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Christian Worldview

Christian Worldview: Final Study Review

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Cosgrove defines worldview as: "A set of assumptions of beliefs about reality that affect how we think and how we live."
Cosgrove uses what analogy to illustrate the definition of worldview? Puzzle pieces that we form together according to a box top.
According to Cosgrove's jigsaw puzzle analogy for worldview, the puzzle pieces represent: Beliefs
According to Cosgrove's jigsaw puzzle analogy for worldview, the box top represents: Worldview
Does the worldview fit the facts we can discover about the world? (What test?) Test of Evidence
Does every belief in the worldview agree with every other belief in the worldview? (What test?) Test of Logical Consistency
Is it possible to live the worldview in the world as we know it? (What test?) Test of Existential Repugnance
Does the worldview explain why there is the existence of personal beings in an impersonal universe? (What test?) Test of Human Nature
What is the makeup of the universe? Reality
How do we know anything with any degree of certainty? Knowledge
What is a human being? Human Nature
What is the meaning of suffering? Suffering
Why are human beings so unable to live up to their own standards? Human Problems
What is the meaning of our recognition and longing for what is true, beautiful, and perfect? Human Desire
What is the solution to human problems? Solution to Human Problems
Are human beings more valuable than animals? Human Value
What is the purpose of human life? Human Purpose
What is the meaning of human history? Meaning of Life
What is a human being? Human Nature
The two parts of the Bible are: The Old Testament & The New Testament
How many books are in the Old Testament? 39 Books
How many books are in the New Testament? 27 Books
According to 2 Timothy 3:16 all scripture is: Inspired by God (God breathed), Is useful for teaching and rebuking, Is useful for correcting and training in righteousness.
According to Genesis 1:1 God is: The Creator
According to Genesis 1:27 God created people: In his own image (likeness)
According to Romans 3:23 all people: Have sinned and fallen short of God's glory
According to Romans 6:23 the penalty for sin is: Death (Separation from God)
According to Luke 1:35 who is Jesus? The Son of God
According to John 14:6 what did Jesus claim about himself? He is the way, the truth, and the life - the only way to the Father.
According to Matthew 11:2-5 what did Jesus do? Blind see, lame walk, leprosy cured, death hear, dead are raised, Good News preached to the sinners.
According to Romans 5:8 how did God show his love for us? By sending Jesus to die for us while we were still sinners.
According to 1 John 2:2 Jesus' death on the cross paid for: The sins of the whole world.
According to John 11:25 what does Jesus say what will be the result of his resurrection from the dead? Anyone who believes in him will live, even if they die.
According to atheistic existentialism, the cause of human problems is based in: Not coming to terms with the absurdity of human existence.
The atheistic existentialist's belief on ethics is that: There is no ultimate guide.
Which of the following best describes "freak" personhood according to Cosgrove's overview of atheistic existentialism? Human beings have evolved too highly for the universe; reasoning and morality are not needed for life in the universe.
Wish would best describe how an atheistic existentialist would view suffering and death? There is no purpose to unavoidable suffering; life is suffering and death is absurd.
According to Cosgrove's evaluation, which is atheistic existentialism's primary solution to human problems? Coming to terms with life's absurdity and marking free choices.
Which worldviews would claim that everything is matter or energy? Naturalism, Secular Humanism, Atheistic Existentialist.
