Tag: Christian worldview


Man was not made for Time, but time for man?


Understanding Worldview (2) What can you spend, save and waste? I asked my students this question and the answer is about 50/50--money and time. You'd expect people to say money, because that's the right answer.  In what way is time anything like money?   They are not alike at all, but we...

Understanding Worldview


Two books changed everything for me. In the late 80s I read A Transforming Vision by Brian Walsh and Richard Middleton and Leslie Newbigin's Foolishness to the Greeks. These books opened up to me the idea that my thinking wasn't free; I looked at the world through glasses tinted by...

A God Shaped Hole?


I admit that I wince every time I hear this phrase, but there is something here to think about it. Everybody asks big questions at some time or another. Questions like "Who am I?" "Why am I here?" "Why is there suffering and death?" "Why bother?" Asking big questions is...

A Christian Worldview?


The term "Christian worldview" is often used, but not always understood. Too often, people think that if you simply believe the Bible, oppose abortion and avoid R-rated movies you have a Christian worldview.  OK, this is a bit of a caricature, but my point is, Christians often have a far too superficial understanding of worldview.  Even Nancy Pearcy's...