Your search returned over 400 essays for "worldviews"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>

Importance of Worldviews

- Cosgrove describes a worldview as “a set of assumptions or beliefs about reality that affect how we think and how we live” (p. 19). A person’s worldview has been molded from the day they were born by family, friends, media, and even strangers. Worldviews are important because they allow us to “develop a deep comprehensive faith that will stand against the unrelenting tide of our culture’s non-biblical ideas” (Tackett). Our actions also tend to mimic our beliefs—for example, if you believe that there is life after death like Christians do, your priorities should reflect your dedication to follow Christ and not be of this world (John 15:19 NLT)....   [tags: Cosgrove, Reality]

Strong Essays
1803 words | (5.2 pages) | Preview


- Introduction: In this essay, I will critically discuss the statement of worldviews is essential for critical thinking in terms of learning at university. I will use my own experiences, Northedge, Bizzell, Hobson and Weston’s readings, as well as Veitch, Christensen and Thompson’s lectures to support my thesis and main points, in terms of my life and experiences learning at university in a diverse culture. The thesis of my essay is we, as students, need to have our own worldview and learn to gain knowledge through our life experiences within the culture, as well as deeply engage and assimilate with the knowledge or things we learn at university, by applying critical thinking to recognise our...   [tags: Culture]

Powerful Essays
1923 words | (5.5 pages) | Preview

Mythic and Pre-Socratic Worldviews

- Philosophy is a very important part of people’s lives. Philosophy is quite basically asking inquiries about existence, reality and nature of knowledge. To better understand philosophy we must look throughout history. Looking back through history helps better show what the philosophers thought during the time period in which they lived. The relativity of the theories, to the time period, is a very important factor in how efficient these theories they were. The first philosopher’s ideas to people today would be considered either very basic, or insane....   [tags: philosophy, thales]

Strong Essays
1136 words | (3.2 pages) | Preview

Worldviews of Thomas Paine

- People begin to think and form an opinion at an early age. Some of our opinions may be immature at first; however over the years, one’s opinions tend to grow and develop. As people become more mature, we stop listening and following our parent’s beliefs and start to form and follow our own. When one sits, and ponders, questions such as: how did the world come into existence, how long did it take, was it our twenty-four hour six days compared to the time before Christ. Although we may not realize it at the time, we are actually forming our own world-view upon answering these questions....   [tags: The Age of Reason, ]

Better Essays
1006 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Research Analysis: A Discussion of the Four Worldviews

- Introduction This paper will provide a hypothetical discussion of how each of the four “worldviews” (post-positivism, constructivism, advocacy/participatory, and pragmatism) might apply to the proposed study. It will refer to the topic paper developed during the class RSH9101B (Research Topic, Problem, Purpose, and Questions) with the assistance of Dr. Kenneth Gossett, class mentor. The portion of the Topic Paper to be used will be the problem statement, which will provide the foundation for this discussion and completion of this assignment....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

Term Papers
2174 words | (6.2 pages) | Preview

The Diversity Of Worldviews, Ways Of Learning, And Ways

- This chapter discusses the diversity of worldviews, ways of learning, and ways of knowing. Human knowledge covers all aspects of human life such as: the notions on the origin of the cosmos, characteristics of territories, ancestral relations, food and health system, its institutions, skills and resources, its experiences and history, how to react to disaster and changing conditions, all their dimensions, social, natural and spiritual, and at all levels: individual, family, community, society, world and cosmos....   [tags: Scientific method, Epistemology, Science]

Better Essays
1002 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Definition Of Spirituality Within The Worldviews Of Pluralism, Scientism, And Postmodernism

- Everyone has opinions on what is considered right and wrong along with different values. This can fluctuate depending on culture and how someone was raised. This outlook on life is called a worldview. In this paper I will discuss the definition of spirituality within the worldviews of pluralism, scientism, and postmodernism in addition to discussing my persona worldview through the basic worldview questions. Spirituality in Worldviews The term spirituality can be interpreted in many ways. It can mean having a relationship with a higher power or being a spiritual person meaning having faith but not necessarily in a higher power....   [tags: Religion, Meaning of life, Spirituality, Human]

Better Essays
947 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

How God Is The Essential Core Of All Christian Worldviews

- Benchmark Assignment: Gospel Essentials “We believe in the deity of our Lord Jesus Christ, the only Son of God. For us and for our salvation He came down from heaven, was incarnate of the Holy Spirit and the Virgin Mary and became truly human. Being fully God and perfect man He performed miracles and lived a sinless life.” (GCU, Doctorial Statement) This paper will discuss how God and Jesus Christ is the essential core of all Christian worldviews despite the many differing internal worldviews they have....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God in Christianity]

Better Essays
1765 words | (5 pages) | Preview

The Biblical Worldviews Psychology Is Mind / Body Dualism

- The Biblical worldviews Psychology is Mind/Body Dualism. This takes into account the fall of man and states that humans have a sin nature that was superimposed onto God’s image. If man cannot recognize his state of being he will not be able to change his behavior. Marx is trying to do exactly that, change the behavior of people without recognizing sin nature. 2 Corinthians 5:17 states, “Therefore, if anyone is in Christ, he is a new creation.The old has passed away; behold, the new has come” (2 Corinthians 5:17)....   [tags: Marxism, Communism, Karl Marx, Socialism]

Better Essays
1522 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Ritual Dimension Of Religion Is Vital For Living Worldviews

- Ritual Dimension Summary The ritual dimension of religion is vital for living worldviews. It emphasizes not only the beliefs that surround God, but the various acts of worshipping God. Worship is the outward expression of paying reverence to God. The rituals utilized in worship are performative acts – typically accompanied with visual aids such as candles or icons, music, words and bodily gestures – that communicate feelings and convey the relationship between the participant and the god he or she is worshipping....   [tags: Religion, God, Anthropology of religion, Ritual]

