A Worldview Bibliography

Dr. David K. Naugle

Dr. David K. Naugle is chair and professor of Philosophy at Dallas Baptist University. He earned a Th.D. in systematic theology, and a Ph.D. in humanities with concentrations in philosophy and English literature. He is also the director of the Paideia College Society (formerly Pew College Society) the goal of which is the transformation of students, the reformation of the Church and the renewal of the various aspects of cultural life.

Dr. Naugle serves as a Fellow for the Wilberforce Forum, the Christian worldview think tank sponsored by Prison Fellowship in Washington, D. C. He serves as an associate editor of Findings, a quarterly journal produced by the Wilberforce Forum on worldview issues. He is also the editor of The Worldview Church E-Newsletter published by the Wilberforce Forum as an information source designed to encourage Church leaders to implement a Christian worldview in their congregations. Dr. Naugle is the author of Worldview: The History of a Concept(Eerdmans 2002), selected by Christianity Today magazine as the 2003 book of the year in the theology and ethics category. Prior to his post at DBU, Dr. Naugle was an adjunct professor of religion at the University of Texas at Arlington from 1980-1988.



Section 1: Christian Worldview

Section 2: Worldview, Theology and Biblical Studies

Section 3: Worldview, Missions, and Evangelism

Section 4: Worldview and Philosophy

Section 5: Worldview and Natural Science

Section 6: Worldview, Anthropology and Folklore

Section 7: Worldview and Psychology

Section 8: Worldview and Sociology

Section 9: Worldview and Education

Section 10: Worldview of Particular Thinkers, Groups, and Eras

Section 11: Miscellaneous Books, Chapters in Books, and Articles

Section 12: Theses and Dissertations

Section 13: German Sources


I. Christian Worldview


Baldwin, J. F. The Deadliest Monster: A Christian Introduction to Worldviews. Eagle Creek, Oregon: Coffee House Ink, 1998.


Barcus, Nancy. Developing a Christian Mind. Downers Grove: InterVarsity Press, 1977.


Blamires, Harry. Recovering the Christian Mind: Meeting the Challenge of Secularism. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1988.


Blamires, Harry. The Christian Mind: How Should a Christian Think. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Servant Books, 1978.


Blamires, Harry. The Post Christian Mind: Exposing Its Destructive Agenda. Foreword by J. I. Packer. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Servant Publications, Vine Books, 1999.


Borthwick, Paul. Six Dangerous Questions to Transform Your View of the World. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1996.


Bratt, James D., ed. Abraham Kuyper: A Centennial Reader. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998.


Clark, Gordon H. A Christian View of Men and Things: An Introduction to Philosophy. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1951. Reprint, Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1981.


Clark, Gregory A. “The Nature of Conversion: How the Rhetoric of Worldview Phi­losophy Can Betray Evangelicals.” In The Nature of Confession: Evangeli­cals and Postliberals in Conversation, ed. Timothy R. Phillips and Dennis L. Okholm, 201-18. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1996.


Colson, Charles W. and Nancy Pearcy, How Now Shall We Live? Wheaton, Illinois: Tyndale House, 1999.


Cook, Stuart. Universe Lost: Reclaiming a Christian World View. Joplin, Missouri: College Press, 1992.


Counelis, James Steve. “Relevance and the Orthodox Christian Theological Enterprise: A Symbolic Paradigm on Weltanschauung.” The Greek Orthodox Theological Review 18 (Spring-Fall 1973): 35-46.


Cunningham, Lawrence S. The Catholic Faith: An Introduction. New York: Paulist Press, 1987. See chapter seven on the Catholic worldview.


Dooyeweerd, Herman. A New Critique of Theoretical Thought Translated by David H. Freeman, William S. Young, and H. De Jongste, 4 vols. Jordon Station, Canada: Paideia Press Ltd., 1984. Volume 1 contains Dooyeweerd’s reflections on worldview.


Frey, Bradshaw, et. al. All of Life Redeemed: Biblical Insight for Daily Obedience. Jordon Station, Ontario: Paideia Press, 1983.


Frey, Bradshaw, et. al. At Work and Play: Biblical Insight for Daily Obedience. Foreword by Anthony Compolo, Jordon Station, Ontario: Paideia Press, 1986.


Garber, Steven. The Fabric of Faithfulness: Weaving Together Belief and Behavior During the University Years. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1996.


Geisler, Norman L. and William D. Watkins. Worlds Apart: A Handbook on World Views. 2nd edition. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1989


Gill, David W. The Opening of the Christian Mind: Taking Every Thought Captive to Christ. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1989.


Hart, Hendrik. Understanding Our World: An Integral Ontology. Christian Studies Today. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1984.


Henry, Carl F. H. “Fortunes of the Christian World View.” Trinity Journal, n.s., 19 (1998): 163-176.


Heslam, Peter S. Creating a Christian Worldview: Abraham Kuyper’s Lectures on Calvinism. Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1998.


Hoffecker, W. Andrew , ed. and Gary Scott Smith, assoc. ed. Building a Christian Worldview: God, Man, and Knowledge, vol. 1; The Universe, Society, and Ethics, vol. 2. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed, 1986 and 1988.


Holmes, Arthur F. All Truth is God’s Truth. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1977.


Holmes, Arthur F. “Confessions of a College Teacher.” In God and the Philosophers: The Reconciliation of Faith and Reason, ed. Thomas V. Morris, 182-88. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.


Holmes, Arthur. Contours of a World View. Studies in a Christian World View, ed. Carl F. H. Henry. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1983.


Holmes, Arthur F. Faith Seeks Understanding. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Pub­lishing Company, 1971.


Jordon, James B. Through New Eyes: Developing a Biblical View of the the World. Brentwood, Tennessee: Wolgemuth and Hyatt, Publishers, Inc., 1988.


Klapwijk, Jacob. “On Worldviews and Philosophy,” In Stained Glass: Worldviews and Social Science. Christian Studies Today, edited by Paul A. Marshall, Sander Griffioen, and Richard J. Mouw, 41-55. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989.


Kraft, Charles H. Christianity with Power: Your Worldview and Your Experience of the Supernatural. Ann Arbor, Michigan: Servant Publications, Vine Books, 1989.


Kuyper, Abraham. Lectures on Calvinism: Six Lectures Delivered at Princeton University Under Auspices of the L. P. Stone Foundation. 1931. Reprint, Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 1994.


Lugo, Luis E. Religion, Pluralism, and Public Life: Abraham Kuyper’s Legacy for the Twenty-First Century. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 2000.


McIntyre, C. T. “Herman Dooyeweerd in North America.” In Reformed Theology in America: A History of Its Modern Development, ed. David F. Wells, 172-85. Grand Rapids: Michigan William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1985.


Middleton, J. Richard, and Brian Walsh. Truth is Stranger Than It Used to Be: Bibli­cal Faith in a Postmodern Age. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1995.


