Worldviews

Your WORLDVIEW is the perspective from which you understand and interpret the world. Each person has his/her own, but there are some general categories as well. A better grasp of worldviews will enable you to better connect with, empathize and relate to others who hold different worldviews from your own. We will add to our resources here over time. Don't see an item you think should be here? If so, contact us here.

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This treasure offers a range of inspiring and penetrating stories about the interreligious encounters of outstanding community leaders, scholars, public intellectuals, and activists from the United States, Europe, and the Middle East. Inspirational, compelling and challenging.
Questions of existence, value and purpose lie at the heart of the major worldviews. But, as author Abdu Murray points out, the central question often differs depending upon whether the person asking ascribes to secular humanism, pantheism or theism. A poignant analysis.
While designed as a textbook, this book offers a clear and well-presented overview of the major world religions, emerging religious movements, and what may develop as we move on in the 21st century.
Is it possible to embrace both evolution and monotheistic faith? If so, how? Are faith and science inherently diametric in their relationship, or do they complement one another. Bringing together a wide and impressive range of contributors, this book dives deep into such questions.
Standing as the definitive classic surveying the world's predominant faiths, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam, as well as regional native traditions, this book offers a sympathetic perspective, helping readers "get on the inside" of each.
How does orthodox Christianity differ from other faiths? In a straightforward, noncritical comparison, Author Fritz Ridenour explores the basic tenets of twenty worldviews, religions, and faiths.
THE standard bearer in the field, for a clear, The Universe Next Door is both a readable introduction to worldviews and helps the reader better understand the similarities and differences of each. This 5th edition proves itself an indispensable resource for anyone seeking reconcilliation.
Author James Anderson takes the "explorer" on an interactive journey of discovery in a "choose your own adventure" format. The goal? Helping you understand and evaluate the options when it comes to identifying your own worldview.
Since the original of The Universe Next Door was published in 1976, and even since its most recent revision, much ground has shifted in our understanding of worldviews. As such, author James Sire has sought, through this book, to go deeper by constructing a clearer framework.
An interactive online chart comparing the perspectives of Biblical Christianity, Islam, Secular Humanism, Marxist-Leninism, Cosmic Humanism and Postmodernism in a range of disciplines and aspects of life. A very useful tool!