Health Care Provider And Faith Diversity

1530 WordsMay 16, 20167 Pages
Health Care Provider and Faith Diversity In health care, health care professionals come in contact with various religions, cultures, beliefs, and worldviews. Although many of the world views may differ, faith in a higher power remains the same. Furthermore, being able to compare two prevalent cultures such as Christianity and Buddhism, shows that faith is prevent along with the rituals that go along with them. However, for many, taking care of someone with a different religious preference can be difficult at times, the basic underlying concepts of health, healing, and kindness remain the same. This paper will address the different worldview questions, compare the different beliefs, spiritual perspectives, critical components, important factors, and what research has shown in regards to the comparison and contrast of Christianity and Buddhism. Address Several of the Worldview Questions There are seven worldview questions that help society decide concepts of what is real, weather it may be a conscious or subconscious decision. These questions are: What is prime reality? What is the nature of the world around us? What is a human being? What happens to a person at death? Why is it possible to know anything at all? How do we know what is right or wrong? What is the meaning of human history? (Worldview Matters, n.d.). In Christianity prime reality is defined as God, the “Gods”, the Holy Spirit, or the cosmos. The nature of external reality is how humans see the world, how it was
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