Nash, Ronald H. Worldviews in Conflict: Choosing Christianity in a World of Ideas. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1992.


Newport, John P. Life’s Ultimate Questions: A Contemporary Philosophy of Religion. Dallas, Texas: Word, 1989.


Newport, John P. The New Age Movement and the Biblical Worldview: Conflict and Dialogue. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans, 1998.


Niebuhr, H. Richard. Christ and Culture. New York: Harper & Row, 1951.


Noebel, David A. Understanding The Times: The Story Of The Biblical Christian, Marxist/Leninist, And Secular Humanist Worldviews. Manitou Springs, Colorado: Summit Press, 1991.


Olasky, Marvin. Whirled Views: Tracking Today’s Culture Storms. Crossway, 1997.


Olthius, James H. “On Worldviews.” In Stained Glass: Worldviews and Social Sci­ence, ed. Paul A. Marshall, Sander Griffioen, Richard Mouw. Christian Studies Today, 26-40. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1989.


Orr, James. The Christian View of God and the World as Centering in the Incarna­tion. New York: Scribner, 1887. Reprint, with a foreword by Vernon C. Grounds, Grand Rapids, MI: Kregel Publications, 1989.


Packer, J. I. “On From Orr: Cultural Crisis, Rational Realism and Incarnational Ontology.” In Reclaiming the Great Tradition: Evangelicals, Catholics and Orthodox In Dialogue, edited by James S. Cutsinger, 155-176. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity Press, 1997. On Orr’s worldview contribution and other things.


Palmer, Michael D., compiler and editor. Elements of a Christian Worldview. Foreword Russell P. Spittler. Springfield, Missouri: Logion Press, 1998.


 Schaeffer, Francis A. The Complete Works of Francis A. Schaeffer: A Christian Worldview. 2d ed. 5 vols. Wheaton, Illinois: Crossway Books, 1982. These five volumes deal respectively with (1) a Christian view of philosophy, (2) a Christian view of the Bible as truth, (3) a Christian view of spirituality, (4) a Christian view of the church, and (5) a Christian view of the West.


Schlossberg, Herbert and Marvin Olasky. Turning Point: A Christian Worldview Declaration. Turning Point Christian Worldview Series, ed. Marvin Olasky. Wheaton, Illinois: Goodnews Publishers, Crossway Books, 1987. See the other volumes in this series on the media, the poor and oppressed, politics, economics, film, popular culture, international politics, population, childbearing, literature, the arts, Christian education.


Schmemann, Alexander. For the Life of the World: Sacraments and Orthodoxy. Crestwood, NY: St. Vladimir’s Theological Seminary Press, 1973. Outstanding treatment of the Orthodox worldview.


Sire, James W. The Universe Next Door: A Basic Worldview Catalog, 3d ed. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1997. Previous editions were published in 1976 and 1988.


Smart, Ninian. Worldviews: Crosscultural Explorations of Human Beliefs, 2d ed. En­glewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice-Hall, 1995.


Snyder, Howard A. EarthCurrents: The Struggle for the World’s Soul. Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1995.


Sproul, R. C. Lifeviews: Making a Christian Impact on Culture and Society. Old Tappan, New Jersey: Fleming H. Revell, Power Books, 1986.


Van Til, Henry R. The Calvinistic Concept of Culture. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Book House, 1959.


Veith, Gene E. Modern Fascism: Liquidating the Judeo-Christian Worldview. St. Louis: Concordia, 1993.


Walsh, Brian J., and J. Richard Middleton. The Transforming Vision: Shaping a Christian Worldview. Foreword by Nicholas Wolterstorff. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1984.


Weaver, Richard M. Ideas Have Consequences. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1948.


 Wolters, Albert M. “Dutch Neo-Calvinism: Worldview, Philosophy and Rationality.” In Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition. Christian Studies Today, edited by Hendrik Hart, Johan Van Der Hoeven, Nicholas Wolterstorff, 113-131. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1983.


Wolters, Albert M. “On the Idea of Worldview and Its Relation to Philosophy.” In Stained Glass: Worldviews and Social Science. Christian Studies Today, edited by Paul A. Marshall, Sander Griffioen, and Richard J. Mouw, 14-25. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1989.


Wolters, Albert M. “The Intellectual Milieu of Herman Dooyeweerd.” In The Legacy of Herman Dooyeweerd: Reflections on Critical Philosophy in the Christian Tradition. Edited by C. T. McIntire, 4-10. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1985.


 Wolters, Albert M.. “‘Weltanschauung’ in the History of Ideas: Preliminary Notes.” TMs (photocopy), n.d.


Wolters, Albert. Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1985.


Wolterstorff, Nicholas. Reason within the Bounds of Religion, 2d ed. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1984.


Wright, N. T. The New Testament and the People of God. Vol. 1. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Fortress Press, 1992. See the lengthy discussion on ‘worldview’ in part two describing “Tools for the Task.”


II. Worldview, Theology, and Biblical Studies


 Barré, Michael L. “‘Fear of God’ and the World View of Wisdom.” Biblical Theology Bulletin 11 (April 1981): 41-43.


Blewett, George John. The Christian View of the World. Nathaniel William Taylor Lectures for 1910-1911, delivered before the Divinity School of Yale University. New Haven: Yale University Press, 1912. Liberal.


Brakenhielm, Carl Reinhold. “Constructive Theology and the Study of Popular Life-Philosophies.” Studia Theologica 44 (1990): 107-121.


Deist, Ferdinand E. “Genesis 1: 1—2: 4a: World Picture and World View.” Scriptura 22 (1987): 1-17.


DeSilva, David A. “The Meaning of the New Testament and the Skandalon of World Constructions.” Evangelical Quarterly 64 (January 1992): 3-21.


Doran, Robert. Birth of a Worldview: Early Christianity in its Jewish and Pagan Context. Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1995.


Gnuse, Robert. Heilsgeschichte as a Model for Biblical Theology: The Debate Concerning the Uniqueness and Significance of Israel’s Worldview. Lanham, MD.: University Press of America, 1989.


Mayes, Andrew D. H. “Deuteronomy 14 and the Deuteronomic World View.” In Studies in Deuteronomy, 165-181. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1994.


Miller, John F. “Theology, Falsification, and the Concept of Weltanschauung.” Canadian Journal of Theology 16 (no date): 54-60.


Netland, Harold H. “Apologetics, Worldviews, and the Problem of Neutaral Criteria.” Trinity Journal 12 (Spring 1991): 39-58.


Richardson, Alan. Genesis 1-11: The Creation Stories and the Modern Worldview. London: SCM Press, 1953.


Schweiker, William, Per M. Anderson, eds. Worldviews and Warrants: Pluarality and Authority in Theology. Lanham, MD.: University Press of America, 1987.


