· Explanation of the Christian perspective of the nature of spirituality and ethics in contrast to the perspective of postmodern relativism is clear, detailed, and demonstrates a deep understanding of the subject. Explanation is supported by topic study materials.
· Explanation of scientism is clear and accurate. Explanations of two main arguments against scientism are clear and insightful. Details are clearly supported by topic study materials.
· Each of the worldview questions is answered clearly and with deep personal insight.
· Thesis is comprehensive and contains the essence of the paper. Thesis statement makes the purpose of the paper clear.
· Writer is clearly in command of standard, written, academic English.
· Clear and convincing argument presents a persuasive claim in a distinctive and compelling manner. All sources are authoritative.
· All format elements are correct.
· Sources are completely and correctly documented, as appropriate to assignment and style, and format is free of error.