U.S. Is Facing a ‘Worldview Crisis,’ George Barna Says: 94 Percent Reject a Biblical Worldview

ChristianHeadlines.com reports: “The United States is in the midst of a ‘worldview crisis’ that impacts every other issue facing the country today, researcher George Barna told a gathering of Christians in Leesburg, VA, on Thursday.

Barna, the senior research fellow for the Center for Biblical Worldview at the Family Research Council and the head of the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, pointed to research from this year showing that only 6 percent of American adults have a biblical worldview – even though 51 percent believe they do. The Cultural Research Center conducted the survey. Ninety-four percent of Americans don’t hold to a biblical worldview.

‘A lot of people are walking around America today, self-deceived, about their worldview,’ he said…

The dominant worldview in America today is ‘syncretism,’ which involves ‘picking and choosing’ elements from other worldviews, Barna said. The result: Americans’ worldviews often include beliefs that conflict and contradict one another. All total, 88 percent of American adults hold to syncretism, according to data from Arizona Christian University’s Cultural Research Center…”

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