Senn, Frank C. New Creation: A Liturgical Worldview. Minneapolis, Minnesota: Fortress Press, 2000.


Shank, Carl H. “Qoheleth’s World and Life View as Seen in his Recurring Phrases.” Westminster Theological Journal 37 (Fall 1974): 57-73.


Siertsema, B. “Language and Worldview: Semantics for Theologians.” The Bible Translator 20 (1969): 3-21.


Simkins, Ronald A. Creator and Creation: Nature in the Worldview of Ancient Israel. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson, 1994.


 Tracy, David. Blessed Rage for Order (New York: Seabury Press, 1975).


Van Leeuwen, Raymond C. “Liminality and Worldview in Proverbs 1-9. Semenia 50 (1990): 111-144.


Wolters, Albert. “Worldview and Textual Criticism in 2 Peter 3: 10.” Westminster Theological Journal 49 (1987): 405-413.


Wolters, Albert. “Nature and Grace in the Interpretation of Proverbs 31: 10-31.” Calvin Theological Journal 19 (1984): 153-166.


III. Worldview, Missions and Evangelism


Dierks, Friedrich A. J. “Communication and Worldview.” Missionalia 11 (August 1983): 43-56.


Grant, Ian Ludbrook. Worldview Sourcebook: The School of World Mission Models. M.A. Thesis in Missiology. Fuller Theological Seminary, 1986.


 Hesselgrave, David J. Communicating Christ Cross-Culturally. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Zondervan, 1978. See especially pp. 190-285.


Hiebert, Paul G. Anthropological Insights for Missionaries. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker, 1985. See especially chapter five.


 Kraft, Charles H. Christianity in Culture: A Study in Dynamic Biblical Theologizing in Cross-Cultural Perspective. Maryknoll, NY: Orbis, 1979.


Kraft, Marguerite G. Understanding Spiritual Power: A Forgotten Dimension of Cross-Cultural Mission and Ministry. American Society of Missiology, No. 22. Maryknoll, New York: Orbis Books, 1995. Saturated with worldview content.


Kraft, Marguerite G. Worldview and the Communication of the Gospel: A Nigerian Case Study. Pasadena, California: William Carey Library 1978.


Nash, Ronald H. “The Missing Link in Christian Evangelism: The Importance of Worldviews.” Stimulus 6 (1998): 41-48.


Nishioka, Billy Yoshiyuki. “Worldview Methodology in Mission Theology: A Comparison Between Kraft’s and Hiebert’s Approaches.” Missiology 26 (1998): 457-476.


Pike, Kenneth, et. al. Linguistics and Worldview. Bangkok: Thammasat University and Summer Institute of Linguistics, 1989.


Weerstra, Hans M. “Worldview, Missions and Theology.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14, nos. 1 and 2 (1997). Both editions of this journal contain numerous articles relating worldview to various aspects of missionary endeavor. The following will be most helpful:


Bhattacharya, Natun and Tom Eckblad. “Towards a Biblical Worldview: Reflections of a South Asian and a North American.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (April-June 1997): 87-90.


Fuller, Daniel P. “Biblical Theology and the Analogy of Faith.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (April-June 1997): 65-74.


Hesselgrave, David J. “Worldview, Scripture and Missionary Communication.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (April-June 1997): 79-82.


Hiebert, Paul G. “Conversion and Worldview Transformation.” Internation Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (April-June 1997): 83-86.


Miller, Darrow L. “Worldview Development and Discipling the Nations.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (April-June 1997): 97-99.


Pederson, Don. “Biblical Narrative as an Agent for Worldview Change.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (October-December 1997): 163-66.


Weerstra, Hans M. “Christian Worldview Development: Part I.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (January-March 1997): 3-11.


Weerstra, Hans M. “Christian Worldview Development: Part II.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (April-June 1997): 51-62.


Weerstra, Hans M. “Editorial: Worldview, Missions and Theology.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (April-June 1997): 49.


Weerstra, Hans M. “Editorial: Worldview, World Religion, and Missions.” International Journal of Frontier Missions 14 (January-March 1997): 1.


IV. Worldview and Philosophy


Aschenbrenner, Karl. “The Anatomy of World-Views” in Philosophy and Culture, volume 2, edited by Venant Cauchy.


Berriman, W. A. “Alternative Conceptual Schemes.” Metaphilosophy 9 (July-Oct. 1978): 226-232.


Boullart, Karel. “Worldviews, Quandries and the Quest for Ontology: Preliminary Considerations.” Philosophica 48 (1991): 7-33.


Castaneda, Hector-Neri. “Philosophy as a Science and as a Worldview.” In The Institution of Philosophy: A Discipline in Crisis? La Salle: Open Court, 1989.


Copleston, Frederick. “Ayer and World Views.” Philosophy 30 supplement (1991): 63-76.


Craig, E. J. Philosophy [=technical] and Philosophies [=worldview]. Philosophy 58 (April 1983): 189-202.


Davidson, Donald. “On the Very Idea of a Conceptual Scheme.” Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 47 (1974): 5-20.


Dilworth, Craig. “Conceptual and Historical Background to the ‘Weltanschauung.’” In Philosophy and Culture, volume 5, edited by Venant Cauchy.


Echeverria, Edward E. “The Use and Abuse of the Concept ‘Weltanschauung.’” Heythrop Journal 26 (1985): 249-73.


Emmet, Dorothy M., “The Choice of a World Outlook.” Philosophy 23 (July 1948): 208-226.


Fedoseyev, P. N. “Philosophy in the System of World Views.” Dialectical Humanism 5 (Summer 1978): 109-124.


Greene, John C. Science, Ideology, and World Views: Essays in the History of Evolutionary Ideas. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1981.


Habermas, Jürgen. “Work and Weltanschauung: The Heidegger Controversy from a German Perspective,” in Heidegger: A Critical Reader, ed. Hubert L. Dreyfus and Harrison Hall, 186-208. Oxford: Basil Blackwell Ltd., 1992.


Hahn, Lewis E. “Philosophy as Comprehensive Vision.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 22 (1961): 16-25.


Halverson, William H. A Concise Introduction to Philosophy. 4th edition. New York: Random House, 1981. Part 13 on “World Views,” pp. 411-442.


Hart, H., J. van der Hoeven, and N. Wolterstorff, eds. Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition (Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1983).


Hasker, William. Metaphysics: Constructing a World View. Contours of Christian Philosophy. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1983. (See other volumes in this series on ethics, epistemology, science, education, philosophy of religion, and philosophical theology).


Heidegger, Martin. “The Age of the World Picture.” In The Question Concerning Technology and Other Essays. Translated and introduction by William Lovitt, 115-54. New York, New York: Harper and Row, Harper Torchbooks, 1977.