Better Essays
1385 words | (4 pages) | Preview

Positive and Negative on Worldviews

- Write a paragraph describing the positive and negative forces that have contributed to your worldview. How was Central involved in your worldview development. Two major forces which contributed to my worldview include the family environment which I was raised in and the impact of being exposed to foreign missions at a very young age. Growing up in Christian home and a charismatic church congregation shaped my thought construct initially in a positive way. My passion and zeal for God were encouraged and I was provided with many opportunities for expression in the church environment which enveloped me....   [tags: family, foregin, christian, ministry]

Powerful Essays
1678 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

The Modern Science Paradigm Was A Great Period For The Establishment Of New Worldviews

- The modern science paradigm was a great period for the establishment of new worldviews. The Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Scientific Revolution were three major cultural interpretations that helped to shape the new modern worldview. There was the new heliocentric model of the universe created by Copernicus, Kepler’s laws of planetary motion, and Galileo’s new method of analysis to study celestial motion that created advancements in astronomy. Bacon’s advancements toward the natural sciences, DesCartes’s philosophical foundation for the creation of a new science, and Newton’s universal theory of gravity through the combination of all the ideas before him we were able to gain new knowl...   [tags: Science, Scientific method, Mind, Consciousness]

Better Essays
1492 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Emotional Intelligence and Empathy in Leadership

- ... The researchers further concluded that the respondents believe that empathy is inappropriate in the business setting and in addition they themselves are not familiarized with empathy. The participants in this survey varied in age from 21 to 30 years, this is significant because of their poor outlook on empathy across the board. It is assumed by this finding that their empathetic thinking had not reached full maturity. It is believed however, that through proper training, their lack of empathetic abilities can be strengthened....   [tags: secular and Christian worldviews]

Term Papers
1708 words | (4.9 pages) | Preview

A Look at Prominent Worldviews

- James W. Sire claimed that world view is “…a set of presuppositions… which we hold… about the makeup of our world.” As of me, my definition does not deviate much. World view is the way, either supported or unsupported, how I see what I see. It’s like glasses where I see everything through the filter of glasses. Supposedly, world view can affect one very much. The fact that Muslims goes to Mecca or Christians going to church every week or the mere choice between chocolate bar and ice cream are all affected by world view....   [tags: Philosophy]

Strong Essays
1364 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

The Development of Different Woldviews

- Worldviews are inherit and developmental. They are influenced by culture, religion and society. Worldviews can change and grow with knowledge and seeking truth. Knowledge construction plays a key role in understanding worldviews. Worldviews The term worldview refers to the hypothesis that is formed by someone regarding how the world works. It is a framework of ideas that everyone has regardless of race, gender or age. Worldviews are instrumental in influencing the way a person acts and thinks. Unit 1s lecture on worldviews defines a worldview as a; “… composition of the ideas, values, and themes through which one interprets life and determines how one lives in it....   [tags: knowledge, religious, theism]

Term Papers
1502 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

The Worldview Of A Worldview

- When one discusses and researches sires worldview questions; two questions stand out to the reader questions six and eight. These questions generally make people who are faithless or even faithful begin to ponder their worldview beliefs. These questions consist of are people who are committed to a particular worldview obligated to work towards shaping the human culture around that worldview. In addition, should people who are committed to a particular worldview expect their government to help shape their human culture around their worldview 's values....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Christianity, Culture]

Better Essays
800 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

What is Worldview?

- After reading the fourth chapter heading of Consider, the first definition of worldview that came to my mind was “view of the world” just from a literary perspective. The co-authors defined worldview as “a framework a person brings to decision-making” (Weider & Gutierrez, 2011, p.51). Everyone has a worldview with main characteristics that are ever changing. Different sources influence this framework such as parenting, friendship, telecommunication or internet media, educational and religious sectors....   [tags: Christian Worldview, Biblical Worldview]

Strong Essays
1025 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Worldview Of The European Worldview

- The worldview that I embrace in my everyday life is European worldview, although I am Mexican the European worldview over weights the worldview that people will assume I have. I embrace the European worldview because the aesthetics,epistemolgy,cosmology,ontology and axiology that deal with that worldview are all genuine beliefs of mine that constantly affect me in my everyday life. The African worldview is completely different, it is all for loving your peers and is more community based. The aesthetics of the European worldview is all about external superficial looks, the bodies girls look up too are all unattainable....   [tags: Meaning of life, Life, Human]

Better Essays
902 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Personal Worldview Inventory Of A Worldview

- Personal Worldview Inventory Introduction Worldviews are the component that dictates how one thinks and feels in different situations. When someone is in a situation where they are unsure how to feel they often resort to their worldview. It is important to know your own worldview and understand other people’s. According to my Christian Worldview textbook, “A worldview is a conceptual framework, pattern, or arrangement of a person’s beliefs” (Dan Diffy). It is how one sees life and the world at large....   [tags: Religion, Jesus, Afterlife, God]

Better Essays
799 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Evolution Theory vs Creation Worldview

- These days, most of the textbook only presents evolution theory as a fact to interpret the origin of life and the earth. More and more people get to reject creation unconsciously because they had no opportunity to compare and evaluate both worldview in same degree. I interviewed my three close acquaintances and heard a various responses from many people including my interviewees. Some of them had same belief with me, but some people had significantly different opinion with me. As a consequence of evolution theory’s monopoly in education, non-believers and Christians are unconsciously influenced by this secular worldview....   [tags: creation worldview]

