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Creationism is a significant component of an overall Christian worldview. A Creation Worldview Test (CWT) was administered to students both before and after completion of a required Apologetics course dealing with the creation/evolution controversy. Pre-test analysis revealed that incoming students tend to have a creationist worldview, however their CWT scores reflected a degree of uncertainty or neutrality on scientific creation and the age of the earth. Post-test analysis showed a significant shift toward a young earth creationist (YEC) view. Implications for teaching apologetics and development of a Creationist worldview based on a Six-day Young Earth perspective were explored and identified.
Worldview, Creationist Worldview, Christian Worldview, Evolutionary Worldview, Apologetics, Testing, Measurement, Young Earth Creationism, Christian Education
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Deckard, Steve; Cargo, Sharon E.; and DeWitt, David A.
"Effects of a YEC Apologetics Class on Student Worldview,"
Proceedings of the International Conference on Creationism: Vol. 5
, Article 46.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.cedarville.edu/icc_proceedings/vol5/iss1/46