International Journal of Frontier Missiology Vol. 30 No. 1

3 From the Editor’s Desk Brad Gill
The Anatomy if Conversion


5 Living Out an “In Christ” Identity: Research and Reflections Related to Muslims
Who Have Come to Faith in Jesus Christ David Greenlee
Conversion is simply not one-dimensional

13 Emerging Missiological Themes in MBB Conversion Factors Warrick Farah
“We see through a glass darkly.”

21 Heart Allegiance and Negotiated Identity Eric Adams
Should conversion always make us orphans?

27 A Jesus Movement Among Muslims: Research from Eastern Africa Ben Naja
The data speaks for itself

31 Power and Pride: A Critical Contextual Approach to Hui Muslims in China Enoch Jinsik Kim
Following signposts to the soul if a people

Book Reviews

38 Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African – 39 A Muslim Who Became a Christian: The Story of John
Avetaranian (born Muhammad Shukri Efendi)

In Others’ Words

42 Emerging Christianities, Emerging Churches – Network Theory – Paul’s Idea of Ethnicity

Near Eastern Archaeology Vol. 76 No. 3

132 Archaeology and Community in Jordan and Greater Syria: Traditional Patterns and New Directions
Bert de Vries
From its inception, archaeology was perceived as the domain of expert practitioners of the scientific method. The history of disjuncture between archaeological site research and local community development springs from the myths of Western scientific superior knowledge. The archaeologist-scientist-expert came armed with scientific method to excavate samples and take his reports back to Europe/America for fellow scholars. The early stereotype of the negative relationship between archaeology and community was passed on from the colonial period to the era of nationalization. The new national antiquities authorities inherited the disconnection between archaeology and local communities as the status quo. Though treated in a global context, this paper focuses on the history of this stereotype in the Levant, but gives an optimistic view of the present and future trend towards greater inclusion, using the Umm el-Jimal Project as a case in point

142 through the Azraq Community Archaeology Project
Alison Damick and Ahmad Lash
The Community Archaeology in Azraq Program (ACAP) seeks to better understand different ways of knowing the past through its work with community members and archaeological projects in Azraq, Jordan. This article explores how the activities and themes of ACAP are useful for thinking about hte broader meaning of community archaeology in Southwest Asia. Specific themes explored include visibility, accessibility, fragility, and narrative.

152 Practice and Local Communities in Southeastern Turkey
Melissa Rosenzweig and Laurent Dissard
Archaeologists often come across human burials during excavations. Less often, however, do human burials come across archaeological excavations. This happened though, at a site in southeastern Turkey a few years ago. When a funeral procession interrupted operations on the mound of Ziyaret Tepe, archaeologists confronted the dilemma of maintaining an excavation site as a scientific space in real-world contexts that are anything but sterile (void of contemporary meaning) or controlled (void of competing claims). The funeral event exposed the salience of the mound as both a sacred and scientific landmark, and brought to the fore numerous historical, political and cultural factors that rarely receive acknowledgement in the field or in publication. We outline these various influences on archaeological practice at Ziyaret Tepe, and use this unexpected funeral to advocate for a community archaeoly that broadens the value of excavation by respecting a site’s valence as something other than a scientific space.

159 Tomato Season in the Ghor es-Safi: A Lesson in Community Archaeology
Morag M. Kersel and Meredith S. Chesson
From January to March of 2011 the Follow the Pots project embarked on a field project at the Early Bronze Age site of Fifa on the Dead Sea Plain in Jordan. Fieldwork embodied a two-part approach to recording the landscape: archaeological and ethnographic. We had no problem at all carrying out the archaeological ground truthing and mapping of the looted cemetery at Fifa – producing detailed maps and successfully testing a theory about the uses of Google Earth in monitoring archaeological site looting. As a second prong of this project we sought input from interested communities, those who may be directly or indirectly associated with the looting of the area. We were unsuccessful at engaging with local communities – they were all busy harvesting tomatoes, something we had not factored into our “collaboration.” Our take-home message from this project is that community engagement is situational, context-dependent, and a negotiated process between equal partners.