Henderson, R. D. “How Abraham Kuyper Became a Kuyperian.” Christian Scholars Review 22 (1992): 22-35.


Hintikka, Jaakko. “On Kant’s Notion of Intuition (Anschauung).” In The First Cri­tique: Reflections on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason, ed. Terence Penelhum and J. J. MacIntosh, 38-53. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Publishing Company, 1969.


Holmes, Arthur. “Phenomenology and the Relativity of World-Views.” The Per­sonalist 48 (Summer 1967): 328-44.


Husserl, Edmund. “Philosophy as a Rigorous Science.” In Husserl: Shorter Works, ed. Peter McCormick and Frederick A. Elliston, 185-97. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, and Brighton, Sussex: The Harvester Press, 1981. Programmatic article critiquing worldview as a value, and supporting the scientific nature of philosophy as fact.


Johnson, Don Hanlon. “Viewpoints: Embodiment and the Multiplicity of World Views,” in Revisioning Philosophy. Edited by J. Ogilvy. Albany, New York:State University of New York Press, 1994.


Jones, W. T. “Philosophical Disagreements and World Views.” Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 43 (1971): 24-42.


Jones, W. T. “Worldviews—West and East.” Journal of the Blaisdell Institute 7 (1971): 9-24.


Kiernan, J. “Worldview in Perspective: Towards the Reclamation of a Disused Concept.” African Studies 40 (1981): 3-11.


Krell, David Farrell, “Toward Sein und Zeit”: Heidegger’s Early Review (1919-21) of Jasper’s “Psychologie der Weltanschauung.” Journal of British Soc. Phenomenology 6 (October 1975): 147-55.


Lawson, Douglas, E. John Dewey and the World View. Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois Press, 1964.


Lowy, Michael. “Goldman and Lukacs: The Tragic Worldview.” Philosophical Forum. (Fall-Winter 1991-1992): 124-139.


Markham, Ian S. “World Perspectives and Arguments: Disagreements about Disagreements.” Heythrop Journal 30 (January 1989): 1-12.


Money-Kyrle, R. E. Man’s Picture of His World. London: Duckworth, 1961.


Munk, Arthur W. A Synoptic Approach to the Riddle of Existence: A World View for a World Civilization. St. Louis: Green, 1977.


Naess, Arne. “Reflections About Total Views.” Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 25 (Summer 1964): 16-29.


Nielsen, Kai. “Philosophy and ‘Weltanschauung.’” Journal Values Inquiry 27 (April 1993): 179-86.


Pepper, Stephen C. World Hypotheses. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, 1942.


Plantinga, Alvin. “Advice to Christian Philosophers.” In Christian Theism and the Problems of Philosophy, ed. Michael D. Beaty. Library of Religious Philoso­phy, ed. Thomas V. Morris, vol. 5, 14-37. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990.


Riordan, P. “Religion as Weltanschauung: A Solution to a Problem in the Philosophy of Religion.” Aquinas 34 (Sept.-Dec. 1991): 519-534.


Robbins, J. Wesley. “Christian World View Philosophy and Pragmatism.” Jounral of the American Academy of Religion 56 (Fall 1988): 529-43.


Rowe, William. “Society After the Subject, Philosophy After the Worldview.” In Stained Glass: Worldviews and Social Science, ed. Paul A. Marshall, Sander Griffioen, Richard Mouw. Christian Studies Today, 165-83. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1989.


Runzo, Joseph. “World-Views and the Epistemic Foundations of Theism.” Religious Studies 25 (March 1989): 31-51.


Runzo, Joseph. World Views and Perceiving God. New York, New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1993.


Scanlon, John. “The Manifold Meanings of ‘Life World’ in Husserl’s Crisis.” The American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly 66 (Spring 1992): 229-39.


Schneider, John R. “Christianity as Philosophical Vision.” Crux 18 (1982): 15-24.


Schulte, Joachim. “World-Picture and Mythology.” Inquiry 31 (Sept. 1988): 323-34. entire journal edition is on worldviews.


Smart, J. C. C. Our Place in the Universe. Oxford: Blackwell, 1989. On naturalism.


Smart, Ninian. “The Philosophy of Worldviews: That is, the Philosophy of Religions Transformed.” Neue Zeitschrift fur Systematische Theologie und Religionsphilosophie 23 (1981): 212-224.


Smart, Ninian. “The Philosophy of Worldviews: The Philosophy of Religion Trans­formed.” In Concept and Empathy: Essays in the Study of Religion, ed. Donald Wiebe,72-85. Washington Square, New York: New York University Press, 1986.


Stafford, Harry Coffin. Culture and Cosmology: Essays on the Birth of a World View. Washington: University Press of America, 1981.


Stigen, Anfing. “Philosophy as World View and Philosophy as Discipline,” in Contemporary Philosophy in Scandinavia, ed. Raymond E. Olson and Anthony M. Paul (Baltimore and London: Johns Hopkins Press, 1972).


Thompson, John B. Ideology in Modern Life. Stanford: Stanford University Press, 1990.


Thompson, William Erwin. “The Study of World View.” Main Currents 21 (Nov.-December 1964): 27-34.


Van Gelder, Craig. “Postmodernism as an Emerging Worldview (bibliography).” Calvin Theological Journal 26 (November 1991): 412-417.


Wainwright, William J. Philosophy of Religion. The Wadsworth Basic Issues in Philosophy Series, ed. James Sterba. Belmont, California: Wadsworth Pub­lishing Company, 1988.


Williamson, Mark. “Stephen Pepper’s ‘World Hypotheses’ and Metaphilosophical Evaluation.” Transactions of the Peirce Society 19 (Summer 1983): 255-271.


Woelfel, James. “Indwelling and Exile: Two Types of Religious and Secular World-Orientation.” American Journal of Theol. Phil. 8 (Sept. 1987): 93-108.


Yandell, Keith. Christianity and Philosophy. Studies in a Christian World View. Volume 2. Grand Rapids, Michigan: Eerdmans and InterVarsity Press, 1984.


Young, Thomas J. “The Hermeneutical Significance of Dilthey’s Theory of World Views.” International Philosophical Quarterly 23 (June 1983): 125-40.


Young, Thomas J. “The Hermeneutical Significance of Dilthey’s Theory of World-Views.” Ph.D. diss., Bryn Mawr College, 1985.


V. Worldview and Natural Science


Barbour, Ian. Myths, Models and Paradigms: A Comparative Study in Science and Religion. New York: Harper and Row, 1974.


Fischer, Robert B. “Scientific Truth: A Case Study Within the Biblical Christian Worldview.” Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 41 (Summer 1989): 130-36.


Fleck, Ludwick. Genesis and Development of a Scientific Fact. Translated by F. Bradley and T. J. Trenn. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1979. Forerunner to Thomas Kuhn’s influential work on paradigms.


