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Glossary of Bible Final 2

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What is a Worldview?
a presupposition about the makeup of our world that allows us to develop value systems and answer the basic questions of life.
What are the seven basic worldviews questions?
*Why is there something rather than nothing?
*What is the Prime Reality?
*How can we really know anything at all?
*How do you explain human nature?
*How do you determine what is right and wrong?
*What is the meaning of history?
*What happens to a person at death?
What is theistic belief?
Prime Reality is an infinite and personal God who is both transcendant and immanent. All that is not God is His original creation.
What is the Naturalistic belif?
Prime Reality is the universe. The cosmos is all there is and all there is ever going to be.
What is the Pantheistic belief?
Prime Reality is Brahman, the divine oneness that unifies everything.
What do Monotheists believe about God, transcendance, and immanence? What are some examples of these religions?
*God is immenant and transcendant

*Christianity, Judaism and Islam
What do Pantheists believe about God, transcendance, and immanence? What are some examples of these religions?
*God is everything; transcendant and immanent

*Buddhism, Taoism, Hinduism
What do Naturalists believe about God, transcendance, and immanence? What are some examples of these beliefs?
*The universe is everything; God is neither immanent nor transcendant

*Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Darwin, and Bertand Russel
Karl Marx was a Naturalist that believed in what?
Economic Atheism-we are motivated by material
Sigmund Freud was a Naturalist who believed in what?
Psychological Atheism-Religion is just an illusion

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