The aim of this article is to examine the reasons why theodicy, as we understand the term today, is virtually absent from ancient Mesopotamian literature. The purpose is to discover what factors in that culture led to the exclusion of theodicy and the idea of innocent suffering from their worldview and literature.
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.
This article explains five reasons why it is important to be worldview-aware. This will help you engage with non-Christian religions.
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 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.
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.
A Christian worldview is maintained through the fear of God, love for Jesus Christ, prayer, and Bible reading.
In seeking objective truth, human beings cannot rid themselves of their personal perspectives. This article shows that biblical writers used different perspectives, and yet there is harmony. The Bible does not teach us different perspectives, but rather one worldview about God, the world and ourselves, making it possible to speak about a Christian perspective.