Good Essays
1040 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Islamic Worldview Vs Biblical Worldview

- Islamic Worldview Vs Biblical Worldview The creation of the Islamic religion is accredited to a man named Muhammad who had revelations in dreams sent from Allah (Swartley 16). He was moved so much by these revelations, that he set out on a mission to teach people how to appease Allah and to submit to their god (Swartley 17). In order to better understand the Islamic worldview, one must take a look at how this worldview would answer the five tenets of a worldview. Question of Origin The Islamic worldview believes that Allah is the......   [tags: God, Islam, Christianity, Jesus]

Better Essays
970 words | (2.8 pages) | Preview

The Worldview of a Man

- It is crucial to have a complete understanding of how one is to view and respond to the problems of the world in light of the different schools of thought. This is best done with a worldview. A worldview is a comprehensive collection of one's beliefs in every area of rational thought. It dictates a person's actions and responses to the world in which they live. In addition to providing the details of one’s beliefs, a worldview has the added benefit of showing how different schools of thought interact and influence one another (Tackett, 2006)....   [tags: Religion ]

Term Papers
1983 words | (5.7 pages) | Preview

The Consumer As A Worldview

- The consumer as worldview The human race has lived in the planet earth for so long. We changed from using stones and branches as tools of living, to driving construction trucks which lifts tons of weight of materials with some move of fingers and arms. From living in caves, to living in apartments and condos that are hundreds of meters of height. From having to craft everything by hand, to getting what we want by online shopping when sitting at home and drink coffee. The human race has changed so much from every aspect....   [tags: Human, Earth, Economics, Universe]

Better Essays
1002 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Examining the Newtonian Worldview

- In The Quantum Enigma, Rosenblum and Kuttner address the impact of the “Newtonian worldview” on our ability to understand and explain the phenomena of the physical world. Science has been able to greatly advance our knowledge of the natural world over the last several centuries largely due to this worldview. In this paper, five tenets of the Newtonian worldview will be summarized; two of these points—those found to be the most and least defensible—will be discussed in greater detail. As a final point, a discussion will be laid out regarding which of the five precepts, if rejected by modern physics, would be the most disturbing to give up....   [tags: Newtonian Worldview Analysis]

Powerful Essays
1561 words | (4.5 pages) | Preview

Constructing a Worldview

- I consider that conceiving an idea of a worldview is itself an impressive achievement of the human mind. Moreover creating your own is even more impressive. Rome was not built in a day, and neither was my worldview. A worldview takes many years of experiences, and thinking to construct and to differentiate from others. Perhaps, the Christian worldview is centered on the idea of God and the relationship between God and human beings, and indeed it has profoundly influenced the development of Western civilization, to give an idea of how important worldviews are....   [tags: Humanity, Religion, Improvement]

Powerful Essays
1535 words | (4.4 pages) | Preview

Worldview of Research

- Worldview of Research According to Creswell (2007) in Quality Inquiry & Research Design, everybody sees the world of research from different perspectives. Therefore, the assumption of researchers who choose the qualitative methods approach reflects their own views on the subject matter at hand. Creswell suggest, “When researchers do this, their research becomes shaped by bringing it into the inquiry paradigms, views of the world. Creswell suggest when qualitative researcher views vary according to the beliefs they bring into their research, which represent paradigms” (pg....   [tags: Research Analysis ]

Strong Essays
1076 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Personal Worldview As A Christian Counselor

- How we look at the world is our personal worldview, how we were raised plays a big part of that. Being raised a Christian and the bible is an important part of my upbringing. I believe understanding who I am lets me better help others. The bible is naturally integrated into my entire life. The creation, fall, redemption and restoration is a big part of the reason we need to help struggling people in this fallen world. Can you imagine creation, when the world was new, and nothing was keeping us from a pure relationship with God....   [tags: God, Theology, Monotheism, Creator deity]

Better Essays
2353 words | (6.7 pages) | Preview

The Importance of Worldview in Life

- Introduction The purpose of this assignment is to select a kaupapa (issue) from the field of social service / work to which I have a personal interest and to discuss how and why it expands my understanding of social relationship and Mauri-Ora (wellbeing). To approach this task I will discuss the concept of Indian model of “Sanskar” and how it relates to Takepu (principles) in our social work. I will include my personal and professional experience to explain this. Further to that I will answer the following questions....   [tags: Sanskar, Takepu]

Term Papers
2547 words | (7.3 pages) | Preview

A Christian Counselor 's Worldview

- One’s worldview determines our sense of right or wrong, helps us make decisions, plan for the future, our view of human nature and emotional problems. A Christian counselor 's worldview will not depend on secular, humanist psychology techniques or materialistic, non-biblical counseling methods with some Bible thrown in for good measure but will identify the errors in psychological worldviews and keep out their influences. A well developed worldview should involve what we believe about God, the universe, knowledge, morals and human nature....   [tags: Theology, God, Bible, Love]

Strong Essays
4128 words | (11.8 pages) | Preview

Nihilism And Christian Theism, By The Worldview

- At this time, my worldview is Naturalism, which I choose over Deism, Nihilism and Christian Theism, influenced, in part, by the worldview “test,” coherence.” From this course before I didn 't know that much about worldviews, but from this semester study, I think before I already had a worldview, but when I learned worldview, my world didn 't change, but I do learn many different ways of this world, I learned a lot of things that was very useful, every theory had different opinions. But everything is associated....   [tags: God, Monotheism, Religion, Theism]

