Making sense of your world : a biblical world view / W. Gary Phillips, William E. Brown, John Stonestreet ; foreword by Norman Geisler.
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- ISBN: 9781879215511
- ISBN: 1879215519
- ISBN: 9781879215511
- Physical Description: xiii, 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
- Edition: 2nd ed.
- Publisher: Salem, Wis. : Sheffield Pub. Co., 2008.
|Bibliography, etc. Note:||
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Foreword / Norman Geisler -- When worldviews collide -- The world of worldviews -- Putting worldviews to the test -- The essentials of a biblical worldview -- Why a biblical worldview? -- What's wrong? The problem of evil and suffering -- Who's right? The problem of pluralism -- A view of and for the self -- A view of and for the family -- A view of and for the church -- A view of and for the world -- Appendix : Case studies for each chapter.
There is an extensive, and growing, body of evangelical literature on worldview, but in my view, this book remains unique. There are excellent books that compare worldviews (i.e. Jim Sire's The Universe Next Door), there are excellent books that contrast the Biblical worldview with other worldviews (i.e. David Noebel's Understanding the Times), and there are a few excellent books that help one construct a Biblical Worldview (i.e. Nancy Pearcey's Total Truth). What Making Sense of Your World offers is a basic, accessible introduction to Biblical Worldview that covers all of these aspects of worldview thinking. Part One compares the basic worldviews, Part Two contrasts (and seeks to defend) the Biblical Worldview with the others, and Part Three constructs a biblical worldview in four key areas. This book is an overview; the Christian thinker is invited to continue his or her study through the recommended readings at the end of each chapter--an ongoing task Paul labels the "renewing" of our minds (Romans 12:2). - The reviser, John Stonestreet.
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