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Personal Worldview Inventory Elizabeth Benni
Grand Canyon University: HTL310 Spirituality in Nursing
November 1, 2015

Spirituality can be defined in many ways. Spirituality is a common human experience that affects each and every one of us. It is looking for something more than what can be found in the physical world. It is a personal relationship a person has with God. Spirituality is usually a concept that was considered when people formed their worldviews.
In the modern Western worldview we can look at dualism as an example. Dualism as the word suggests refers to two parts. In this perspective “good and evil are two independent entities locked in eternal conflict” (Shelly and Miller, 2006). It shows us contrasting concepts paired together: sweet-sour, yin-yang etc. Many medieval scholars interpreted this worldview by saying that the “good” would be heaven and the “evil” was earth. They had put more emphasis onto the supernatural side of the matter. Scientism
Another worldview would be scientism which practically disregards all spirituality. In this worldview everything can be explained by empirical science (Shelly, 2006). This completely contradicts with the postmodern worldview which many people argue is our current worldview. In this viewpoint there is “an increasing recognition that science cannot give meaning to life”. The world is what we see and how we describe it to be.
My Personal Worldview
I disagree with all of the mentioned views above because my personal worldview is the Christian worldview. To understand worldview there are many things that should be known beforehand. Such as prime reality which for Christians, is God who made the universe and everything in it (Shelly, 2006). Another aspect that plays into worldview is the nature of the world around us.…...

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