A Perspective On The Concept Of A Worldview Essay

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In the world there are multiple different worldviews, some alike and some completely opposite. Your worldview answers the basic principle and questions you build your life upon such as why are we here, what the purpose of life is and what determines right and wrong. According to American Scientific Affiliation it is “A world view is a mental model of reality — a framework of ideas & attitudes about the world, ourselves, and life, a comprehensive system of beliefs — with answers for a wide range of questions…”. “The meaning of the term worldview seems self-evident: an intellectual perspective on the world or universe.” is how Ken Funk, an Oregon State professor, describes the term worldview A tree is a way to view the concept of a worldview. The roots or worldview is the basis of life and stability with the trunk and leaves being the areas of your life. Christianity is one worldview approach. Christians believe in argument from design, that if something exists then it must have a creator; their creator is God. God created everything and by God they mean their Trinitarian theism which is three people as one God; God, Holy Spirit and Jesus. God then reveals himself to us through special or general revelations. General revelation would be considered nature and things we encounter throughout of daily lives whereas special is direct from God such as the Bible which is more specific. The Bible reveals the character of God. Special revelation is the linchpin of Christianity. An…

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