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WCF.M1.L11 - World Christian Foundations Study Guide

Objectives: To be able to...
  • Describe the relationship between worldview and religion.
  • Give one example of how a worldview affects a scientific explanation.
  • State the essence of a worldview in one sentence.
  • Use the Bible as a source for a worldview.

  • Introduction
  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 40-41Lesson 11 Introduction

  • General
  • Loewen: The Bible in Cross-Cultural Perspective
  • 14b-17Worldviews
  • 37-39aThe Heavens and the Earth

  • Winter, ed: WCF Program: Ancient World Reader
  • 39-42Kurka: Comments on World View
  • 43-48DeCarvalho: Introduction to Worldview

  • What is the author’s worldview in the following reading?
  • Christian: Maps of Time
  • 505-511Appendix 2: Chaos and Order

  • O’Brien: Oxford Atlas of World History
  • 30-31The First Civilizations: China 1700-1050 BC
  • 50-51Peoples of Central Asia 6000-500 AD
  • 22-23From Hunting to Farming: Africa 10,000 BC- 500 AD
  • 26-27From Hunting to Farming: Australia and the Pacific 10,000 BC-1000 AD

  • Winter, ed: WCF Module One Study Guide and Lesson Overviews
  • 41-43Lesson 11 Review

  • Research
  •   Read 10 pages in an online journal.* Search for works on ‘worldview’. Write a paragraph reflecting on how selections helped achieve one or more of the stated objectives for this lesson. Keep this journal for all online and other research articles and discuss your insights with your mentor.

    *see instructions from your school for access to electronic databases

  • Optional
  • Mandryk: Operation World: The Definitive Prayer Guide for Every Nation 7th Edition
  • 408-417India
  • 433-434India: Manipur

  • Language
  • Hebrew Lessons
  •  Hebrew 11
Personal Response, Intellectual Journal, Notes

Reflection Questions
  • In your own words, explain the concept of worldview to an uninformed person in one sentence.

  • What is the relationship between one’s worldview and religion?

  • Explain how a scientist’s worldview may affect his scientific conclusions.

  • How would you describe the worldview found in the Bible?