Christian Worldview Essay Paper

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Christian Worldview Paper – Second Draft
Christine Reiter
CWV 101 – Christian World View
11/25/2012
Dr. Jim Uhley
My Worldview

My worldview is formed by my relationships, challenges and choices I have made, environmental surroundings and my family influence, all which have impressed on me my views of the world.
According to Merriam-Webster’s Learners Dictionary, the definition of “Worldview” is “The way someone thinks about the world”. Although this simple phrase seems to the point, it is so very vague. It can mean the scientific, spiritual, and cultural worldviews, and so much more. My worldview is formed by my relationships, challenges, and choices I have made, my environmental surrounding and my family influence. I like to
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In that sense my worldview is very Christian. The Secular Humanist comes in when it comes to the idea of organized religion. I dislike the pressure organized religion puts on people to attend church and tithe to the Church to keep it “alive”. I merely see it as someone playing the “middle man” to gain wealth by way of God. I speak to God in my own way- I thank him daily each time I walk outside and see the children I was able to birth, healthy and happy, enjoying nature because He created it.
One of the most recent events that has helped change and evolve my worldview was bringing children into the world. This was something I had always thought of and unfortunately pregnancy was not easy for me. I lost many in the task of birthing two, who were strong but had a hard road from the minute they were born. Being Catholic denomination, we are not to use birth control or “lesson the fruits of my husband loins”. The two children that lived and grew were all my body could handle. The medications I had to take during pregnancy wasted me away before my family’s eyes. Another child could have killed me. Because of this, my husband decided to have a vasectomy procedure to make sure that we didn’t have any more children so he wasn’t left to raise them alone. The priest of our church was not happy with this at all. He lectured us about this and made us feel like we were doing something horrible. I spoke to him
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