Better Essays
2496 words | (7.1 pages) | Preview

The Biblical Elements Of The Christian Worldview

- Our worldview defines who we are. In religion, the Christian Worldview is part of a Monotheistic worldview which is part of the three worldviews families which also includes, Pantheism and Atheism. Christianity is special in the Monotheistic view as we believe that Jesus Christ provided us with Salvation; a notion not shared by Muslims and Jews. In this paper, I will explain the essential elements of the Christian Worldview, why faith in Jesus Christ is an essential part of our lives here on earth, and how my faith has impacted my life....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Trinity, God in Christianity]

Better Essays
1490 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

Global Culture Worldview

- Global culture tied with knots unimaginable manifests such a peculiar blend of unity and diversity. Civilization seemingly thousands of miles part manifest marvelous similarities yet within five miles there will be cognizable differences. These are the factors which construct the personality of the whole culture and are carried as an eternal flow. Worldviews enable a society and related individuals to perceive and analyze an event or product in a particular way. In simple terms it can be understood like the point of view of a certain group and nationality of people....   [tags: territorial boundaries, clash, cultures]

Strong Essays
1082 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

What is Worldview and Why is it Important?

- Our worldview is how we interpret the world around us. It is a lense on how we see the world. It determines how we interact with each other in society. It determines our morals and ethics. This view is, however, not always the same “ Worldviews can and do change. In general, worldview has been most influenced by religion and science. The key is that our belief system determines what we think is possible, and what we think is possible influences the results we create or allow in life. The interactions of all our individual worldviews shapes the condition of humanity and therefore, given our technologies, of planet Earth.” A worldview is a little bit like glasses....   [tags: moral, ethic, belief system, christianity]

Strong Essays
1362 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

The Relationship Between Language and Worldview

- The Relationship Between Language and Worldview There has been a raging debate over the relationship between language and worldview, and especially on cultural affiliations in different parts of the world. The main agenda is based on the origin of language, the unique features portrayed by humans, and its essence in the development of varying cultures, beliefs and practices. Different researchers have developed theories and arguments to explain the origin of the languages, its connection to worldview and its application in daily activities....   [tags: linguistics, cultural studies]

Strong Essays
1353 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

A Worldview Inventory Of Spirituality

- A Worldview Inventory Everyone has some sort of worldview and this author is no exception. Worldviews can be defined as commitments towards the heart which can be subconscious or conscious. Worldviews may also be truths, half-truths, and even lies. They are the basic structure of reality which provides the foundation for which we live and breathe (Shelly & Miller, 2006). This paper will discuss various terms of spirituality, as well as concepts of pluralism, scientism, and postmodernism. Finally, several questions in regards to worldview will be addressed....   [tags: Human, Religion, Meaning of life, Reality]

Better Essays
797 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Worldview Is The Foundation Of Thoughts And Behaviors

- Worldview A worldview is the foundation of thoughts and behaviors. According to Koltko-Rivera (2004) this foundation can be religious, spiritually, existentially, or naturalistically based. It determines our values and morals regarding the world socially, environmentally, economically, and spiritually. It existence in every individual conscious or subconscious. As children, we are impressionable and embrace ideas and beliefs through nurture. As we grow nature/ the material world impact, alter or changes our worldview....   [tags: New Testament, Bible, Jesus, Books of the Bible]

Better Essays
702 words | (2 pages) | Preview

Personal Worldview and Course Essay

- Not to sound like a mother’s boy, I will courageously say that my mother had the most influence on my life and the way I see the world, or have at least come to know it. My mother was a fighter in every sense of the word, even during her illness that took her life back in 1989. Even though I only had her for 19 years of my own life, she was a true blessing; I blame her for the goodness that has been instilled in me. Author James Sire is indeed correct in stating “worldviews are a matter of the heart” (Sire, 2009, p....   [tags: God, 9/11]

Better Essays
658 words | (1.9 pages) | Preview

My View Of My Worldview

- Ultimately, to this day I still do not fully understand what my worldview is. All throughout my life I have struggled with my relationship with God, as I find it very hard for me to believe in something I have no empirical evidence for. Perhaps one could compare me to Freud in his early years, continually searching for empirical truths for ideas that have no true empirical results besides faith. However, in recent years I truly have felt my worldview change from that of complete atheism to perhaps one of some spirituality, as I have begun to find comfort in religion and God due to experiences I have had at De Smet in retreats and in classes....   [tags: God, Existence, Empirical, Atheism]

Better Essays
1327 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

Stalin's Worldview and the Application of Communism

- 1.0 Introduction This essay investigates to what extent Josef Stalin’s personal and political worldviews shape and reflect his application of Communism. By examining the people that surrounded Stalin at a young age, the places where he grew up and went to school, the ideas that he latched on to, and the people and theories he believed in, his basic personality can be determined. Through the investigation of his political career, Stalin’s most fundamental political views can be assessed. All of these figures are significant in discovering in what ways Stalin applied Communism in Soviet Russia....   [tags: Josef Stalin, Soviet Russia, New Economic Policy]

Research Papers
2579 words | (7.4 pages) | Preview

Worldview And Its Impact On Human Culture

- When one discusses and researches Sires’ worldview questions; two questions stand out to the reader questions six and eight. These questions generally make people who subsist in faithfulness or unfaithfulness begin to ponder their worldview beliefs. These questions consist of are people who are committed to a particular worldview obligated to work towards shaping the human culture around that worldview. In addition, should people who are committed to a particular worldview expect their government to provide helping hand shape their human culture around their worldview’s values....   [tags: Islam, Religion, Christianity, Culture]

Better Essays
1018 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

Christian Worldview

- Introduction Bartholomew and Goheen (2004) in their research show that, whether or not we recognize it, each person has a worldview. In essence, each person has implicit assumptions as well as prejudices about the world, which in most occasions influence the manner in which we regard situations around us. Generally, a worldview is a kind of lenses that corrupts our view of the world around us. Singularly, our level of education and cultural background, as well as upbringing among many other environmental factors shapes our worldview....   [tags: Philosophy ]

