Essay on Think

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The Origin is answered by the Hinduism Worldview as “everything has always been in existence and is a part of god” (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011). A part of the worldview is that the universe and god is one in the same thing. Hinduism believes that itself has always existed, that it did not have a creator. God is viewed "as an infinite, impersonal force" (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011). Identity is answered by the Hinduism Worldview as everything is spiritual or sacred in life. It's also believed that man's soul is eternal and when she or he reaches a state of Nirvana, their soul(Atman) will become one with Brahman(Hinduism's concept of eternal soul)" (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011). Hinduism also believes in reincarnation, which is …show more content…
The Question of Origin is answered in two completely different ways. Christian's view is " that everything that exists, including humans, is a result of God, the Creator God" (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011) . Hindu's believe that “everything has always been in existence and is a part of god” (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011). Basically, its God created everything versus everything has just been.
The Question of Identity is also answered differently in both worldviews. The Christian Worldview believes "that mankind is a special creation of God (Weider &
Gutierrez, 2011) . Hinduism worldview on the other hand believe's that the man's soul has no beginning, that it is an eternal force in a physical body.
The Question of meaning or purpose is answered in two opposing views. The Christian Worldview believes that "Christianity is about relationship with God and not simply following the tenants of a religion" (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011). While the Hinduism Worldview sees everything around us is an illusion, and that you have to have good karma to get out of the same lifecycle.
The Question of Morality is answered in the Christian's Worldview as " Right or wrong are not relative to man's perspective, but are based upon God's holy standard" (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011) . In contrast, the Hinduism Worldview believes that "morality and ethics(in a practical sense) are how one should act toward itself" (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011).

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