Gutting, Gary. ed. Paradigms and Revolutions: Appraisals and Applications of Thomas Kuhn’s Philosophy of Science. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1980.


Hoyningen-Huene, Paul. Reconstructing Scientific Revolutions: Thomas S. Kuhn’s Philosophy of Science. Translated by Alexander T. Levine. Foreword by Thomas S. Kuhn. Chicago, Illinois: University of Chicago Press, 1993.


Karpinskaia, R. S. “Biological Reductionism and World View.” Soviet Studies in Philosophy 19 (Summer 1980): 49-68. In English.


Kuhn, Thomas. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions, 2d. enlarged ed. International Encyclopedia of Unified Science, ed. Otto Neurath, vol. 2. Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press, 1970.


Masterson, Margaret. “The Nature of a Paradigm.” In Criticism and the Growth of Knowledge, eds. I. Lakatos and A. Musgrave, 59-89. Cambridge: Cam­bridge University Press, 1970.


Maudgil, A. “World Pictures and Paradigms: Wittgenstein and Kuhn.” In Reports of the Thirteenth International Wittgenstein-Symposium, ed. P. Weingartner and G. Schurz, 285-90. Vienna: Hölder-Pichler-Tempsky, 1988.


Nicholi, Armand M. “How Does the World View of the Scientist and Clinician Influence Their Work?” Perspectives on Science and Christian Faith 41 (December 1989): 214-220.


Polanyi, Michael. Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy. Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press, 1958.


Polanyi, Michael. The Tacit Dimension. Garden City, New York, New York: Doubleday and Com­pany, Inc., 1966.


Wisdom, John O. “Scientific Theory: Empirical Content, Embedded Ontology, and Weltanschauung.” Phil Phenomenol Res 33 (Summer 1972): 62-77.


VI. Worldview, Anthropology, and Folklore


Corson, David. “Worldview, Cultural Values and Discourse Norms: The Cycle of Cultural Reproduction.” International Journal of Intercultural Relations 19 (1995): 183-95.


Count, Earl W. “Myth as Worldview: A Biosocial Synthesis.” In Culture in History, edited by Stanley Diamond. New York: Columbia University Press, 1960.


D’Andrade, Roy G. “Cultural Meaning Systems.” In Culture Theory: Essays on Mind, Self, and Emotion. Edited by Richard A. Shweder and Robert A. Levine, 88-119. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1984.


Dégh, Linda. “Folk Narrative.” In Folklore and Folklife: An Introduction, ed. Richard M. Dorson, 53-83. Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press, 1972. Excellent treatment of worldview as key to understanding folklore.


Dégh, Linda. “The Approach to Worldview in Folk Narrative Study.” Western Folk­lore 53 (July 1994): 243-52.


Diamond, Stanley, ed. Privmitive Views of the World (New York: Columbia University Press, 1964).


Dundes, Alan. “Folk Ideas as Units of Worldview.” In Toward New Perspectives in Folklore, ed. Américo Paredes and Richard Bauman, 93-103. Austin, Texas: The University of Texas Press, 1972. Companion piece with Dégh’s chapter.


Dundes, Alan. “Worldview in Folk Narrative: An Addendum.” Western Folklore 54 (July 1995): 229-32.


Geertz, Clifford. The Interpretation of Cultures. New York: Basic Books, 1973. See especially chapter five on “Ethos, World View, and the Analysis of Sacred Symbols.”


Huttar, G. L. “Worldviews, Intelligence, and Cross-Cultural Communication.” Ethnic Studies 1 (1977): 24-35. Harry Reeder will like this one.


Jones, W. T. “World Views: Their Nature and Their Function.” Current Anthropology 13 (February 1972): 79-109.


Kearney, Michael. “A World View Explanation of the Evil Eye,” in The Evil Eye, C. Maloney, editor (New York: Columbia University Press, 1976).


Kearney, Michael. “World View Theory and Study.” Annual Review of Anthropol­ogy 4 (1975): 247-70.


Kearney, Michael. Winds of Ixtepeji: World View and Society in a Zapotec Town. New York, New York: Holt, 1972.


Kearney, Michael. World View and Society in a Zapotec Town. Case Studies in Cultural Anthropology, ed. George and Louise Spindler. New York, New York: Holt, Rinehardt and Winston, Inc., 1972.


Kearney, Michael. Worldview. Novato, California: Chandler & Sharp, Publishers, Inc., 1984.


Keesing, Roger. “Worldview and Cultural Integration.” In Cultural Anthropology: A Contemporary Perspective, 406-425. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1976.


Koppers, Wilhelm. Primitive Man and His World Picture. London and New York: Sheed and Ward, 1952.


Mendelson, E. s. v. “Worldview.” International Encyclopedia of Social Science vol. 16: 576-579.


Nikolic S. “The Maternal Role on the Actual Level of Civilization Development as a Defense Against the Fear of Death-A Psychobiological Understanding of Family Life or the Anthropological Weltanschauung.” Colleguim Antropologicum 12 (1988): 387-393.


Ong, Walter. “World as View and World as Event.” American Anthropologist 71 (August 1969): 634-47.


Redfield, Robert. “The Primitive World View.” Proceedings and Addresses of the American Philosophical Association 96 (1952): 30-36.


Redfield, Robert. The Folk Culture of Yucatan. Chicago, Illinois: The University of Chicago Press, 1941.


Redfield, Robert. The Little Community/Peasant Society and Culture. Chicago, Illinois: The Uni­versity of Chicago Press, Phoenix Books, 1967.


Redfield, Robert. The Primitive World and Its Transformations. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, Cornell Paperbacks, 1953.


Richardson, David Bonner. “Emergent World-views in the Growth of Civilizations.” Main Currents 29 (November-December 1972): 47-49.


Rioux, Marcel. “Remarques sur les Concepts de Vision du Monde et de Totalite.” Anthropologica 4 (1962): 273-91.


Spradley, James P. and David W. McCurdy. “World View and Values.” In Anthropology: The Cultural Perspective, 455-498. New York: John Wiley and Sons, 1975.

VII. Worldview and Psychology

Augsberger, Bryce Bernell. “World View, Marital Satisfaction and Stability.” Ph.D. diss., University of Denver, 1986.


Carmil, Devora and Shlomo Brenznitz. “Personal Trauma and World View—Are Extremely Stressful Experiences Related to Political Attitudes, Religious Beliefs, and Future Orientation?” Journal of Traumatic Stress 4 (July 1991): 393-406.


Fetz, Reto Luzius and Karl Helmut Reich. “Worldviews and Religious Development.” Journal of Empirical Theology 2 (1989): 46-61


Figueira, S. A. “Common (Under)Ground in Psychoanalysis-The Question of a Weltanschauung Revisited.” International Journal of Psycho-Analysis 71 (1990): 65-75.


