Christian Worldview Vs. Secular Worldview
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Essay title: Christian Worldview Vs. Secular Worldview
CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW VS. SECULAR WORLDVIEW
Every system of thought, every worldview has a concept of God. This even applies to the atheist because whatever a philosophy or religion chooses as its foundation is its God. Our entire western civilization was built on Christian principles. Today there are many views of God and many views of the world. The majority of the worldviews can be summed up into two major worldviews: a Christian worldview and a secular humanist worldview.
Most people in America consider themselves to be Christians. But, the Christian worldview is declining and is under attack form what most call secular humanism. We must be very careful to define what we mean by humanism. By humanism we are not talking about humanitarianism. Humanitarianism means being kind to people. Secular humanists are atheists. To many this is a hard statement but let us look at what they believe. They reject any concept of a Creator in favor of evolution. They believe that in the universe there is nothing above and beyond the universe. Therefore man, as the highest form of evolution, is responsible to: create his own law and morality and to save himself. Man is the secular humanists' god.
The Christian God is personal. He thinks. He communicates with us and He loves us. God is absolutely righteous and holy. The God of the Bible is not some impersonal force, particle
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