East vs. West Worldviews

East vs. West worldviews. As I’ve mentioned before, one’s cultural upbringing directly influences one’s worldview. Eastern and Western cultures are very different in many ways and these differences affect our perceptions in life, our societal relationships, and interpretations – especially those of Scripture. Scripture was written by people who were raised in a very eastern (Hebraic) worldview, but we tend to read it from a western worldview perspective, so often times we miss the little nuances that would otherwise impact how we might interpret the text. Continue reading “East vs. West Worldviews”