Fowler, James W. “Faith and the Structuring of Meaning.” In Toward Moral and Religious Maturity: The First International Conference on Moral and Religious Development, convenor Christiane Brusselmans, 51-85. Morristown, New Jersey: Silver Burdett Company, 1980.


Freud, Sigmund. “The Question of a Weltanschauung.” In The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud. Translated by James Strachey, vol. 22, 158-82. London, England: The Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psycho-Analysis, 1964.


Hegeman, E. “Worldview as Cultural Parataxis.” Contemporary Psychoanalysis 30 (1994): 424-41.


Jung, C. G. “Psychotherapy and a Philosophy of Life.” In The Practice of Psy­chotherapy: Essays on the Psychology of the Transference and other Sub­jects, 2d ed. Translated by R. F. C. Hull. Bollingen Series 20, 76-83. New York, New York: Pantheon Books, 1966. Jung’s discussion of Weltanschauung.


Jung, Carl. “Psychotherapie und Weltanschauung.” Schweizerische Zeitschrift für Psychologie und ihre Anwendungen 1 (1943): 3, 157-64. Original German of preceeding article.


Lyddon, William J. and Adamson, Lee Anne. “Worldview and Counseling Preference: An Analogue Study.” Journal of Counseling and Development 71 (Sept. 1992).


Molcar, Carol C. “Effects of World View on Purpose in Life.” The Journal of Psy­chology 122 (July 1988): 365-71.


Myers, L. J. “Identity Development and Worldview—Toward an Optimal Concep­tualization.” Journal of Counseling and Development 70 (1991): 54-63.


Parks, Sharon Doloz. Big Questions, Worth Dreams-Mentoring Young Adults in Their Search for Meaning, Purpose and Faith. Jossey-Bass, 2000. An update on The Critical Years.


Parks, Sharon Doloz. The Critical Years: The Young Adult Search for a Faith to Live By. San Francisco: Harper & Row, Publishers, 1986. Excellent application to worldview development.


Pascoe, Jack P. “An Integrative Approach to Psychological and Christian Thought Based on a Christian View of the World.” Journal of Psychology and Theology 8 (Spring 1980): 12-26.


Rudnysky, P. L. “A Psychoanalytic Weltanschauung.” Psychoanalytic Review 79 (Summer 1992): 289-305.


Strunk, Orlo. “The World View Factor in Psychotherapy.” Journal of Religion and Health 18 (July 1979): 192-97.


VIII. Worldview and Sociology


 Ashmore, Jerome. “Three Aspects of Weltanschauung.” The Sociological Quar­terly 7 (Spring 1966): 215-33.


Berger, Peter L. and Thomas Luckmann. The Social Construction of Reality: A Treatise in the Sociology of Knowledge. New York, New York: Doubleday, 1966; An­chor Books, 1967.


Berger, Peter L. The Sacred Canopy: Elements of a Sociological Theory of Reli­gion. New York, New York: Doubleday, Anchor Books, 1967.


Chase-Dunn, Christopher and Thomas D. Hall. Rise and Demise: Comparing World-Systems. Westview, 1997.


Griffioen, Sander. “The Worldview Approach to Social Theory: Hazards and Ben­efits.” In Stained Glass: Worldviews and Social Science, ed. Paul A. Mar­shall, Sander Griffioen, Richard Mouw. Christian Studies Today, 81-118. Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1989.


Harms, John B. “Mannheim’s Sociology of Knowledge and the Interpretation of Weltanschauungen.” The Social Science Journal 21 (April 1984): 44.


Latting, Jean E. and Zundel, Claudia. World View Differences Between Clients and Counselors.” Social Casework 67 (November 1986): 533-41.


Mannheim, Karl. “On the Interpretation of Weltanschauung.” In From Karl Mannheim, ed. and intro. Kurt H. Wolff, 8-58. New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1971.


Marshall, Paul A., Sander Griffioen, and Richard J. Mouw, eds. Stained Glass: Worldviews and Social Science. Christian Studies Today. Lanham, Maryland: Uni­versity Press of America, 1989.


Poloma, Margaret M. “Toward a Christian Sociological Perspective: Religious Values, Theory, and Methodology.” Sociological Analysis 43 (Summer 1982): 95-108. Approaches sociology from a Christian worldview perspective.


Restivo, Sal P. The Sociological Worldview. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Basil Blackwell, 1991.


Steinitz, Lucy Y. “Religiosity, Well-being, and Weltanschauung Among the Elderly.” Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 19 (March 1980) 60-67.


IV. Worldview and Education


Blamires, Harry. Repair the Ruins: Reflections on Education Matters from the Christian Point of View. Foreword William Londin. London: Geoffrey Bles, 1950.


Buss, Dietrich G. “Educating Toward a Christian Worldview: Some Historical Perspectives and Prescriptions.” Faculty Dialogue 21 (1994): 63-89.


Davis, Forest K. “Worldview as Ground of Morality: A Phase of the Metaphysics of Education.” Education Theor 11 (July 1961): 150-57.


Gallagher, Susan VanZanten. “Open My Eyes: Scholarship and Seeing the Hard to See.” Reviving the Christian Mind. Wheaton College, Wheaton Illinois, 1997. Photocopied.


Holmes, Arthur F. The Idea of a Christian College. Revised edition. Grand Rapids: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1987.


Holmes, Arthur, F. ed. The Making of a Christian Mind: A Christian World View and the Academic Enterprise. Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press, 1985.


Marsden, George M. The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.


Marsden, George M. The Soul of the American University: From Protestant Establishment to Established Unbelief. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.


McKenzie L. “Worldview Construction and Adult Education.” Adult Education Quarterly 37 (1987): 230-36.


Monsma, Stephen V. “Christian Worldview in Academia.” Faculty Dialogue 21 (1994): 139-147.


 Newport, John P. “The Biblical Worldview and Church Related Colleges.” In Integrating Faith and Academic Disciplines: Selected H. I. Hester Lectures, ed. Arthur L. Walker, Jr. (Nashville, TN: Education Commission, SBC, 1992): 21-44.


Plantinga, Alvin. “Advice to Christian Philosophers.” In Christian Theism and the Problems of Philosophy, ed. Michael D. Beaty. Library of Religious Philoso­phy, ed. Thomas V. Morris, vol. 5, 14-37. Notre Dame, Indiana: University of Notre Dame Press, 1990.


Snellling, Clarence H. “Image, Gestalt Shift, Transformation, and Metanoia: The Structure of World-Creations: Implications for Learning Theory.” Iliff Review 33 (Winter 1976): 3-17.


 Walsh, Brian J. “Who Turned Out the Lights? The Light of the Gospel in a Post-Enlightenment Culture.” Faculty Dialogue 13 (1990): 43-61.


Walsh, Brian J. “Worldviews, Modernity and the Task of Christian College Educa­tion.” Faculty Dialogue 18 (Fall 1992): 13-35.