Term Papers
1787 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

Worldview Essay

- Worldview Essay Today’s society consists of many worldviews. Most people tend to pull beliefs from different religions, but often stick to one main worldview. A worldview to me is the gathering of beliefs that shape what we do on a daily basis and forms our overall view on life. When I look at my beliefs critically, I am able to see my worldview and see how it compares to different worldviews, but also how it compares mainly to the Christian Worldview. My view of God is very similar to the non-denomination Christian Worldview....   [tags: Purpose of Life, Human Mind]

Strong Essays
1303 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

My Core Value Of A Christian Worldview

- My core value After reviewing the worldviews in this course, I now have a substantive view of life. I could say yes indeed I hold a Christian worldview. A Christian worldview is a way of thinking that is Christ Center. This may involve trusting and believing Jesus Christ as the core of your life. My core values involve believing and trusting on the word of God. From instructions to promises, every word that proceeds out of the mouth of God is worthy of receiving with faith and obedience. For example, there are healing scripture to believe in....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Mary, Christianity]

Better Essays
1175 words | (3.4 pages) | Preview

Worldview, An Untimely Mediation, P. 48-52

- Reppmann spoke about worldview and how there are appreciations and concerns on how it is used in education. They were cultural opportunism and the role of pre-theoretical commitments (Worldview: An Untimely Mediation, p. 48-52). Both of these characteristics were discussed by Reppmann as being good and bad. However, I see them as being good and they should be utilized. Cultural opportunism was when worldview became introduced it brought together Christianity with culture, but the concern is that it may be no longer be current....   [tags: Education, Teacher, Pedagogy]

Better Essays
1704 words | (4.9 pages) | Preview

The Cultural Worldview Impact The Research Process

- Research Methods PSYCG 1514 Assignment 1 1. Name and briefly describe (2-3 sentences each) the four worldviews discussed in Chapter 1 of the Creswell text. Describe which one (or combination) most closely aligns with your own worldview and why. How does one’s cultural worldview impact the research process. The postpositivist worldview reflects more of a quantitative approach than a qualitative approach to research and challenges the traditional idea of absolute knowledge by recognizing that what is observed is human behavior....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Qualitative research]

Better Essays
1285 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Scientific Naturalism Versus Christianity

- Scientific Naturalism and Christianity are possibly the two most contradictory worldviews that are in our culture today. They are also the two most difficult to understand by one another. There is very little about these two worldviews that they have in common. They are a vast amount of ideas and beliefs held by adherents of each that are different. In order for these two worldviews to successfully co-exist in society, it is important to understand, accept, and learn from each one. In Element of a Christian Worldview by Michael D....   [tags: worldview, knowledge, belief]

Powerful Essays
1768 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

The Worldview Of A Worldview

- The Power of Perception There are certain standards that man has created to classify how one may think or believe. In different cultures, some believe unalike than others. There are many questions that can be discussed and analyzed, specific to a worldview. For example, a question that could be used to analyze a worldview would be Metaphysics. Metaphysics asks, “what is”, Epistemology asks, “how do we know”, and Axiology asks, “what the nature of value is.” All of these are very important to study and used to acquire more understanding....   [tags: God, Metaphysics, Question, Philosophy]

Better Essays
1664 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

Animal Rights and the Dominant Worldview toward Animals

- Our world today is becoming less and less aware of the pain and suffering being inflicted on animals. In outcome, animals are becoming even more and more tarred in society. Humans have and is continuing to handle animals as if they are some kind of material goods. This is considered as being immoral, as animals have their own lives, and they think, have feelings, can feel pain, require love, have families, and everything else that humans possess. The General Assembly of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in 1948....   [tags: animal rights, treatment, humane,]

Term Papers
1949 words | (5.6 pages) | Preview

Personal Worldview : The Core Of Personality, Culture And Religion

- Personal Worldview A worldview is at the core of personality, culture and religion (Shelly & Miller, 2006). It is the underlying factor for different individual multiple behaviors exhibited by people. Therefore, if we want to understand the behavior of people, we must first understand their worldview. It is also important to comprehend that the importance of religion, worldview, and spiritual life is intricately linked to associations with places of worship and personal beliefs. Some may pray or find comfort in a personal relationship with God or a higher power and others may seek meaning through connections to nature....   [tags: Meaning of life, Religion, Human, Reality]

Strong Essays
1094 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Ethical Decision Making Benefits From A Christian Worldview

- Many people have different views of what ethical behavior is. Ethical behavior is defined as “Acting in ways consistent with what society and individuals typically think are good values. Ethical behavior tends to be good for business and involves demonstrating respect for key moral principles that include honesty, fairness, equality, dignity, diversity and individual rights (Ethical behavior, 2016).” In this paper, I explored ethical decision making with examples. In addition, I discuss how ethical decision making benefits from a Christian worldview....   [tags: Ethics, Business ethics, Management, Morality]

Better Essays
813 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

My Personal Worldview Has Changed Our Lives

- A person can only know who they are based on their interests, and how they help guide us through the daily problems of life. One thing we have to pay attention to is the point that each of our unique worldviews, is in its simplest state a way to reduce and solve issues in our lives. After taking The Art of Being Human class, my personal worldview has changed to a belief in having compassion for everybody in the world according to classic Buddhist teachings. This mindset goes beyond those teachings, however, to almost a natural way of thinking that if humans care for everything on earth a lot of our man-made problems would go away....   [tags: The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald]

Better Essays
1073 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Christian Worldview Has Increased All Around The World

