Billy Graham, whose ministry began in the 1940s with citywide crusades, is often regarded as the elder statesman of modern American evangelicalism.
But one must go back to the 1740s and the preaching of Jonathan Edwards and George Whitefield to understand the beginnings of a movement that shook both America and Great Britain.
Christianity believes the Logos is transcendent to the world, but not immanent; the Logos is not subordinate, but equal with God; personal, not impersonal; reflected in all creation, especially in humanity."..unbeliever's war with the Word (that is to say, their war with Scripture and Christ) will lead them to be at war with the word--all human language and meaning.
Because they reject the transcendent Word of God, Jesus, who is the very Truth of God, they are led in the immanent domain to reject the idea of the word, meaning and logic as well." Gregory L.
In other words, one who says he believes with his whole heart that Jesus Christ is the Son of God “is thereby committed to much else besides,” says Orr. Specifically, a worldview contains a particular perspective regarding each of the following ten areas: theology, philosophy, ethics, biology, psychology, sociology, law, politics, economics and history.
Finally, some samples of evangelical scholarship that rely heavily on Postman’s work are reviewed. According to a Gallup survey, roughly 4 out of 10 Americans identify themselves as evangelical or born-again Christians (Tolson, 2003).
AUREL KOLNAI AND He recognized that Nazism was far more than a historical aberration caused by the defeat of Austria and Germany in World War I.
He identified much deeper roots grounded in a deep resentment against Christianity and God’s revelation in the Bible.
He entitled his series ) he meant that Christianity is more than a two-hour emotional experience on Sunday morning. The Christian, by the very fact that he or she is a Christian is committed to a “view of God, to a view of man, to a view of sin, to a view of redemption, to a view of the purpose of God in creation and history, to a view of human destiny.” Add these views together and they add up to a worldview.
Rather Christianity is a 24 hours a day relationship with God through Jesus Christ. Elsewhere I define worldview as any ideology, philosophy, theology, movement or religion that provides an overarching approach to understanding God, the world, man and man’s relations to God and the world.