Walsh, John E. Humanistic Culture Learning: An Introduction. Published by the East-West Center, University of Hawaii Press, 1979. See chapter 5 on cultural worldviews.


Wolterstorff, Nicholas. Reason within the Bounds of Religion, 2d ed. Grand Rapids, Michigan: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1984.


“Through the Eyes of Faith” series produced by the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities and published by HarperCollins, with installments addressing biology, business, history, literature, music, psychology, and sociology.


X. Worldviews of Particular Thinkers, Groups, or Eras


Atwell, John E. “Nietzsche’s Perspectivism.” The Southern Journal of Philosophy 19 (1981): 157-70.


Austin, Ralph W. “Sufism and its World View.” Ultimate Meaning and Reality (1980): 50-69.


Bao, Zhiming. “Language and Worldview in Ancient China.” Philosophy East and West 40 (April 1990): 195-219.


Baum, Wilhelm. Ludwig Wittgenstein’s World View.” Ratio 22 (June 1980): 64-74.


Bunche, Ralph J. A World View of Race. Washington, D. C.: The Associates in Negro Folk Education, 1936.


Cook, William R. The Medieval World View: An Introduction. New York: Oxford University Press, 1983.


Deschene, James M. “The Divine Comedy: Dante’s Mystical and Sacramental World-view.” Studia Mystica 4 (Summer 1981): 36-46.


Dizard, Wilson P. Television: A World View. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1966.


Eberhard, Jackel. Hitler’s World View: A Blueprint for Power. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1981.


Fowler, Mark. “Nietzschean Perspectivism: ‘How Could Such a Philosophy—Dominate’” Social Theory and Practice 16 (Summer 1990): 119-62.


Groos, Arthur. “Goethe’s Weltanschauung.” Worldview 24 (April 1981): 16-18.


Kollenda, K. “Wittgenstein’s Weltanschauung.” Rice University Studies 50 (1961): 23-37.


McMurtry, John. The Structure of Marx’s World-View. Princeton: Princeton Uni­versity Press, 1978.


Miller, J. Wittgenstein’s Weltanschauung.” Philosophical Studies 13 (1964): 127-40.


Mullins, Mark R. “The Worldview of Zen.” Update (December 1983): 46-61.


Onians, John. Art and Thought in the Hellenistic Age: The Greek World View, 350-50 B.C. London: Thames and Hudson, 1979.


Qutb, Sayyid. Basic Principles of Islamic World View. Berkeley: Mizan Press, 1993.


Smedley, Audrey. Race in North America: Origin and Evolution of a Worldview. Boulder: Westview Press, 1993.


Sowell, Thomas. Cultural Diversity: A World View. American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research. Francis Boyer Lectures, 1991.


Sowell, Thomas. Race and Culture: A World View. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press, 1992.


Strong, Tracy B. “Reflections on Perspectivism in Nietzsche.” Political Theory 13 (May 1985): 164-82.


Tarnas, Richard. The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View. New York: Harmony Books, 1991.


The Society for Anglo-Chinese Understanding. China’s World View. Anglo-Chinese Educational Institute, 1979.


XI. Miscellaneous Articles and Chapters in Books


Badley, Ken. Worldviews: The Challenge of Choice. Toronto, Canada: Irwin Publishing, 1996.


Carrilho, Manuel Maria. “Rhetoric and Perspectivism.” Revue Internationale de Philosophie 2 (1996): 359-73.


Deschene, James M. “The Divine Comedy: Dante’s Mystical and Sacramental World-view.” Studia Mystica 4: 36-46.


Fantini, Alvino. Language and Worldview. Journal of Baha’i Studies 2 (1989): 13-18.


Gabriel, Jurg Martin. Worldviews and Theories of International Relations. New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1994.


Jamieson, Kathleen. “The Rhetorical Manifestations of Weltanschauung.” The Central States Speech Journal 27 (Spring 1976): 4-14.


Jones, W. T. “Worldviews and Asian Medical Models.” In Asian Medical Systems, ed. Charles Leslie, 383-404. Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1976.


Lakoff, George and Mark Johnson. Metaphors We Live By. Chicago: The Univer­sity of Chicago Press, 1980.


Macnamara, M.; Kistner, W. Boers, J. “World Views and Mathematics.” South Africa Journal of Philosophy 5 (August 1986): 75-82.


Mailick, Sidney. The Making of the Manager: A World View. Garden City, N. Y.: Anchor Press, 1974.


May, John R. The Way of Comparative World View [a course on literature and religion] Christianity and Literature 29 (Spring 1980): 42-45.


Middlebrook, Pearl H. Building a World View. New York: Silver Burdett, 1950.


Peters, Ted. “The Nature and Role of Presupposition: An Inquiry into Contempo­rary Hermeneutics.” International Philosophical Quarterly 14: 128-135.


Sessions, George. “Deep Ecology as Worldview.” The Bucknell Review 37 (1993). See entire journal for various articles relating worldview and ecology.


Tucker, Mary Evelyn, ed., and Grim, John A., ed., Worldviews and Ecology. (Lewisburg, Pennsylvania: Bucknell University Press, 1993).


Wagar, W. Warren. World Views: A Study in Comparative History. New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977.


Walters, Kerry S. “On World Views, Commitment, and Critical Thinking.” Inform Log 11 (Spring 1989): 75-89.


Wetzel, Janice Wood. “A Feminist World View Conceptual Framework.” Social Casework 67 (March 1986): 166-73.


Willard, Timothy, Blake M. Cornish, and Andrew Lawler. “A Worldview Sampler.” The Futurist, October 1984, 32-9.


Wimbush, Vincent L. “Contemptus Mundi: The Social Power of an Ancient Rhetorics and Worldview.” Union Seminary Quarterly Review 47 (1993): 1-13.


Woodhouse, Mark B. Paradigm Wars: Worldviews for a New Age. Berkeley, CA.: Frog, 1996.


XII. Theses and Dissertations


Bensley, Ross Everard. Towards a Paradigm Shift in World View Theory: The Contribution of a Modified Piagetian Model. Ph. D. Dissertation. Fuller Theological Seminary, 1982. UMI.


Bisjak, Gilford Cornell, Jr. “The Development of a Philosophical Orientation Scale to Measure the Parameters of Individual World View as a Psychological Variable.” Ph. D., United States International University, 1984.


Brown, Dennis Edward. Worldview and Worldview Change: A Reader. M. A. Project, Fuller Theological Seminary, 1983.


Clark, Robin Ervin. World View and Occupational Choice. M. A. thesis. University of Connecticut, 1979.


Corley, Joseph Russell. “A Communication Study of Arthur F. Holmes as a World-View Advocate.” Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1983. UMI


Dudley, Nancy Quinn. “The Experience of Changing to a New World View: A Phenomenological Study of the Emergent Paradigm Shift.” Ph. D., University of Victoria, Canada, 1987.


