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R. Daniel Shaw Collection
CFT00906  
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Description
R. Daniel Shaw joined the Fuller Seminary School of World Mission faculty in 1982. Areas of expertise include social anthropology, cognitive anthropology, anthropology of mission, Bible translation, communication theory, and qualitative research methods. The R. Daniel Shaw Collection contains Daniel Shaw’s course and teaching material. Contents are organized according to Professor Shaw’s arrangement. Dates range from 1982 – 2019.
Background
R. Daniel Shaw joined the Fuller Seminary School of World Mission faculty in 1982. Dr. Shaw created the training program which helped students learn local vernaculars on the mission field. He teaches anthropology and translation and specializes in research and methods courses, particularly for doctoral students, whom he also mentors. Areas of expertise include social anthropology, cognitive anthropology, anthropology of mission, Bible translation, communication theory, and qualitative research methods. Shaw is the son of missionary parents who served in India and the Philippines. Later, along with his wife, Karen, and three sons, he served as a Wycliffe translator for 12 years among the Samo people of Papua New Guinea. Shaw frequently speaks for mission conferences and “Perspectives” courses, presents at anthropological meetings, and regularly consults and teaches around the world. Topics include on anthropology, Bible translation, cross-cultural evangelism, and training. Shaw also serves on the Mission Aviation Fellowship International board of directors and is involved with the American Anthropological Association, American Society of Missiologists, Association for Social Anthropologists in Oceania, Association of Evangelical Professors of Mission, and the Polynesian Society.
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17 Boxes
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Supervised use only. Scholarly use within parameters of copyright law.