My Personal Worldview And The Seven Basic Worldview Questions

810 Words Aug 10th, 2015 4 Pages
A person’s worldview is made up of a person’s values and beliefs. Some people worldviews include a God or multiple Gods, while others do not believe in any Gods. Through out this essay I will be discussing what the possible various meanings of spirituality are and the seven basic worldview questions. My personal worldview and options will also be included.
Pluralism, or the ability to discuss and accept another’s beliefs and not just tolerating them, is an important trait of today’s time (Eck, n.d.). Pluralism can be better understood using by understanding postmodernism which involves seeing “the whole person—the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual” (Puchalski, 2001). While many people share similar worldviews and spirituality, others hold opposing views such as scientism.
Spirituality can mean a variety of different things to different people. It can mean to be one with nature, a persons concept of God/ a higher being or even the search for the meaning of life. However, spirituality can best be understood as “Looking beyond the individual to family, community, and support networks” (Maloof, n.d.).
Prime reality is the foundation to a person worldview. The most commonly known prime reality is the existence of God. Another recognized prime reality is the disbelief of the existence of a higher power and/or God. My own prime reality also incorporates God. I personally believe that God exist and is a higher power that humans are subject to his power and judgment even…

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