with a Postcript coauthored by Michael W. GoheenIn print for two decades and translated into eight languages, Albert Wolters’s classic. Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview Albert M. Wolters is professor of religion and theology and of classical languages at. Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview eBook: Albert M. Wolters: : Loja Kindle.

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This Twentieth Anniversary edition features a new concluding chapter, coauthored with Michael Goheen, that helpfully places the discussion of worldview in a broader narrative and missional context.

Regaied by Albert M. Agreement will usually involve some debate, and will sometimes not happen. Mar 10, Anggun Huang rated it really liked it.

This, according to Wolters, extends to all realms of human development including marriage, emotions, sexuality, politics, art, and business. This book changed my life; God used it to speak the Gospel to me afresh. Literature Analysis and Cri Wolters is clear on key aspects in Scripture: Wolters argues that “redemption means restoration” It has some problems, to be sure, but it appears to fit more with others of my theological and philosophical commitments than the alternative.

Thus Wolters combines modesty in effecting cultural change with the encouragement for Christians to attempt to improve culture as they are able in their situation.

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Thanks for doing your homework and talking them through with me. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. Importantly, structure is never entirely obliterated by direction.


Not for the faint of heart. Summary Basic to Wolters’ argument is that all people function with a comprehensive worldview that crearion every aspect of life. Though Wolters advocates a role for Christians in the restoration of the world, he does not do so in a triumphalist manner or in one in which humans are at the center of bringing about the promised redemption.

Creation Regained: Biblical Basics for a Reformational Worldview

This was another book I originally read in college that was fairly influential in the maturation of my worldview not surprisingly, since it’s a book about worldview. Books like that always have such interesting and unique insights. First, Wolters stands committedly in the Reformed tradition.

It is a danger in every aspect of life. See 1 question about Creation Regained…. He calls this ‘structure’, the way regalned approach this dictates and denotes direction, or which side of the spirit If you are a Christian, then read this book! That, too, is participation in the restoration of creation and the coming of the kingdom of God.

Notify me of follow-up comments by email. What Wolters wolterz is a great introduction to three points that can radically change the way we think and live. Praise for the first edition”This is the best statement I have come across of the ‘reformational’ Christian worldview. It does fall prey to what I find in most treatises on Christian worldview of any flavor, trying to hand a finished ideological product to the reader without furnishing the essential foundations to such a product.


Wolters begins by defining the nature and scope of a worldview, distinguishing it from philosophy and theology. It would be better to say that he is acting in ways that anticipate the consummation of the kingdom or in ways that are consistent with redemption. This is the kind of book that repays repeated, careful, and thoughtful reading. Read for teaching purposes. It shapes meaning, understanding, perceptions, the moral imagination, etc.

Wolters Limited preview – The Christian worldview is summarized under the catego Summary Basic to Wolters’ argument is that all people function with a comprehensive worldview that covers every aspect of life. Aug 02, Sarah Moerman rated it liked it.

Creation Regained | Albert M. Wolters

However this is precisely what we do we see in many modern Western economies. The insights he has, however, far outweigh the weaknesses. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. What is a worldview? He supports this view by highlighting Scripture passages creatipn which these seemingly diverse concepts are brought together 2 Peter 3: