What Do Other Worldviews Believe?
by Rob Lundberg
One of the best ways to help you understand the beliefs of others is by approaching a conversation with a worldview mindset. There are four core questions for evaluating a worldview (origin, meaning, morality and destiny). However this post is going to summarize the basic beliefs of seven major world views that are presented in books by Norman Geisler and fellow cowriters.
What are these world views? We will be looking briefly at the world views of theism, deism, finite godism, atheism, pantheism, panentheism, and polytheism. While finite godism and panentheism are not popular, these two world views do still linger covertly among philosophers and readers of the respective books by adherents of these two world views.
Let’s look at these world views, bearing mind that each worldview has its own defining characteristic and that these characteristics are embraced by various movements and religions…