166 Fitting In: Archaeology and Community in Athienou, Cyprus
Derek B. Counts, Elisabetta Cova, P. Nick Kardulias, and Michael K. Toumazou
To what extent do archaeologists distance themselves from the modern people in whose communi­ties they reside while they study the region’s past in­ habitants? While many projects live and work rather anonymously in communities during field projects, the Athienou Archaeological Project (AAP) has cul­tivated and benefited from a remarkable, mutually supportive relationship with the town of Athienou, Cyprus. This article highlights four points of com­ munity engagement that both govern and structure our relationship with the town: administrative, eco­nomic, social, and cultural. Through these points of exchange, AAP has become well integrated with the local community. Through the town’s support, we have forged a unique model of archaeology and community that positions the project through our scientific exploration of the region’s past as an active agent in illuminating, displaying, and preserving Athienou’s rich cultural heritage.

178 Joint Custody: An Archaeological Park at Neolithic Ghwair I, Jordan
Alan H. Simmons and Mohammad Najjar
Archaeological parks have enjoyed considerable success in both presenting excavation results to the public and, often, in benefiting local communities. While many such parks focus on large and visually impressive sites, smaller sites also can benefit from this approach to archaeological presentation. Here, we present the results of a modest park at the Pre­Pottery Neolithic site of Ghwair I in the remote Wadi Faynan of southern Jordan. The park was constructed after several excavation seasons, and consists primarily of a simple series of trails and signage, accompanied by a brochure in both Arabic and English. This article addresses how Ghwair I fits into broader ecotourism of the Wadi Faynan area and examines some of the pragmatic issues that were faced, including funding and maintenance.

186 The “Jordanian” Roman Complex: Reinventing Urban Landscape to Accommodate Globalization
Shatha Abu-Khafajah and Rama Al Rabady
The central urban landscape of Amman, including the archaeological sites of the Roman Theatre, Odeon and Forum, has played an essential cultural, political, social, and economic role in local identity and memory since the establishment of the Emirate of Transjordan in 1921. This research is an ethnographic study of this urban landscape. It combines local people’s responses to recent governmental interventions to develop the downtown area around the Roman Complex. We document how the Roman Complex “grew” as a feature of a modern Jordanian landscape, not just a reminder of the Roman imperial past. The study investigates conflicting perspectives that have arisen between local community members and recent development proj­ects. In these projects local people’s memories, feelings, knowledge, and activities related to the Roman Complex are sacrificed in order to present an image of Amman that can be perceived globally.

JETS Vol. 56 No. 2

The the Promised and the Toledo! Structure
of Genesis ……………………………………………………..219
S. DeRouchie

God’s Covenant with Abraharn …………………………………….249
Jeffery J. Niehaus

Identifying Nimrod of Genesis 10 with Sargon of Akkad by Exegetical
and Archaeological means…………………………………………..273
Dounglas Petrovich

Galatians 2:11-21 and the Interpretive Context of “Works of the Law”……307
Todd Scacewater

Apostle Apollos?………………………………………………….325
Andrew Wilson

The American Evangelical Academy and the World: A Challenge to Practice
More Globally…………………………………………………….337
D. Keith Campbell

The Emerging Divide in Evangelical Theology………………………….355
Gerald R. McDermott

For Their Rock is Not as Our Rock: The Gospel as the “Subversive Fulfillment”
of the Religious Other…………………………………………….379
Daniel Strange

Baptist Quarterly Vol. 45 No. 4


ASSOCIATION AND AUTHORITY: Lancashire Baptists, 1765-1865
(Part 2) Cullen T. Clark 196

Brian Bowers 210

Colin Marchant 232

Myra Blyth 24

REVIEWS: Stephen Copson, John Briggs, Stephen Dray, Roger Hayden

SOCIETY NOTES 209, 254, back cover

World Vol. 28 No. 21

34 Dead seriousness Rethinking the death penalty:
The Bible sets a very high bar for capital punishment,
and the American legal system today rarely reaches it

44 Covering tracks One year after the attack in Benghazi,
the Obama administration is throttling investigations into what happened

46 A long way from Tehran
Naghmeh Abedini and her two children face daily life in
Idaho without her unjustly imprisoned husband

50 An effective extinction?
A month of deadly violence by Islamic terrorists aims to wipe out Christian communities

52 Fleeting images Addiction to porn is keeping many Christian
men from a mature relationship with Christ and a marriage relationship with a woman
One woman’s struggle

Evangelical Missions Quarterly Vol. 49 No. 4

478 In the 20/30 Gap: Biblical Storying with Post-Christian Generations
By Anna Rapa

484 Voices in the Local Church: Embracing the Nations: The Calvary Story
By Sam Owusu

490 Excellence in Missions: Nurturing an Organizational Culture with a Developmental Bias
By Steve Hoke

496 Book Reviews

394 The Existence of Witchcraft in Africa: Continuing the Discussion
By Tim Stabell, with response by Jim Harries
An ongoing discussion of witchcraft, common reactions, and what a Christian response entails.

