What exactly is a worldview? This introductory article explains that it is your most basic beliefs and assumptions about the universe. Read the article for its insights.
This article explains four reasons why it is helpful for Christians to think of worldviews.
This article explains five reasons why it is important to be worldview-aware. This will help you engage with non-Christian religions.
Every action of humans is directed towards happiness and flourishing. Looking at key biblical words, this article shows that true flourishing and well-being can be found only in relationship with God and through alignment with his kingdom. The concepts of peace, blessedness, and completeness point to this conclusion.
This article explains that every worldview has to reckon with a key issue, that of the origins of good and evil. The author considers dualism and nihilism in this regard, before turning to Christian theism, which has argued that God originally made the world good, and evil is a subsequent corruption of a good thing.
For Christians to understand the times they live in, it is important to understand the history of ideas that shapes their culture. Here focus is given to humanism. The author explains the nature of its worldview, the intolerance it displays, and how Christians should respond to it.
This article considers five different ways to detect someone's worldview.
This article goes into some detail about what a worldview is and what it takes to make it. Regarding the latter, the author breaks down a worldview into five areas: theology, anthropology, knowledge, ethics, and salvation. Under each heading he provides some key questions that we can ask of a worldview.
A Christian is not only caught between two worldviews—God-centred and man-centred worldviews. He is also caught between two words—general revelation and special revelation. How should he think about the relationship between all these, and how can he keep the balance? This is what the article answers.
A Christian worldview is maintained through the fear of God, love for Jesus Christ, prayer, and Bible reading.
What is a Christian worldview? Everyone comes to perceive the world and God in a way formed and influenced by their culture and sub-culture. From a Christian perspective, it is imperative to replace such an old worldview with the one communicated in the gospel. This essay considers what it means to replace a natural third-world worldview with a Christian worldview.
We all have fundamental assumptions about the nature of the universe. This Introduction draws attention to the importance of recognizing one’s own worldview.
Are all religions at heart the same? Can there be only one true religion? The author reflects upon these questions in Chapter 1. Part of this reflection explains the relevance of people’s assumptions about truth. People’s basic assumptions about the nature of the world fit together to form a worldview.
This volume is about worldview. This is a concept that emerged in the European philosophical tradition. As a concept it wants to enable believers to understand more faithfully the gospel and to live more fully in that story. In Chapter 1 the authors indicate how a Christian worldview starts with the gospel of the Kingdom of God. The gospel is an announcement of the story about where God is moving the history of the whole creation.
In Chapter 1 the author first offers his readers a sketch of some important recent work in religious epistemology (theory of knowledge). Next he relates that recent work to some relevant issues in critical biblical scholarship. In the third place the author engages with the work of some representative proponents of critical biblical scholarship.