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Biblical Worldview Analysis Moreland states that a person’s worldview contains two important features (Moreland, 2007). First, it includes the set of beliefs the person accepts such as; reality, God, value, knowledge and so on (Moreland, 2007). The naturalist theory of knowledge is that “in the dimension of describing and explaining the worlds, science is the measure of all things, of what is that it is , and of what is not that it is not” (Moreland, 2007, p. 41). This theory alone describes the Enlightenment Era in history, were scientists saw themselves as breaking new ground. According to their worldview, nature in the physical sense was all that there was. They believed in a God of sorts who intervened in world and human affairs. Moreland goes on to state that naturalism implies that the physical world is all there is; that knowledge occurs only or most ideally within the bounds of the senses and the methods of science; and that a good life is whatever you freely choose for yourself (Moreland, 2007). By comparison with naturalism, it becomes obvious that the only way is through Jesus Christ! Jesus stands at the center of world and its history, just as he predicted he would (Moreland, 2007).
EDUCATIONAL THINKERS 10 Moreland states that Postmodernism is both a historical, chronological notion and a philosophical ideology. Understood historically, postmodernism refers to a period of thought that follows and is a reaction to the period called modernity. Modernity is the period of European thought that developed out of the Renaissance and flourished in the Enlightenment (Moreland, 2007). Furthermore, Moreland goes on to point out that modernity represents a form of cultural relativism about such things as reality, truth, reason, value, linguistic meaning, the self, and other notions (Moreland, 2007). On a postmodernist view there is no such thing as objective reality, truth, value, reason, and so forth (Moreland, 2007). All these are social constructions, creations of linguistic practices and, as such, are relative not to individuals but to social groups that share a narrative (Moreland, 2007). Moreland believes that the postmodernism is a form of intellectual pacifism (Moreland, 2007). It is precisely as disciples of Christ that the pacifist way is simply not an option (Moreland, 2007). Moreland states that postmodernism is the ideology that undermines its own clams to allegiance. As a follower of the Lord Jesus, the postmodern option is a concession to our culture that goes too far, no matter how well intentioned it is (Moreland, 2007). Conclusion These two eras are so much alike yet so very different. For example, they both believe in naturalist and science approach in that they believe that science should be used
EDUCATIONAL THINKERS 11 to discover the truths about nature. However, in the Enlightenment Era they believed in a God of sorts. A greater being who intervenes in world and human affairs. Whereas, in the Modernity or Postmodern Era they did not believe in a God or a higher being at all, actually most of them were atheist.

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