404 Evil Eye: Ancient, Yet Contemporary Phenomenon and a Biblical Response
By David Allen Bledsoe
An overview of the evil eye and three gospel-based truths to encourage those who fear it.

412 “Shrewd as a Snake, Innocent as a Dove”: The Ethics of Missionary Dissimulation and Subterfuge
By Larry Poston
Macro and micro ethical issues of tentmaking, contextual­ ization, and contextual movements among Messianic Jews and Muslims.

422 Vitality of Spiritual Retreat for Those Who Minister
By Marla Campbell
The study of rest and Sabbath necessitates not only
research for validation, but more importantly, a qualitative approach steeped in experiential learning and practice.

430 Re-imaging Medical Missions: Results of the PRISM Survey
By Mark Strand, with John Melinger, Tina Slusher, Alice Chen, and Allen Pelletier
Comprehensive survey of potential medical missionaries reveals significant challenges in the days to come.

440 A Cross-cultural Missional Life in Three Stages
ByLes Cowan
A practical, three-stage checklist that workers in transi­ tion might use as a way of identifying where they are and what lies ahead.

448 The Power of Diversity in Global Missions
By Victor H. Cuartas
A broad look at ethnic and cultural diversity, principles
in relation to diversity, and challenges for those in global settings today.

454 Consuming Peanuts in the USA and in India: Reflecting on the Controversy over Insider Movements
By Joshua lyadurai
The gospel is not a product; it is a person-Jesus. What does this mean to workers from the West trying to share the gospel with those from Muslim backgrounds?

462 All in the Family: Nepotism & Mission?
By Karen L. H. Shaw
Is nepotism good or bad? A look at the practical issues and what the Bible has to say about the topic

468 Catch Me if I Fall: Premature Departure from the Field
By Becky Thorson
A guide to help agencies and churches make decisions and plan for contingencies when workers may need to leave the field early.

World Vol. 28 No. 20

34 Uncommon uprising
A math problem sparked a statewide revolt against new public education standards in Indiana. And that revolt against Common Core has now gone national

40 Chemical attack Supreme Court preview: The first big abortion case in six years involves the risky
RU-486 drug

44 Dodgy business Lawmakers join the president in avoiding decisive moves on foreign and domestic fronts

46 Rapid response Trail Life USA acts quickly to fill the void left by a changed
Boy Scouts of America

50 Delayed and confused
Obamacare goes live on Oct. 1. Here’s a look at some of the changes, delays, and numbers associated with the mammoth new government program

52 Bearing fruit
2013 Hope Award international finalist helps Haitians save money and looks beyond financial returns

Christian Educator’s Journal Vol. 53 No. 1

2 Why Do We Teach?
by Gary VtmArragon

5 Top Ten Tips for New Teachers of English Language Learners
by Gwen R. Marra

10 Project-Based Learning: The Perspectrum Project
by jonathan DeVries

20 An Art Curriculum for the Elementary School
by Gloria Goris Stronks

24 The School House Rock
by Gary Riggins

27 Service Learning: Developing a Lifestyle of Service
by William Lamb

31 The Contribution of Christian Education to the Transformation of Africa
by Samson Makhado et al

34 Something Wiki This Way Comes
by jan Kaarsvlam

Journal of Psychology and Theology Vol. 41 No. 3

175 Attachment to God: A Qualitative Exploration of Emerging Adults’ Spiritual Relationship with God
Cynthia N. Kimball,Chris J. Boyatzis, Kaye V. Cook, Kathleen C. Leonard, and Kelly S. Flanagan

189 The Relationship of Parental Attachment and Christian Spirituality with lntergenerational Conflict Between Korean-American Young Adults and Their Parents I
Seong Eun Kim

200 Negative Views of Parents and Struggles with God: An Exploration of Two Mediators 1
Julie J. Exline, Steffany J. Homolka, and Joshua B. Grubbs

213 Making Sense of Quest’s Multidimensionality: The Search for a Higher
Order Structure I
James W. Crosby

229 Social Personality Traits as Salient Predictors of Religious Doubt
Phenomena Among Undergraduates
Keith A. Puffer

242 1ntegrating Religiosity and Pornography Use into the Prediction of Bystander
Efficacy and Willingness to Prevent Sexual Assault 1
John D. Foubert