Which worldview's ethics would claim that there is no ultimate guide? Atheistic Existentialist
Which worldview would say that human problems are caused by genetics, psychological conditioning, and brain chemistry? Naturalism
Which worldview would claim that humans inherently have a higher and real value and purpose than all other animals? Secular Humanism
What worldview(s) says the universe is a closed system with no supernatural beings? Naturalism and Secular Humanism
What worldview says human problems are caused by natural or physical causes? Naturalism
What worldview says there is no overall story or meaning to daily events or to human history. Naturalism
What worldview says human beings are inherently good? Secular Humanism
What worldview says humans and animals have equal value? Naturalism
What worldview(s) says everything is matter or energy? Naturalism and Secular Humanism
What worldview says knowledge comes only from what we can learn using our sense? Naturalism
What worldview says human beings express a free will? Secular Humanism
What worldview says human problems are caused by inhibitions blocking potential? Secular Humanism
What worldview says the highest value for a human is to pass on his or her genes? Naturalism
What worldview says inner feelings and inclinations are valid sources of knowledge? Secular Humanism
What worldview says humans have a higher value and purpose than animals? Secular Humanism
What worldview says there is no purpose to suffering and so it should be avoided at all costs? Naturalism
What worldview says human problems can be solved by genetic engineering not emotions? Naturalism
What worldview(s) says all matter is determined by laws of cause and effect? Secular Humanism
What worldview says human beings are persons with freedom and self-consciousness? Secular Humanism
What worldview(s) says "Is=Ought"? Naturalism and Secular Humanism
What worldview says growth can result from suffering, but suffering is not recommended? Secular Humanism
What worldview says human problems are solved by unblocking personal potential? Secular Humanism
What worldview says desires are merely biological or psychological in nature? Naturalism
According to pantheism, the cause of human problems is based in: Self-perception
According to pantheism, human nature could be described as: "Atman is Brahman"
The pantheist's belief on knowledge is that: Knowledge comes from "unknowing", achieved through meditation.
Which of the following best describes reality for pantheism? Everything is god and the physical world is just an illusion.
Which would est describe how a pantheist would view suffering and death? Suffering is an illusion; death ends the physical illusion with reincarnation or nirvana.
What is pantheism's solution to human problems? Emptying of self through mediation.
which of the following is the best summary statement for pantheism? We are one; become one with the universe.
According to New Age, the cause of human problems is based in: Unawareness of spiritual consciousness
According to New Age, human nature could be described as: Highly evolved both physically and spiritually.
The New Age's belief on knowledge is that: We can learn both from physical senses and from our spiritual consciousness.
Which of the following best describes reality for New Age? A physical and spiritual reality where god is in all things as a spiritual force.
What is one example of how New Age would view suffering? Suffering comes from a lack of spiritual understanding an can be prevented by greater spiritual understanding.
What is New Age's solution to human problems? Greater spiritual understanding to release spiritual potential and power.
Which of the following is the best summary statement for New Age? Enter into cosmic consiousness and achieve spiritual potential.
Human beings have high value because: They are created in God's own image.
One of God's purposes for human beings is: To give them a full and happy life.
Another of God's purposes for human beings is: That they would love each other the way God loves them.
God's main purpose for human beings is: To bring Him glory in everything they do.
Bringing glory to God brings what to human beings? Knowing the way to fo in life, having a joyful relationship with God, and life forever.
What was the consequence for the first humans of disobeying God? They would die.
What are the consequences for all human beings because of Adam's sin? Sin and death spread to all humans beings.
Human beings can't ever be "good" enough because: They have a sin nature.
Because of their inherited sin nature human beings: Fall short of God's standard.
Romans 6:23 tells us: That cost of sin is death, but God gives the free gift of eternal life through Jesus Christ.
God allowed his people to sacrifice a lamb to temporarily pay for their sins. In God's plan, who was the perfect lamb? Jesus Christ
1 Peter 1:18-20 According to these verses, what did God do to pay the penalty for sin? He paid the penalty with the blood of the perfect lamb - Jesus Christ.
What does each person need to do in order to have eternal life? Believe in God's Son, Jesus, and in what He did for all humans.
Karma is the concept that my actions will either keep me in the cycle of birth and death or will free me to nirvana. True
The New Age worldview believes in absolute truth and absolute right and wrong, and it abides by a strict religious code of ethics. False
Pantheism is the guiding worldview behind the Star Wars series of films. True
Eastern Pantheism differs from Christianity in that it sees the world as an illusion while Christianity sees the world as real. True
Meditation is an element of both Eastern Pantheism and Christianity. In both, it is used as a way of thinking on nothing and emptying the mind. False
Pantheism sees the idea of a god as an abstract concept or an impersonal concept. True
Pantheism denies any spirituality. False
Naturalism, Secular Humanism and Atheistic Existentialism are similar to Eastern Pantheism in that they deny that any god exists. False
According to New Age, the human race is about to experience a shift in human nature - a "transformed humanity." True
Secular humanism and New Age agree in principle that a spiritual force exists and human potential is wrapped up in experiencing this spiritual force. False
Key to New Age is the experience of "cosmic consciousness," an altered state of consciousness and awareness of spiritual potential. True
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