A look at religious worldviews
BY JENNIFER PREYSS - JLPREYSS@VICAD.COM
Sept. 9, 2011 at 4:09 a.m.
Whether you're a God-fearing Protestant, or reject the idea of God completely, everyone has a religious worldview, or an understanding about the fundamental order and makeup of the universe. The chart below examines eight worldviews that exist in a worldwide pluralistic society, with questions about a person's perceived consciousness of thought, God, and the creation and operation of the universe. Not everyone will find their religion fits neatly into a category, and there may be unmentioned subgroups extended beyond the primary groups. Yet the primary groups are among the academically accepted worldviews studied in religious and philosophical forums around the world. Which one are you?