- Christian Worldview has increased all around the world since 1st century A.D. Christianity believes in the Trinity. Trinity is one God who exists in three forms: Father, Son, and Holy spirit. This religion is held together by essential teachings, biblical text, and ministry. There are three branches of within Christianity: Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, and Protestantism. In the United States, the most common practices of Christianity are Roman Catholicism and Protestant. Christianity is one of the many powerful worldviews that has many strengths and weakness....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Book of Genesis, Adam and Eve]

Strong Essays
1778 words | (5.1 pages) | Preview

The Biblical Worldview With The Islamic Worldview

- I chose to compare and contrast the biblical worldview with the Islamic worldview. First, I would like to give a brief history as to how the Islamic worldview started; it began when Mohammad was born in 570 AD. and in 650 AD. The Quran was created (Hindson, Caner. 277-280). The Islamic worldview is defined as the complete belief in the one and only (monotheistic) God “Allah” and they believe that the term Islam means “to surrender” and it has nothing to do with peace (Hindson, Caner. 279). The term “worldview” (from a biblical worldview) according to our text and also in my opinion is that we choose to see the world and process the information depending on our own distinct personalities (Hin...   [tags: Islam, God, Religion, Torah]

Better Essays
1330 words | (3.8 pages) | Preview

My Own Worldview As A Worldview

- For every individual there exists a unique formation of assumptions as to how the universe functions in relation to one’s self, known as a worldview. Redfield defines worldview as “the way we see ourselves in relation to all else.” and “[the] organization of ideas that answers to a man with the questions: ‘Where am I. Among what do I move. What are my relations to these things?” I approve of Redfield’s definition only adding an emphasis that one’s worldview is nurtured by the culture and society to which one belongs....   [tags: Christianity, Religion, God in Christianity, Jesus]

Better Essays
875 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

Worldview : A Christian Worldview

- Worldview Worldview can be defined as the overall prospective from which one sees and interprets the world. Worldview can also be translated in German, worldview in German is Weltanschauung, and it can be define from a German perspective as a comprehensive conception or image of the universe and of humanity 's relation to it. Worldview can be describe as, how we see the world, our perspective of the world. • When we look into The Question of Origin, How did life begin. As Christians we are lead to believe that God created heaven and earth (Genesis 1:1)....   [tags: Christianity, Jesus, Ten Commandments, Bible]

Better Essays
713 words | (2 pages) | Preview

The Worldview Of The Bible

- People often argue about the origin of the universe, a Christian however, does not need to wonder. God told his people everything they need to know about their origins in his word, the Bible. The only problem is that scientists often misinterpret facts and Christians often misinterpret God 's word to mean what they want it too according to their opinions or world view. In the textbook “Biology A“ by BJU Press, a worldview is defined as “ the frame of reference a person uses to interpret and understand the world around him.1” Every person be they saved or lost has a worldview which guides them to ideas and certain trains of thought....   [tags: Earth, Universe, Evolution, Book of Genesis]

Better Essays
1686 words | (4.8 pages) | Preview

The Individual 's Faith Or Worldview Tell Their Personal Management Practice May Cause Discrimination

- The individual’s faith or worldview tell their personal management practice may cause discrimination in the workplace. “Discrimination occurs when someone is denied a job or a job assignment for reasons not job relevant” (Schermerhorn, 2011, p.264). For instance, discrimination takes place in the workplace with employees based on their religion beliefs by treating each other unfairly illegal. Also, it is illegal when the manager tries to rule particular worldview and force the employees to submit to their beliefs....   [tags: Employment]

Better Essays
1099 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

What Is A Worldview?

- What is a Worldview. A worldview is the general idea that a person has about the world in which they live. Elmer Towns in his textbook Core Christianity (2007) gives an example of how four blind men all touch the same elephant. Even though all four men described the elephant accurately based on their personal experience, all four men were wrong. Because they did not “see” the entire elephant, their description of the elephant was defective. It is the same with a worldview. Depending on the individual’s system of belief or how they were raised will shape the method by which a person measures their worldview....   [tags: Jesus, Bible, Christianity, Ten Commandments]

Better Essays
897 words | (2.6 pages) | Preview

Entwistle's Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity: An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations, and Models of Integ

- Entwistle's Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity: An Introduction to Worldview Issues, Philosophical Foundations, and Models of Integration 4-MAT of Entwistle's Integrative Approaches Entwistle, D., 2010, Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity. Eugene, OR: Wipf and Stock Publishers. Summary In Entwistle’s book, Integrative Approaches to Psychology and Christianity (2010), the reasoning for the need of integration of psychology and Christianity is provided. Entwistle explores both psychology and Christianity to illuminate the historical arguments that surround the evolution of both mindsets....   [tags: Psychology, Christianity]

Strong Essays
1367 words | (3.9 pages) | Preview

A Christian Worldview

- I am originally from Boston, MA and was raised in the Roman Catholic Church, as are most people from that area. I have completed all three of the Sacraments of Initiation (Baptism, Confirmation and Eucharist), one of the Sacraments of Healing (Penance) and most recently, one of the Sacraments of Communion (Marriage). I also served as an altar server and sang in the youth choir. I was very active in my church and did as much as a child\kid could do. As I have grown older, I find more comfort in the Catholic Church; something about it just feels like home....   [tags: ]

Good Essays
1424 words | (4.1 pages) | Preview

A Christian Worldview

- Benchmark Assignment: Gospel Essentials The foundation of a Christian worldview is the belief in a personal God, creator and ruler of the universe. The Christian worldview views the world through God’s word, providing the framework for humanity to live by giving meaning and purpose to life. It defines who Jesus is, human nature, and how salvation is achieved. In essence it is the basis of which Christians behave, interact, interpret life and comprehend reality. A Christian worldview imparts confidence, answers to life’s problems, and hope for the future....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, God in Christianity, Trinity]

