short questions-

Please type your answers below each question, except for the two matching questions.

List three analogies for worldview used in Chapter 1 of the textbook.

List the various definitions and descriptions of worldview found in the textbook and lecture.

Match the following worldview terms – Atheism, Pantheism, Theism, and Deism – with the correct description below.

Belief in a personal and relational God who created and sustains all that exists:

Belief in a God who created all things but is not relational or involved in the world:

Belief that “all is god” and a strong sense of spiritualism but not in a personal God:

Belief based only on the natural or physical realm with no spiritual or supernatural:


According to Chapter 1 in the textbook and Lecture 1, which worldview families use both faith and reason?

What kind of person does James 1:26 speak about?

Summarize Proverbs 8:10-11.

What is the difference between private and shared worldviews?

Briefly describe the three worldview tests.

Match the following worldview elements – Ultimate Reality, Nature of the Universe, Human Nature, Knowledge, Ethics, and Purpose – with the correct question below:

Is there absolute truth?

Is there a God?

How do we know right from wrong?

Is there a spiritual part to the universe?

Does life have meaning?

Are humans merely higher orders of mammals?

When discussing worldviews, what is the difference between an open system and a closed system?