo
Ethnic Names and Codes — Correlating People Lists:
        How Codes in the Registry of Peoples Enrich the Exchange of Ethnic Information
Ethnicity and Nationality in Mixed Genetics    
Ethnicity and Religion
Ethnicity, Ancestors and Society:  Self-Identification in the US
Ethnicity in a Multi-cultural Society:
           What is meant by "Hispanic" or "Latino
           in the United States?
Ethnicity in the Cities
Ethnicity, Language and Population
Ethnicities and Names
Ethnolinguistic
Genetics Out of Africa  
Italians, and Etruscans and Greeks:  Genetics and Ethnicity
Language Continuums and People Clusters:
      Adjusting Ethnic Entities in Reference to Language Research Updates (Ndengereko/Yao)
Language, Tribe and Ethnic Clusters:
      Analyzing the Ndengereko Cluster in Tanzania
Multicultural Peoples: A Communication Strategy
"Nation" & "People" in Hebrew and Greek
Peoples and Languages
Race and Ethnicity in the Horn of Africa
Rough Edges of Ethnicity:
        Determining Ethnicity in the Changing
The Sabeans and Other Ancient Genetics and Tongues:  Distinguishing Fact from Legend and Modern from Ancient
        Streams of Language and Culture
Tribe and People    
What is a People Group?  

The Effective Communicator
Across the Greek Divide    
Create or Cripple:  Communication and Contract
Dialects, Peoples and Cultural Change
Fuzzy Thinking, Confused Preaching and Cultural Traps
Language as Worldview Window
Learning as a Communication Event
The Music and the Message

Faith and Life
Ash Wednesday Funeral  
A Prayer for Cyprus
The Christian and Change
The Christian and Society
Christian Persecution
Faith or Fate  
God, Heaven and Human Knowledge    
The Meaning of "Fairness"    
Principalities and Powers: Notes On Demonic Hierarchies
Religion and the State    
Sabbath and Sunday
Thomas:  The Courage to Question
Why Didn't God Make Us All Happy?
Why Should I Believe in God?

General
Holy Evening, Fall Festival and Celtic Celebrations, Some Thoughts
How to Do Research on the Web
How We Got Computers (and Taxes)
The Flying Kid
The Other Orville Jenkins
We Survived Hurricane Isabel!

Islam  Includes Online and Downloadable Course and Presentations on Islam
Harsh Words and Limited Perspectives:  Stereotyping Muslims  

Language and Culture
Accent, Dialect and Language  
Accents - Developing and Changing Them  
Arabic in East Africa
Aramaic Primacy Was the
       New Testament first Written in Aramaic?
Bantu Languages and Peoples:  Sorting Popular and Technical Terms of Reference
Cognate Languages
Culture, Learning and Communication
Dealienation:  Thoughts on Culture Acquisition in Language Learning
Dialects, Languages and Ethnicity
Glaswegians and Houstonians English Placename Adjective Forms    
Greek and Aramaic Among 1st Century Jews    
Hebrew The Original Language? (Of Course Not!)    
Hebrew Usage in the First Century
How Words Develop Multiple Meanings: How Word Meanings are Negotiated    
Jesus' Knowledge of Greek: The Role of Language and Motif in the Fourth Gospel Narratives  
Jesus and the Hebrew Language
Josephus and Aramaic Primacy:  The Language and Literacy Culture of First Century AD
Koine Greek as a Mother Tongue
Dialects, Peoples and Cultural Change
The Languages Jesus Used
Languages, Languages, Everywhere Languages
Languages Dying
Multicultural and Multilingual Peoples
Names of God and Words for God:
         Thoughts on Beliefs and Usages

Naming African Languages in English
Oral Greek Styles in Paul's Writings
Orality and the Post-literate West
Orality in Christian Mission
Orality, Literacy and the Bible    
Origin of Amharic, Tigrinya and Tigre Languages
Petros the Rock and the Rock of the Church
Primacy and Possibility:  Problems Facing Aramaic Primacy Claims
          (Cultural Settings for Greek and Aramaic as Literary Languages in the First Century)
Quick Guide to Language Learning
Scots Language and French Influence  
That Abominable Greek?  
Time or Character – The Ages or A Time Sequence in aionios: How Words "Mean" in Greek and English
Vernaculars, Pidgins, Creoles And Lingua Francas in Worldview Perspective
What Was Koine Greek?
Why do People Have Accents?

