9780825424342

Foundations of Christian Thought

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  • ISBN13:

    9780825424342

  • ISBN10:

    0825424348

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-07-31
  • Publisher: Kregel Academic & Professional

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Summary

Written by a veteran Christian educator, this readable book describes the relationship between the Christian faith and the world of learning by looking at the five modern worldviews competing with Christian theism.

Author Biography

Mark P. Cosgrove (Ph.D., Purdue University) is a professor and chairman of the psychology department at Taylor University

Table of Contents

Preface 9(4)
Part 1: The Concept of Worldview
Introduction: Developing a Christian Mind
13(62)
1. What Is a Worldview?
19(9)
2. Worldview Beliefs and Persons
28(7)
3. Faith: The Foundation for Learning
35(8)
4. Learning: The Partner of Faith
43(11)
5. Integration of Faith and Learning
54(10)
6. Testing Worldviews
64(11)
Part 2: Worldviews in Conflict
Introduction: Modernism and Postmodernism
75(41)
7. Naturalism: Biological Machines
85(13)
8. Secular Humanism: A "Street" Version of Naturalism
98(9)
9. Atheistic Existentialism: "Freak" Persons
107(9)
10. Pantheism: Spirit Nonpersons
116(11)
11. The New Age Movement: A "Street" Version of Pantheism
127(7)
12. Christian Theism: Personhood Explained
134(17)
Part 3: The Christian Worldview
Introduction: Christianity Meets Life
151(5)
13. The Evidence for Christian Theism
156(11)
14. A Christian View of Suffering
167(8)
15. Living the Christian Worldview in the World
175(8)
For Further Reading 183(6)
Index 189

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