Christian Worldview Essay Paper

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Christian Worldview Paper – Second Draft
Christine Reiter
CWV 101 – Christian World View
11/25/2012
Dr. Jim Uhley
My Worldview

My worldview is formed by my relationships, challenges and choices I have made, environmental surroundings and my family influence, all which have impressed on me my views of the world.
According to Merriam-Webster’s Learners Dictionary, the definition of “Worldview” is “The way someone thinks about the world”. Although this simple phrase seems to the point, it is so very vague. It can mean the scientific, spiritual, and cultural worldviews, and so much more. My worldview is formed by my relationships, challenges, and choices I have made, my environmental surrounding and my family influence. I like to
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This is a choice a husband and a wife choose together and this is between God and them, not the Church”.
From that day on I looked at the church differently. One of the other views I differ with the Church on is cremation. Probably gained a little from my mother’s attitude, I have always made it known I want to be cremated because I do not want my body to waste in the ground. “Ashes to ashes, dust to dust.” I also believe in Reincarnation. Again, not something the church is hip on. Heaven- well that is something else I am up in the air about. All these items make me think that I more closely align with the Secular Humanist, or even Agnostic rather than Christian worldviews. When it comes to human interaction, and living within the moral compass taught by the Bible and my family, I think I have an essentially Christian worldview. The needy are just that- they need help providing necessities they couldn’t provide themselves. My family has been there, as most families have. When I was unable to work after becoming pregnant with my first child, we couldn’t make our mortgage payment or car payment, and the bills kept piling up. We had family to assist somewhat but they could only stretch their funds so far. We prayed and our family prayed for us as well. By opening up myself to others in shared situations, I connected with a friend who got me in touch with someone who could help my situation. We made it through and over the years have come to prosper. “Do unto others as

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