A book for Christians by Christians, this book looks at the elements that compose a Christian worldview. Focusing on academic areas of science and literature, as well subjects encountered in everyday life, such as music, films, and politics, this book threads through disparate subjects with to help readers learn to integrate faith, learning, and life. This book examines the six basic elements of any worldview: ideology, narrative, moral/aesthetic norms, rituals, experience and the social element, while the remaining chapters look at these same elements in a Christian worldview. Sidebars provide short biographical or historical sketches to supplement the chapter; review and discussion questions are given at the end of the chapter. 512 pages, softcover. High school & up.
The intriguing exploration of how our faith applies to every area of our lives. Each chapter is written by a different author who discusses how faith interacts with an academic discipline, everyday life issues, or cultural issue. It encourages you to think about and cement your own worldview according to God's truths.
Michael D. Palmer is the Dean of the School of Divinity at Regent University, Virginia Beach, Virginia. In addition to numerous scholarly articles, he has published two books: Elements of a Christian Worldview (1998) and Names, Reference, and Correctness in Plato’s Cratylus (1989). Palmer has extensive experience at teaching university-level courses in moral theory, social ethics, applied ethics, and philosophy of religion. He also has considerable experience conducting professional workshops and seminars for educators in subjects relating to religion and ethics.