The Biblical Christian Worldview

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Trying To Scale Everest Sherpa-Less Ain’t Fun Conception of a Worldview Justin M. Goins April 2007 Essay Worldviews have been an important part of my Political Science education. I am intrigued by this topic because it has such significant on the individual level, while at the same time is immensely profound on a global level. A worldview affects everything from music taste to the way people vote. In the most extreme form, presuppositional knowledge can be used to manipulate, as in propaganda, but this knowledge in the hand of the responsible and wise can be productive. An example of the latter, Ronald Reagan was able to end the Cold War without a single bullet fired, because he understood the Soviets’…show more content…
The primary question a worldview answers is, ‘What is the origin and fate of the cosmos?’ (The cosmological question), and the second, ‘What is the origin and fate of man?’ (The anthropological question). (Martin, 18) The Biblical Christian Worldview finds answers in the Word. For example, Colossians 1:16-17, states “for by him all things were created…visible and invisible.” (NLT) The two initial queries are broken down further into four assistant ideologies, which are secured under the philosophical umbrella provided by beliefs regarding the cosmos and anthropological investigation. (Martin,…show more content…
When the starting point for explanation is not to hypothesize, rationalize, or even venture to annotate, it is to effectively clear all possibilities from the table except that of natural law, all that remains is a rapidly deteriorating thesis. Naturalism only gets one to a pit-stop, not the final destination. C.S. Lewis said in his Reply to Professor Price, "If naturalism were true then all thoughts would be wholly the result of irrational causes...it cuts its own throat.” (Think Exist) A. Naturalism Naturalism, regardless of the science, is a compelling route to take in the search for answers. Logic, which is verifiably human, says that a phenomena, no matter how incredible, ought to be duplicated and replicated at will. This skewed perception makes sense on the surface, but only aims to grant man divinity by merely eliminating theoretics. For example, by removing the slightest mention of what would be considered supernatural, we move beyond the age old question, 'Man or God?' and instantly ascertain 'man' is the ultimate being, intellect, and thus authority. (Patterson, 135) B. Evolutionary
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