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Animism and Folk Religion

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  • Approximate Time Commitment: 15 hours
  • Length: 2 weeks
  • Date: Add name to the interest list for future dates

What exactly is “folk” religion? Are there animistic elements that play a part in the religion of the people to whom you minister? Through this short course you can learn how to address these topics from a biblical perspective that will help minimize syncretism among the believers you serve.

SEND International & Reach Global Staff $20; All other mission organizations $25

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Resource Description

This two-week, collaborative, online course will give you an introduction to animism and folk religion so that you can better minister to those who follow these beliefs. In this course you will:

  1. Compare and contrast “folk” and “formal” religion;
  2. Analyze animistic elements in the folk religion of the people group with whom you serve; and
  3. Develop a preliminary strategy for addressing folk religion concerns from a biblical perspective that will minimize syncretism.

This course was created by Dr. Gary Ridley, who currently serves in the training department of SEND International. Dr. Ridley has a Master’s of Divinity and a Doctor of Missiology from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.

SEND International & Reach Global Staff $20; All other mission organizations $25

1 review for Animism and Folk Religion

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mark Morgenstern (verified owner)

    A must for those ministering in tribal contexts!

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