Better Essays
1404 words | (4 pages) | Preview

A Christian Worldview

- The Sovereignty of God in the Midst of the Chaos of Our World Recently we’ve seen a movement called “Black Lives Matter” sweep the front page headlines and appear on the news all the time. This movement is also featured prominently on social media. I’m not against people speaking out and articulating their various viewpoints. I think it’s very important that people have the ability to voice their opinions and to be heard. Every person is created by God in His image and likeness and therefore worthy of dignity and respect....   [tags: Islam, Jesus, God in Christianity, New Testament]

Strong Essays
1615 words | (4.6 pages) | Preview

The Christian Worldview

- Due to the "highly subjective nature of most scientific theorizing... [we should] let the Bible speak for itself and modify our scientific view of origins accordingly." (as cited in Downey, D., & Porter, S., 2009). God is an intelligent, creative, relational Being. God created all that exists (Gen 1-2) and right from the beginning God affirmed and blessed man’s participation in His creation (Gen 1:28-30, Gen 2:19-20). He created man in His image (Gen 1:26-27, 2:7) and for His fellowship (Gen 3:9)....   [tags: Christianity]

Powerful Essays
1486 words | (4.2 pages) | Preview

Biblical Worldview : A Worldview And A Way They See Life

- Everyone has a worldview and a way they see life. Christian teachers should be willing to use their own biblical worldview to help the students in class develop a strong set of beliefs by integrating biblical truths into their lessons daily and encouraging their students to apply what they learn in class to not only their biblical worldview, but to their life. A worldview can be defined as a set of beliefs by which you live your life. This means that everything you say and do is defined by your worldview or set of beliefs....   [tags: Jesus, Bible, School, Religion]

Better Essays
733 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

My Worldview Through Our Own Eyes And Worldview

- We all see the world through our own eyes and worldview. Our worldview comes from our religion or personal belief and things we have experienced, that help support what we believe in. My worldview is composed from being a Christian and things I have experienced in my life. My worldview is nothing like anyone else’s worldview it is unique in its own way. My worldview consist of one all-knowing God, a heaven and hell, and what it means to be human. For me Prime reality is that there is one God who created everything all humans, planets, and nature....   [tags: Human, God, Sin, Christianity]

Better Essays
858 words | (2.5 pages) | Preview

A Worldview Is A Fundamental Orientation Of The Heart

- According to James W. Sire, “A worldview is a commitment a fundamental orientation of the heart, that can be expressed as a story or in a set of presuppositions (assumptions which may be true, partially true or entirely false) that we hold (consciously or subconsciously, consistently or inconsistently) about the basic constitution of reality, and that provides the foundation on which we live and move and have our being” (Sire, page 20). With that being said a worldview can change, you may not always have the same worldview as you did when you were younger....   [tags: Meaning of life, Human, Religion, Christianity]

Better Essays
1095 words | (3.1 pages) | Preview

Biblical Worldview And Support The Bible

- Genesis is the first book of the Bible and a large amount of information about the world can come from reading Genesis. What we learn from Genesis greatly influences our worldview, which is the framework of how we view the world and make value judgments about life. A worldview answers the questions of origin, identity, meaning, morality, and destiny. I believe that I have a biblical worldview and support the Bible in its teachings. When looking at the book of Genesis, specifically Genesis 1-11, key information is learned that shapes our worldview regarding the natural world, human identity, human relationships, and civilization....   [tags: Adam and Eve, Book of Genesis, Garden of Eden]

Better Essays
1017 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview


- I would like to explore one of the questions posed to us by Professor which is “How can we make the positive aspects of postmodernism work in our favor?” Or even more specifically, the positive and neutral elements of postmodernism, work in the favor of the Christian worldview and thought. We will start by first exploring the basic tenants of postmodernism and a brief history of where it has been and where it is currently, revealing multiple advantages for the Christian worldview in the engagement of a postmodern....   [tags: Religious Pluralism, Ideal Community]

Term Papers
2203 words | (6.3 pages) | Preview

A Worldview And Religion Of Any Kind

- A worldview and religion of any kind has to firmly be form to truly understand Who God is. Depending on what your worldview or how you see the world around you will give you better uderstaning of Who God is. Before we can describe God in any way, we have to have faith and understand that he exist, otherwise it woudn’t make sense to describe and understand something that those not exist to you. As discrebe in the previous chapters that a worldview can shape the way one live. The worldview can change someone understanding of what the world around them is....   [tags: Jesus, Christianity, Trinity, God in Christianity]

Better Essays
1971 words | (5.6 pages) | Preview

An Explanation of My Beliefs through God, Creation, Faith, Purpose and Life

- Everyone has different beliefs no matter what religion. They can have the same religion and have different beliefs in their worldview. Some people are not as religious as others even if they follow the same religion. I am going to explain my beliefs by looking at God, creation, faith, purpose, and life. God is our loving Father who is looking over us. He is caring and created this world for a reason. We would not be here today if it weren’t for God. God is good and gives us what we deserve. It is important that we live a good life and God will treat us with care....   [tags: worldview essay]

Better Essays
797 words | (2.3 pages) | Preview

Biblical Worldview Of The Natural World

- Introduction/Thesis All people have a worldview that is based on personal beliefs forming their reality and what they feel is meaningful in life. I am a Christian of faith that has a biblical worldview, which is based on the word of God. The Book of Romans 1-8 provides the word of God and answers for how Christians can live a righteous life for our savior Jesus Christ. The Natural World A biblical worldview of the natural world is found with God’s creation. In the book of Romans, God’s divine nature and creation of the universe is revealed....   [tags: New Testament, Jesus, Christianity, Bible]

