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Version 15.1CWV-101Christian WorldviewCourse Syllabus
page of 123Credit Hours4.0Duration49 DaysTypeCredit BasedCourse CodeCWV-101 v:15.1Christian WorldviewCourse DescriptionA worldview acts like glasses through which one views the world. In this course, students explore the big questions thatmake up a worldview, questions like “Why are we here?” and “What is my purpose?” Students examine how Christiansanswer these questions and work on exploring their own worldviews, as well as learning how worldview influences one’sperceptions, decision making, and everyday life.Pre-RequisitesNoneCo-RequisitesNoneCWV-101Course MaterialsCThe Beginning of Wisdom: An Introduction to Christian Thought and LifeDescription:Grand Canyon University. (Ed.). (2015). (2ndThe beginning of wisdom: An introduction to Christian thought and lifeed.).CWV Welcome MessageDescription:Watch Dr. Jason Hiles, Dean of the College of Theology, in a welcome message to all Christian Worldview students:"CWV Welcome Message."
page of 2231. 2. 3. The BibleDescription:This course requires the use of a Bible. Students should use one of the following versions: the English Standard Version(ESV), the New International Version (NIV), or the New American Standard Bible (NASB). Each of these versions isavailable in print and also for free at .Students might also find it helpful to choose a study Bible such as the or the NIV Life Application Study BibleESV Studyin order to take advantage of additional information.BibleBible BasicsDescription:If you are unfamiliar with the Bible or need a refresher, please review the "Bible Basics" PowerPoint.Resources to Be Used in CWV Writing AssignmentsDescription:Acceptable resources for assignments (in addition to the textbook, overview, and Bible) are the following:GCU Library sources (books, peer-reviewed journals, encyclopedias)Published books (not self-published)Students must follow the guidelines for reference page and in-text citations from the GCU Style Guide found in theStudent Success Center.Topic 1: Understanding WorldviewTDescriptionObjectives:Define the concept of worldview and its utility and value.Evaluate basic worldview families prominent in Western cultures (atheism, pantheism, theism) andthe sources of knowledge that each emphasizes.Reflect on one's personal commitments with respect to basic worldview components in comparisonto one's understanding of Christianity.Study MaterialsSCWV-101 Topic 1 OverviewDescription:Read Topic 1 Overview.The Beginning of Wisdom: An Introduction to Christian Thought and LifeDescription:
page of 3231. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. Read the Introduction and Chapters 1 and 2 in .The Beginning of Wisdom: An Introduction to Christian Thought and LifeCWV Welcome MessageDescription:Watch Dr. Jason Hiles, Dean of the College of Theology, in a welcome message to all Christian Worldview students:"CWV Welcome Message."Topic 1 Discussion Question Film ResourceDescription:In preparation for Topic 1 DQ 2, watch one of the following movies in order to share your observations. Further prepare