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Natalie Sorto
Essay Question 1: Biblical Worldview
Professor Stroh

As we know, everyone has his or her own worldview. Take a peek into mine as I talk about human identity, natural world, human relationships, and civilization. After reading Genesis 1-11 we’ve seen how God has worked with those four major concepts, and how He has shaped our world today.
In Genesis 3:11-12 (Then He asked, “Who told you that you were naked? Did you eat from the tree that I commanded you not to eat from?” Then the man replied, “The woman You gave to be with me-she gave me some fruit from the tree, and I ate it.”) Before eating from the tree neither Adam nor Eve knew that they were naked, nor did they care. From my worldview, this is when God put human identity into play. By man not obeying God, we suddenly felt insecure about having our bodies covered, causing Adam to hide when he heard God call for him. Even when they disobeyed God, he turned around and sewed clothes for them; I believe God created human identity to prove that even when we disobey God, He won’t turn his back on us and he’ll continue to provide for us even when we don’t deserve it.
From reading the Theology of Work Project I became more familiar with the natural world and coming to realize that, “The book of Genesis is the foundation for the theology of work” says Theology of Work Project. What I mean by this is that before taking this class, yes I was a believer but I hadn’t read much into the Bible. From reading this commentary I now see the book of Genesis completely different. Before I just know that it explained how we came to be, and well, I just believed it. While I was reading I came across something that hit me like a train and I was just in awe, it says, (“Laboring in God’s image, we work in creation, on creation, with creation and-if we work as God’s intends-for creation.”) After reading…...

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