We will continue our review of Think Christianly. In the last post we took a look at part one: Understanding Our Intersection. In this post we will take a look at part two: Preparing to Engage, and we will cover chapters 4 and 6 and we will do another post on part two and post that tomorrow. This one was lengthier than I thought it would be, but there is a lot in there.
In order to prepare to engage we must realize that everyone has a worldview. A worldview is simply the way a person views the world around them and what they make of it. Everyone has a worldview whether they realize it or not, and whether or not they realize they cultivated it. Most people do not have a worldview that is formed by reading a textbook, as is pointed out in the book, but by what they take in around them.
A worldview tackles life’s ultimate questions. Questions on God, ultimate reality, knowledge (epistemology, how do we know what we know and what is knowledge, ethics, and human nature.These are all components of a worldview and will shape how a person thinks about all of life [Read more…]