1. How would George interpret his suffering in light of the Christian narrative, with an
emphasis on the fallenness of the world?
2. How would George interpret his suffering in light of the Christian narrative, with an
emphasis on the hope of resurrection?
3. As George contemplates life with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), how would the
Christian worldview inform his view about the value of his life as a person?
4. What sorts of values and considerations would the Christian worldview focus on in
deliberating about whether or not George should opt for euthanasia?
5. Based on the values and considerations above, what options would be morally justified in
the Christian worldview for George and why?
6. Based on your worldview, what decision would you make if you were in George's
Running head: CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW
There exist various Christian explanations concerning suffering. Since Biblical times,
multiple formulations have been made by the religion regarding the significance of God in the
suffering process. God, is regarded as a mighty being with strong capabilities of taking care of
persons undergoing suffering. Similarly, according to religion, pain is caused due to personal
reasons as well as natural factors. Christians universally accept the Biblical concepts amid
suffering. However, medical practices like euthanasia aim to reduce the pain faced by individuals
with terminal illnesses. The paper aims to explore the Christian worldview on euthanasia
According to Christianity, individuals who undergo suffering possess high chances of
inheriting the kingdom of God (Anderson et al., 2017). As such, during the process, the
individuals are hardened in terms of their spiritual life. Suffering thus enables Christians to
strengthen their faith and work towards inheriting the Kingdom of God. The concept of pain is
illustrated by the hardships Jesus underwent in the quest to bring salvation to man. According to
the Christion view, the suffering that Jesus faced was purposeful. Similarly, the pain that
Christians undergo is meant to bring change. The concepts of Christianity, thus, views the death
of Christ as a way for salvation to humanity.
Fallenness of the World
In the light of the Christian perspective, George can view his predicaments as the
consequences of sin...
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