How to Learn a Language and Culture: Index of the Course

Language Learning Assignments and Activity Guides
Individual Learning Assignments
Individual Learning Assignments for Missionaries
Learning Activity Guides
Language Learning Progress Report Form
Bantu Language Learning Activity Guide
Family Investigation Questionnaire
Checklist Larson Situations
Proficiency Evaluation Instruments
Evaluation:  Principles and Approaches
Philosophy of Proficiency Evaluation
Proficiency Evaluation Checklist
Proficiency Evaluation Instruments
Proficiency Evaluation Instruments, French

Language and Life
Did I Mean What I Said?  
Did You Say What I Heard?
How Do You Know?
How Many Words
How Words Grow
I Don't Remember This Language
Juncture and Aspiration
Looking for a Plural
Looking Natural
O Redundant, O Repetitive Tongue
On the Ball
Opportunities And Expectations
Precedence and Dependence
Sounding Right
Stressful Words and Sentences
Thinking Straight
Through Thick and Thin: The Role and Rule of Usage
Tunes and Tones:  Singing the Language
Universals and Particulars
Where is You-all's Place?:  Self-Identity in Relational Cultures
Word Mapping

Orality and Literacy
Different Literacy Different World
(Are Older Bible Manuscripts More Reliable?)

Eye Learning or Ear Learning?
Jesus' Knowledge of Greek: The Role of Language and Motif in the Fourth Gospel Narratives  
Literacy A Modern Phenomenon
Literacy Training in 1st Century Palestine
[TXT] Oral-Relational Dynamics in Biblical Interpretation
Orality and the Post-literate West
Orality in Christian Mission
Orality, Literacy and the Bible    
Stories and Storytelling: Reclaiming our Oral Heritage
Suswa Approaches: A Practical Cross-Cultural Ministry Approach among the Maasai People of Kenya

Peoples and Cultures
Afar, Ophir and the Mists of History
Amhara Clothing
Amhara-Tigrinya Names
Barabaig and Datooga
Blacks, Nubians and New Guinea

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Peoples and Cultures (Cont'd)

"Burakumin" in Japan:
      Meaning and Connotation of a Ethnic Name
Catalonians
Appreciating Differences  
Colour, Race and Genetics in the Horn of Africa
Cultural People Profiles
Cushite Peoples
Cyprus:  Notes and Perceptions
Dialects, Peoples and Cultural Change
Egyptians and Egyptians: Distinguishing Ethnicity from Nationalality    
Esau, Blessings and Judaism
Ethnic Distinction Among the Oromo
Germanic and Celtic
Hamyan Bedouin:  The Phantom People
Hima, Ham and Cush
Hima People of Eastern Africa    
How Did the Tutsi Conquer?    
Hyksos and Hebrews  
Indians of South Africa
Italian and Caucasian
Italians, Africans and Hannibal    
Italians, Etruscans and Greeks:  Genetics and Ethnicity
Italians and Race
The Kore of Kenya Maasai or Somali?
Kurdish Peoples  
Kwavi, Baraguyu and Maasai
      Dialects, Names and Ethnicities
Latins, Italians and Mexicans  

Peoples and Languages
Population Analysis of the Arabic Languages
Qizilbash:  Names and Designations in Ethno-Religious Identities
Race and Ethnicity in the Horn of Africa
The Sabeans and Other Ancient Genetics and Tongues:  Distinguishing Fact from Legend and Modern from Ancient
Scots, Irish and English
Tigre, Tigray, Tigrinya Ethnicites, Languages and Politics
Tutsi and Chwezi:  History and Pre-History    
Tutsi, Hutu and German
Tutsi, Hutu and Hima Cultural Background in Rwanda
Tutsis the Ethiopia-Somali Connection


Who are the "Somali Bantu"?
Yemenis in Southern Africa: How Nguni South African and Yemeni Arab Genes Combined in Central Africa
Yezidis An Angelic Sect
Yezidis, Kurds and Zoroastrianism

Science and Faith
Creation or Creationism?
Did God Create the World?
Faith, Science and Technology  
God and Literacy
God, Heaven and Human Knowledge
Science, History and the Bible
Who Created God?
Who is God?

