Write a 4 page analysis on the book “The Peace Child.” This book will help you better understand the challenges of trying to enculturate the Gospel (connecting and presenting the Gospel in a radically different culture than one’s own). Give an overall view of how you would evaluate his ministry and methodology, but offer concrete examples when you either agree or disagree with his methods and why. Some of the following questions can help guide your analysis.
1. Explain how Christianity has a positive impact the culture of the Sawi? How does it negatively impact their culture?
2. How does Richardson’s commitment to his cause alter the course of his life?
3. How would life differ for the Sawi if land developers arrived before the missionaries?
4. How did growing up among the Sawi effect the lives of Richardson’s children?
5. Who is the most important person to Richardson in this story? Explain