Sometimes things that seem central to your identity are actually just a byproduct of your upbringing, and may not be what you really believe when you take the time to reflect.
By really analyzing why you think what you think, you’ll often realize that a different way to think is just as or even more reasonable.
She is also a poet and recipient of the Discover/The Nation Award.
Her work can be found in literary publications and on various blogs.
Rather Christianity is a 24 hours a day relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Elsewhere I define worldview as any ideology, philosophy, theology, movement or religion that provides an overarching approach to understanding God, the world, man and man’s relations to God and the world.
In other words, one who says he believes with his whole heart that Jesus Christ is the Son of God “is thereby committed to much else besides,” says Orr. Specifically, a worldview contains a particular perspective regarding each of the following ten areas: theology, philosophy, ethics, biology, psychology, sociology, law, politics, economics and history.This is why many professors ask provocative questions in the classroom and then ask students to explain their reasoning when they answer.In a world view essay, your instructor will want you to explore your point of view as it compares to others.Western Civilization in general and the United States in particular have embarked on a hazardous journey of rejecting and replacing Christ with any number of mortal men and their ideas.Since ideas have consequences the 20th century has witnessed the consequences of these utopian schemes and ideas.It’s easy to get caught in an echo chamber of people who already share your opinions, but this doesn’t force you to challenge the way you think.Making an active effort to be friends with people with different political or religious beliefs will ensure that you don’t get stuck in an opinion bubble.For many college first-year students, life has (up until this point) been lived in one place with people of mostly similar backgrounds.Once in college, however, you will be exposed to a variety of viewpoints, opinions, cultures, and experiences that will be very different from your own.By engaging with diversity in all its forms, you will be able to see things from different angles and expand your perspective to better understand the full complexity of the world.Recognizing socioeconomic, racial, ethnic, sexual, religious, and political diversity are important to seeing the world through fresher, clearer, more well-informed eyes.