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William Carey International Development Journal is a quarterly online journal from William Carey International University, devoted to interdisciplinary research focused on the historical, cultural, and spiritual roots of human problems around the world, as well as analysis and discussion of proposed solutions.

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Volume 4, Issue 3: Regional Research in International Development

Nov 03, 2015

In this issue on Regional Research in International Development, we have included articles representing analysis of specific global regions that have seen transformation of lives within the kingdom framework, practical proposals with thoughtful reflection on cultural context for specific global regions that are in need of development, and case studies of cross-cultural ministries and organizations working toward international development within specific regions.

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Societal Chaos: Comparisons to the Middle Ages

Jan 15, 20160 comments

By Mark Mihalyov, WCIU MA Student

The rise of radical Islamic terrorism has destroyed communities and displaced millions of people. These people are now cut off from that which is familiar and formed the fabric and foundation of society for them. Their entrance into the world of other cultures has brought a significant measure of (misplaced?) fear and hysteria. Ironically, the “Christian” culture they are now exposed to is in many ways reminiscent of that of the middle ages; more focused on forms and traditions than on power and passion for missionary service.

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