Fleischmann, Michael F. Worldviews in Conflict: Attitudes Toward Value of Life Issues. M. A. Thesis, UT-Arlington, 1996.


Francis, Yuen Ki Oi. “Constructing a Scale to Measure ‘World View’: An Application for Social Work.” D. S. W, The University of Alabama, 1989.


Grant, Ian Ludbrook. Worldview Sourcebook: The School of World Mission Models. M.A. Thesis in Missiology. Fuller Theological Seminary, 1986.


Hanson, Richard Wallace. General Belief Scales: Toward the Assessment of the Weltanschauung. M. A. thesis, psychology. University of Arizona, 1970.


Harman, Karl Lee. The Use of the World View and World Picture Concepts by Contemporary Representative Evangelical Theologians. Dissertation. Fort Worth, Texas. Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, 1977.


Kearney, Michael. The Winds of Ixtepeji: Values, World View, and Social Structure in a Zapotec Town. Thesis. University of California, Berkeley, 1968.


Ketner, Kenneth L. An Essay on the Nature of World Views. Ph. D. Dissertation, Department of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barara, 1972.


Lines, Timothy Arthur. “Toward the Formulation of a Systemic World View: The Integration of Philosophy, Religion and Science Through General Systems Theory.” M.S. University of Louisville, 1983.


Long, Jerry L. World View and Meaning in Life. M. A. Thesis, University of Houston, 1989.


Marx, Dionne Jane. “Toward an Integral World View.” Ph. D., California Institute of Integral Studies, 1978.


Molcar, Carol Cochran. World View and Purpose in Life. M. A. Thesis. California State University, Chico. 1986.


Niemeyer, Larry L. Proverbs: Tools for Worldview Studies: An Exploratory Comparison of the Bemba of Zambia and the Shona of Zimbabwe. M. A. Thesis, Portland State University, 1982.


Osika, Margaret J. “Philosophy of Science, Psychology and World Hypotheses: Development and Validation of a World View Scale (Constructivism and Scientism). Ph. D. Dissertation, The Fielding Institute, 1995.


Rissel, Dorothy A. An Investigation of World View as Manifested in a Portion of the Lexicon in a Bilingual-Bicultural Situation: Spanish/English. Dissertation, State University of New York at Buffalo, 1976. UMI.


Schwedler, James Marsden. The Influence of Cultural Origins and Worldview on the Perceptions of Quality in Production Systems. M. B. A Project, California State University, Sacramento, 1984.


Young, Thomas John. “The Hermeneutical Significance of Dilthey’s Theory of World-Views.” Ph. D. Bryn Mawr College, 1979.


Yuen, Francis Ki Oi. Constructing a Scale to Measure “World View”: An Application for Social Work. Thesis, Dept. of Social Work. University of Alabama, 1989. UMI


13. German Sources


Bavinck, Herman. Christliche Weltanschauung. Heidelberg: C. Winter, 1907.


Betz, Werner. ““Zur Geschichte des Wortes ‘Weltanschauung.’” Kursbuch Der Weltanschauungen. Schriften der Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung, 18-28. Frankfurt, Germany: Verlag Ullstein, 1980. On the history of Weltanschauung.


Betz, Werner. ““Zur Geschichte des Wortes ‘Weltanschauung.’” Kursbuch Der Weltanschauungen. Schriften der Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung, 18-28. Frankfurt: Verlag Ullstein, 1980.


Deutsches Wörterbuch von Jacob Grimm und Wilhelm Grimm. Vierzehnter Band, I. Abreilung. 1 Teil. Bearbeitet von Alfred Götze und der Arbeitsstelle des Deutschen Wörterbuches zu Berlin. Leipzig, Germany: Verlag von S. Hirzel, 1955. Contains seminal article on history of Weltanschauung.


Dornseiff, Franz. “Weltanschauung. Kurzgefasste Wortgeschichte.” Die Wandlung: Eine Monatsschrift 1 (1945-46): 1086-8.


Engelhardt, Dr. Viktor. Weltbild un Weltanschauung vom Altertum bis zur Gegen­wart: Eine Kulturphilosophilische Skizze. Leipzig, Germany: Verlag von Philipp Reclam, 1921.


Goedeckemeyer, Albert. Zur Frage einer Philosophischen Weltanschauung. Berlin: Deutsche Verlagsgesellschaft fur Politik und Geschichte, 1926.


Götze, Alfred. “Weltanschauung.” Euphorion: Zeitschrift für deutsche Wort­forschung 25 (1924): 42-51.


Heidegger, Martin. “Die Idee der Philosophie und das Weltanschauungs problem.” In Zur Bestimmung der Philosophie. Gesamtausgabe, ed. Bernd Heimbüchel, Band 56/57, 3-117. Frankfurt, Germany: Klostermann, 1987.


Heidegger, Martin. “Die Zeit des Weltbildes.” In Holzwege. Gesamtausgabe, ed. F. -W. von Herrmann. Band 5, 75-113. Frankfurt, Germany: Klostermann, 1977. Original German version of his “The Age of the World Picture.”


Hubner, Hans. Der Begriff ‘Weltanschauung’ bei Rudolf Bultmann.” In Wandel und Bestand Denkanstosse zum 21 Jahrhundert, 395-408. Paderborn, Germany: Bonifatius, 1995.


Jaspers, Karl. Psychologie Der Weltanschauungen. Berlin, Germany: Verlag von Julius Springer, 1919.


Kung, Guido. “Weltanschauung als Wissenschaft, Philosophie, Ideologie und Religion.” Frei Zeitschrift Phil Theol 27 (1980): 56-66.


Meier, Andreas. “Die Geburt der Weltanschauung im 19. Jahrhundert,” Theologische Rundschau 62 (1997): 414-420.


Meier, Helmut G. “‘Weltanschauung’: Studien zu einer Geschicthe und Theorie des Begriffs.” Ph.D. diss., Westfälischen Wilhelms-Universität zu Münster, 1967.


Mohler, Armin. “Bibliographie.” Kursbuch Der Weltanschauungen. Schriften der Carl Friedrich von Siemens Stiftung, 401-33. Frankfurt, Germany: Verlag Ullstein, 1980.


Scheler, Max. Philosophische Weltanschauung. Bonn: F. Cohen, 1929.


Thielicke, Helmut. Weltanschauung und Glaube. Stuttgart: Deutsche Verlags-Anstalt, 1946. TX.


Traub, Hartmut. “Vollendung der Lebensform: Fichte’s Lehre vom seligen Leben als Theorie der Weltanschauung und des Lebensgefühls.” Fichte-Studien 8 (1995): 161-91.


Wyneken, Gustav Adolph. Weltanschauung. Munchen: E. Rinehardt, 1940.


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