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Worldview Paper Gregory Ryan Liberty University

Author Note Gregory Ryan, Psychology Department, Liberty University Worldview Paper

Part I 1. What is a worldview? Define what the term “worldview” means. Use descriptive phrases to support your definition. A worldview is the foundation upon which we view our own reality in terms everything around us. In common terms this refers to personal beliefs, ideologies, and the driving force behind each of our daily decisions. In terms of Christianity this is a direct link to our understanding of God and how belief effects the world around us. Our worldview is the expression of our being at it’s very core. (Word Count: 70) Part II
1. The Question of Origin – (How did life begin? How did mankind come into existence?)

Genesis 1:1 and Genesis 1:27 (New International Version) clearly sum up our origins. God is our true creator who turned darkness into light with a single word. He created the earth and the heaven before giving us life based on his own image. He is the architect of all things seen and unseen without which we are nothing. 2. The Question of Identity – (What does it mean to be human? Are humans more important than animals?)

According to Weider & Gutierrez (2013), mankind was the creation of God put on Earth as the caretakers of all things including animals. Our importance is clearly stated in Psalms 8:2 (New International Version) which states…...

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