 

Techniques for Language Learning
Aspects of Language
Eye-learning or Ear-Learning
I'm Tone Deaf
Mastering the Models  
Music as a Language Learning Medium
Overlearning
Planning for Progress
Principles and Techniques of Language Learning
Real-Life Learning The Principle of Association
Schools and Institutes
Storytelling for Learning and Teaching
Translation?
Using a Dictionary
What Does Please Mean?
Working on Tones
Working on Vocabulary     

What is Culture?
Cognitive and Social Culture  
Comfortably Uncomfortable
Culture and Experience
Gestures  
How Do You Feel?
It Just Keeps On Going
Language and Cultural Worldview
Learning as Culture
Learning to Be Happy
Religion as Culture
Social Institutions
Social Roles
Socialization and Self-Identity
Technology as Culture
The Theatre of Culture
Time A Cultural Concept
Values
What's for Supper?
Worldview in Culture  

Words and Sayings
Apostrophes and Possessives  
Bags and Cases  
Debts or Trespasses
Driveways and Parkways
How do You Spell "Okay"?     
Pros and Cons
Raindrops and Snowflakes
Too Many Cooks: Proverbs at Odds?
Why Elephants Never Forget
Why Police are Called Cops

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Christianity and World Religions
A Simple Theology Of Religions
Jesus in the Qur'an   
The Exclusively Inclusive Gospel
Names of God and Words for God:
         Thoughts on Beliefs and Usages
What About those Who Lived before Jesus?

Denominations, Sects and Religions
Concerns with the Lighthouse Lambast:
            A Response to an Attack on Major
           Christian Mission Movements
Denominations, Doctrines and Fellowship
Eastern Orthodoxy
Historical Notes on Islam  
Identities and Attitudes in Culture and Religion
Polity, Funding and Authority in Southern Baptist Life
Relationships Between the Religions
Yazidis An Angelic Sect
What is a Cult?

Theology and Christian Faith
Aramaic Primacy Was the New Testament first Written in Aramaic?
Are Older Bible Manuscripts More Reliable?    
Did God Create the World?
Does God Really Exist?
The Early Gospel
God and Nothingness
God and The Problem of Evil
Hebrew The Original Language? (Of Course Not!)    
The Holy Name
How Words Develop Multiple Meanings: How Word Meanings are Negotiated    
In the Image of God
Indigenous Churches – an Adventure of Discovery:  Baptist Church Status among the Keekonyokie Maasai of Suswa, Kenya    
Is the Textus Receptus Inspired?
Jesus' Knowledge of Greek: The Role of Language and Motif in the Fourth Gospel Narratives  
Jesus and the Hebrew Language
Keeping The Torah by Nature
Koine Greek as a Mother Tongue
The Language Jesus Used    
Life, Resurrection Judgement (John 5:19-30)
The Linguistic Names of God
Missions: A Modern Definition (1984)
Names of God and Words for God:
         Thoughts on Beliefs and Usages
[TXT]Paean to Divine Oneness in the New Humanity
The Paradox of Christianity:  The Eternal in Time
Petros the Rock and the Rock of the Church
Postmodernism and the Emerging Church:  Some Thoughts
Primacy and Possibility:  Problems Facing Aramaic Primacy Claims
          (Cultural Settings for Greek and Aramaic as Literary Languages in the First Century)
Sabbath, Sunday and Covenant Relationships The Sabbath for the Christian: Thoughts on Commandment Four
Suswa Approaches: A Practical Cross-Cultural Ministry Approach among the Maasai People of Kenya
Time or Character – The Ages or A Time Sequence in aionios: How Words "Mean" in Greek and English    
Thought-Prayer in the Communication Event
The "True Name" of the Father:  Phonetics and Covenants    
The Unity of Jesus And God In The Fourth Gospel)
What Was Koine Greek?    
Who is God?
When Paul Studied with Gamaliel    

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Christmas and the Calendar
Holy Evening, Fall Festival and Celtic Celebrations, Some Thoughts
Why Do We Celebrate on 25 December?
The New Calendar and the Celebrations
Was it 4BC?

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The Millennium Calendar
When did the Millennium End?
Christianity and the New Millennium
Was it 4 B.C.?
Year Zero: Counting to 2000

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