The Postmodern Worldview And Its Popular Relativistic

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In this paper I will consider the postmodern worldview and its popular relativistic claims alongside of my theistic worldview where God almighty exist and as such, has revealed Himself to the world. For the postmodern worldview, the ideas and behaviors of man are more of a perception of what reality is and not an absolute. Phillips, Brown, and Stonestreet (2008) refer to postmodernism this way, “The focus of postmodernism is on how we perceive and how we describe what the world is” (p.53). Further, the postmodern interpretations of truth can be evaluated through the different communities, religions, and cultures where all are equally distinct and valid. In contrast, a theist roots their beliefs in the existence of God. “The most…show more content…
What do I believe to be true in with my theistic worldview and why do I believe it? Because of God’s revelation to and through His creation, I/we can see a purpose and a definitive plan for mankind. “History is ordained by God-there is a purpose and a goal for the course of human and natural events” (p.97). In essence God’s plan is for order and not chaos and His works are purposeful and through His accord. “For God is not a God of disorder but of peace-as in all the congregations of the Lord’s people” (1 Corinthians 14:33, New International Version). God’s nature and character are also revealed to mankind as is our duty to love one another. “Whoever does not love does not know God, because God is Love. This is how God showed his love among us: He sent his one and only Son in to the world that we might live through him. This is love: not that we loved God, but that he loved us and sent his Son as an atoning sacrifice for our sins”
(1 John 4:8-10, New International Version). God models the permanence love, a love that never fails or dies and is eternal. Love is significant to the Creator and thus must be applied and carried out by the created! God has also impressed on hearts a moral order and demonstrates His sovereignty, goodness, and faithfulness to His creation. I believe, trust, and walk in this truth of God’s

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