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What is a worldview? A worldview comprises one's collection of presuppositions, convictions, and values from which a person tries to understand and make sense out of the world and life. Every worldview starts with presuppositions, that is, beliefs that one presumes to be true without supporting independent evidence from other sources or systems.
Presuppositions vastly affect our interpretation of evidence. The problem (for the secular scientist) is that science itself is based on Christian presuppositions. Science is possible because God upholds the universe in a logical, orderly way and because God made our minds able to think and reason logically.
Science won’t convince; science won’t save. What is more important is for people to realize that they already have a source of truth that they trust for their presuppositions—and for some, it’s the wrong source. We want others to see that there’s no better source than the eyewitness account of the Creator of the Universe.
Both creationists and evolutionists approach observational science—such as the laws of physics or the laws governing genetic inheritance—very similarly. However, when it comes to how the laws of physics and genetic inheritance came into existence in the past, the presuppositions of the scientists govern their interpretations and conclusions.
Creationist scientists Drs. Tomkins and Bergman came up with an overall DNA similarity between humans and chimps of around 81%—quite a difference!
News to Know covered many topics in 2014, but, really, there’s nothing new under the sun when it comes to countering evolutionist claims.
Literary theorist and prominent public intellectual Stanley Fish is a self-described “antifoundationalist”—someone who believes that truth is relative to one’s “interpretive community.”PDF Download
A number of Christians, along with their worldly counterparts, seem more than happy to live with cognitive dissonance.
As evidence of the growing “popularity” of Answers Research Journal (ARJ), the June 2008 issue of The Journal of Young Investigators (JYI) featured an article on ARJ entitled “Science for Christians.”
In an attempt to discredit the Bible, New Scientist tells us that God’s Word is full of errors. The question is: how did the article pass editorial review?
It appears free will is an illusion, report researchers this week in Nature Neuroscience.
Might a new scientific find be so “shocking” to scientists because it goes against the predictions of evolutionary history?
Presuppositions are things you take for granted: like your own existence, the reliability of your memory, your continued personal identity, moral laws, laws of logic, induction, and many others.
Researchers discover a mammal, similar to a flying squirrel, that evolved "too soon."
What is a worldview? A worldview comprises one's collection of presuppositions, convictions and values from which a person tries to understand and make sense out of the world and life.
Monbiot’s article was filled with the usual ill-informed and insulting invective against Christian things that some of us have come to expect from the "Guardian" newspaper.
‘Facts’ by themselves are essentially meaningless—they all need to be interpreted within a particular philosophical framework.
One of the ways scientists work is to build models, based upon their presuppositions concerning the past, to explain (interpret) the evidence of the present.
Most of us are familiar to some degree with Leonardo da Vinci the artist and his famous paintings such as the Mona Lisa and The Last Supper.
In order to understand what really happened, we need to view these animals through “Biblical glasses.”
Chris and Lucy entered a building looking for Manuel.
Under the heading ‘Opinion’ in the London Daily Telegraph (DT), Dr H. Cronin voiced her admiration for Darwin while castigating young-earth creationism as a fringe fad.’
Most people committed to an idea often fail to see the difference between the observations and the interpretations they make of those observations.
This series of articles is designed to overcome the problem many people have when they study or read biology.