I. Part One
The simple definition of worldview is ones philosophy of life or what ones conception of the world is. It is really how we interpret the world around us. This can be developed by the collection of values and beliefs held by the individual or group.
II. Part Two: Articulate the biblical/Christian Worldview (what is believed) for each of the following 5 questions. Give 2 relevant scripture references for each of the five questions below (do not write out the verses) to support why it is believed. (300 words)
1. The Question of Origin -
2. The Question of Identity -
3. The Question of Meaning/Purpose -
4. The Question of Morality -
5. The Question of Destiny –
* An overview of these questions can be found in chapter 4 of the Weider & Guiterrez text Consider.
III. Part Three
The biblical worldview can significantly change how a person thinks, treats, and speaks to others on a daily basis. A person’s values and beliefs shape what their standards are and what they would expect from others as well. For example, if one believes that all people were made in the name of God, one can usually expect the person to treat everyone around them similarly. They would not think, treat, or speak to a person differently because of their social status, race, etc. Also, the opposite can occur where a person can believe that anybody that doesn’t have the same biblical worldview can be treated as inferior. A person with this biblical worldview can speak rudely, think negatively, and treat somebody unfairly because of the beliefs they have religiously.
The biblical worldview can also influence how they vote in a local or national level of elections. They can vote for one candidate that shares the same views that they may have grown up with. This is mainly driven because most biblical worldviews share the same priorities. A person will most likely believe that the...