Better Essays
1006 words | (2.9 pages) | Preview

The Nature Of Man And The Christian Worldview

- The Nature of Man This student has distinguished the significant factors, which reinforces and supports his concepts of the Christian worldview of the nature of Man. Some individual components of the Christian worldview have an extensive assessment pertaining to the earth from a scriptural perspective originating with the Bible. As a result, this Christian’s understanding of the world is it is complete, encompassed with a sum of separate, scriptural components....   [tags: Jesus, God in Christianity, Christianity, Bible]

Better Essays
935 words | (2.7 pages) | Preview

The Construction Of The Believer 's Worldview

- Ken Ham, president of Answers in Genesis, once said, “What you believe about who you are, where you came from, affects your whole worldview.” As a Christian, Ken Ham understands that believers must have a clear understanding of their origin and for what purpose they were created if they are to be unwavering in their beliefs. This foundational knowledge is provided by God in his word. While the entire Bible is important and no part should be undervalued, the first few chapters are some of the most critical in the construction of the believer’s worldview....   [tags: Book of Genesis, Bible, Salvation, Abraham]

Better Essays
1286 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

The Truth Behind Creation As A Worldview

- Noah Futter Mr. Lorigan Period 1 8­8­16 The Truth Behind Creation Since creation, there have been a multitude of points that support creation as a worldview. These details definitely support creation as a major conception of the earth. Many well-known scientist disregard evolution. Evolution does not follow the theory of thermo dynamics. Most of all, evolution lacks the support of fossils. Thus, many well-known scientists rejecting evolution, evolution disregarding the theory of thermo dynamics, and the lack of fossils, since creation, definitely support creation as a worldview....   [tags: Evolution, Charles Darwin, Paleontology, Fossil]

Strong Essays
773 words | (2.2 pages) | Preview

Worldview And Its Influence On The World

- According to Webster dictionary, the definition of worldview is a particular philosophy of life or conception of the world. In other words, it is how someone see the world. Someone’s worldview can be influenced by many things. How they grew up, what was considered right and wrong, their religious background or lack of. As a Theist my worldview was influenced by the Bible and what the Bible said how I should live my life. I would live as God intended me to live. (Colossians 3:17 NIV) (Bilingual Bible New Edition n.d.) II....   [tags: Jesus, New Testament, Christianity, Life]

Better Essays
1282 words | (3.7 pages) | Preview

Worldview Reflection as a Christian Theist

- Worldview Reflection I began this course thinking my worldview was that of a Christian Theist, as I had come to discover, as the course progressed, my worldview was a mixed bag of beliefs outside the elementary belief of Christian Theism. I was not disheartened by this finding, but surprised. The realization then set in that I was uneducated or did not know God like I thought. In fact my beliefs appeared to be more influenced by society than the deity of God. Fortunately, this is a learning experience intended to bring me closer to the truths of Christianity and an understanding of the beliefs of others....   [tags: religious beliefs]

Powerful Essays
1512 words | (4.3 pages) | Preview

The Bible : A Biblical Worldview

- A biblical worldview is the perspective or the way a person views the world its belief and values in a certain way and treats this issues differently from the way of the world. The book of romans is basically Paul’s letter to the church was a letter he wrote not knowing the congregation so he basically talked about the doctrines and cogent matters that Christians should observe. Paul wrote the romans with a biblical worldview perspective in mind as he touched so many factors that today are a n issue for naturalists....   [tags: New Testament, Christianity, Bible, Jesus]

Better Essays
1040 words | (3 pages) | Preview

Taking a Look at the Biblical Worldview

- Those who read the book of Romans will come to realize that it is a letter to the people of Rome who follow the Lord. Within the first eight chapters of the letter Paul tells of his desire to visit Rome, the sin of mankind, God’s wrath against mankind, God’s judgment against mankind, and God’s righteousness. Throughout the first eight chapters are teachings regarding the natural world, human identity, human relationships, and culture. Each of the teachings from chapters one through eight can help mold and give structure to a Christian’s biblical worldview....   [tags: religious beliefs]

Better Essays
623 words | (1.8 pages) | Preview

The Secular Worldview Of Health And Wellness

- Under the Life Coaching cognate is where I got to take the class in Health and Wellness, up until this point I was unclear why God directed me toward Life Coaching. I understand that I wanted to help people and that God drew me to always helping people but I was really unclear in what manner of coaching God was directing me. The secular worldview of health and wellness puts focus on mind, body, and spirit (meaning nature) as pointed out “Wellness is the experience of living life with high levels of awareness, conscious choice, self-acceptance, interconnectedness, love, meaning and purpose,” (Arloski, 2007)....   [tags: Psychology, Human, Spirituality, Personal life]

Better Essays
750 words | (2.1 pages) | Preview

Biblical Worldview : The Bible

- Biblical Worldview Essay Although a worldview ensues what a person believes about the great questions of life, a biblical worldview stands far more intense since it’s filtered through the bible and the outlook stays Christ focused. The book of Romans in the Bible provides an example of what a biblical worldview should be like. As a result of Paul’s truths in Romans 1-8, believers have been able to grasp an understanding of the teachings that express the idea of a biblical worldview that God intended us to perceive....   [tags: New Testament, Salvation, Jesus, Christianity]

Strong Essays
1210 words | (3.5 pages) | Preview

These results are sorted by most relevant first (ranked search). You may also sort these by color rating or essay length.

Your search returned over 400 essays for "worldviews"
1  2  3  4  5    Next >>