Key Components of a Worldview

KeyComponents of a Worldview

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KeyComponents of a Worldview

Introductionand Definitions

Apersonal worldview refers to how an individual interprets reality,including what we believe is true. Therefore, everyone has a uniqueperception of the environment. Pluralism is the ability to appreciatethe existence of different perceptions about a certain topic in a waythat promotes peaceful coexistence. Scientism refers to theexplanation that empirical science constitutes the most authoritativeworldview. It promotes globally applicability of scientificapproaches and ideologies. Postmodernism is a break away frommodernism. It is a skeptic interpretation of literature, culture,art, literary criticism, economics, literature, architecture,philosophy, history and fiction.

PrimeReality

Thisis the way of life about the truth of God, His word and the spiritualbeing. We give God priority in everything that we think or believebecause He is the Supreme Being to whom all things are subject (Col1:1-18)

TheNature of the World around Us

Theworld is created. It is not just autonomous. It creates the linkbetween human beings and God. It is an open system created in orderto operate in a uniform manner and effective course.

HumanBeings

Humanbeings are a spiritual essence comprising both the bodilyorganization and the spiritual sphere. These two are linked togetherby spiritual beliefs. The social atmosphere determines the nature ofhuman beings. They are not just subjects of evolution, but alsoillustrations of God’s ability to create, regulate and guide.

WhatHappens to Human after Death?

Deathseparates the soul from the flesh. It is a point of transition thatprepares a human being to an afterlife. The spiritual state thenre-emerges when the time is right. This spiritual state survives aslong as the resurrection of a human being takes place (Genesis 35:18.

Epistemology

Historyand social interaction are sources of knowledge among human beings.People are born tied to certain beliefs. These beliefs have aspiritual and historical connection. According to them, those beliefsare right. When events conflict with what they believe, their beliefsbecome truths. Knowledge can also be obtained by interacting withpeople and sharing experiences.

TheWrong and Right

Whatis wrong and right is influenced by interaction, experience, historyand beliefs. History provides information that develops into facts.Human development and environmental changes, however, render somefacts wrong and add more information on facts.

HumanHistory

Humanhistory is a meaningful and linear sequence of events leading to aspecific purpose in human lives.

References

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