Studies in Philosophy of Religion - Study and Revision Guide
Author: Delyth Ellerton-Harris
Endorsed by WJEC, and written by a senior examiner this is the only study and revision guide that precisely matches the WJEC A2 Religious Studies - Studies in Philosophy of Religion course. It contains essential course notes, revision advice and support for every topic in the specification.
An Introduction to Philosophy of Religion and an Introduction to Religion and Ethics
Author: Karl Lawson,Andrew Pearce
Publisher: Illuminate Publishing
Endorsed by WJEC, and written by senior examiners this is the only study and revision guide that precisely matches the WJEC AS Religious Studies - Introduction to Philosophy of Religion and Introduction to Religion and Ethics course. It contains essential course notes, revision advice and support for every topic in the specification.
Leading Thinkers from Five Religions Reflect on His Meaning
Author: Gregory A. Barker
Publisher: Orbis Books
What Jesus as his teachings mean to contemporary Buddhists, Hindus, Muslims, Jews, and Christians in the context of their traditions and in their personal faith experiences.
Author: Mark Dimmock,Andrew Fisher
Publisher: Open Book Publishers
What does pleasure have to do with morality? What role, if any, should intuition have in the formation of moral theory? If something is ‘simulated’, can it be immoral? This accessible and wide-ranging textbook explores these questions and many more. Key ideas in the fields of normative ethics, metaethics and applied ethics are explained rigorously and systematically, with a vivid writing style that enlivens the topics with energy and wit. Individual theories are discussed in detail in the first part of the book, before these positions are applied to a wide range of contemporary situations including business ethics, sexual ethics, and the acceptability of eating animals. A wealth of real-life examples, set out with depth and care, illuminate the complexities of different ethical approaches while conveying their modern-day relevance. This concise and highly engaging resource is tailored to the Ethics components of AQA Philosophy and OCR Religious Studies, with a clear and practical layout that includes end-of-chapter summaries, key terms, and common mistakes to avoid. It should also be of practical use for those teaching Philosophy as part of the International Baccalaureate. Ethics for A-Level is of particular value to students and teachers, but Fisher and Dimmock’s precise and scholarly approach will appeal to anyone seeking a rigorous and lively introduction to the challenging subject of ethics. Tailored to the Ethics components of AQA Philosophy and OCR Religious Studies.
Author: Joy White,Chris Owens,Ed Pawson
Publisher: Hodder Education
Bring out the best in every student, enabling them to develop in-depth subject knowledge with this accessible and engaging Student's Book, created for the 2016 specification by a team of subject specialists and the leading Religious Studies publisher. - Helps students of all abilities fulfil their potential and increase their understanding through clear, detailed explanations of the key content and concepts - Motivates students to build and cement their knowledge and skills using a range of imaginative, innovative activities that support learning and revision - Provides a variety of quotes from sources of authority that students can draw on to enhance their responses and extend their learning - Encourages students to make links between the world religions and philosophical and ethical issues so they develop a holistic view of religion in modern Britain - Prepares students for examination with a rich bank of exam-style questions, guidance on how to improve responses and student-friendly assessment criteria - Enables you to teach unfamiliar topics and systematic studies confidently with clear explanations of Christian, Catholic Christian, Islamic and Judaic beliefs and practices, verified by faith organisations WJEC Eduqas GCSE RS Component 1: Religious, philosophical and ethical studies in the Modern World 1 Issues of Relationship 2 Issues of Life and Death 3 Issues of Good and Evil 4 Issues of Human Rights Component 2: 5 Beliefs and teachings 6 Christianity: Practices Component 3: Study of a World Faith - Islam 7 Islam: Beliefs and teachings 8 Islam: Practices Component 3: Study of a World Faith - Judaism 9 Judaism: Beliefs and teachings 10 Judaism: Practices
Oxford Revision Guides
Author: Greg Dewar
Publisher: OUP Oxford
This series builds on the fact that pictures are easier to memorize than words. Each topic is summarized on a single page using annotated diagrams and concise notes with a full index for easy reference. Expert authors have taken the content of the AS and A Level specifications and presented them in a refreshingly clear and concise format.
Author: Andrew Barron,Deirdre Cleary,Patrick Harrison
Publisher: Hodder Education
Help students to build their subject knowledge and understanding with this accessible and engaging Student's Book, created for the 2016 WJEC Eduqas GCSE (9-1) Religious Studies Route B specification by subject specialists with examining experience. - Feel confident teaching the Catholic and Judaism content with expert guidance written by faith experts and Diocesan advisors. - Develop understanding through clear, accessible explanations of the specification content and key concepts. - Keep track of progress with learning objectives and summaries for every topic. - Engage students and cement knowledge and skills using a range of assessment related tasks, activities and guidance that support learning and revision. - Cater for students of varying learning styles through a visually engaging approach that uses photos and artwork to enhance subject interest and understanding. To access draft content please log into www.wjecservices.co.uk. Your centre's unique login and username will be available from your Exams Officer. You will need permissions access to the 'Subject specific material including CPD' section.
Author: Rob Ritchie,Dave Gent
Written by curriculum and specification experts, this Student Book supports and extends students through the new linear course while delivering the breadth, depth, and skills needed to succeed in the new A Levels and beyond. It develops true subject knowledge while also developing essential exam skills.
Author: Jill Oliphant
Structured directly around the specification of the OCR, this is the definitive textbook for students of Advanced Subsidiary or Advanced Level courses. The updated third edition covers all the necessary topics for Religious Ethics in an enjoyable student-friendly fashion. Each chapter includes: a list of key issues OCR specification checklist explanations of key terminology overviews of key scholars and theories self-test review questions exam practice questions. To maximise students' chances of success, the book contains a section dedicated to answering examination questions. It comes complete with diagrams and tables, lively illustrations, a comprehensive glossary and full bibliography. Additional resources are available via the companion website.
A New Look at the Good Book
Author: Simon Loveday
Publisher: Icon Books
‘Loveday’s case is that the mantle of historical truth and divine authority has placed upon the Bible an intolerable weight, crushing it as a creative work of immense imaginative and inspirational power. His argument is both fascinating and persuasive.’ Matthew Parris The Bible for Grown-Ups neither requires, nor rejects, belief. It sets out to help intelligent adults make sense of the Bible – a book that is too large to swallow whole, yet too important in our history and culture to spit out. Why do the creation stories in Genesis contradict each other? Did the Exodus really happen? Was King David a historical figure? Why is Matthew’s account of the birth of Jesus so different from Luke’s? Why was St Paul so rude about St Peter? Every Biblical author wrote for their own time, and their own audience. In short, nothing in the Bible is quite what it seems. Literary critic Simon Loveday’s book – a labour of love that has taken over a decade to write – is a thrilling read, for Christians and anyone else, which will overturn everything you thought you knew about the Good Book.
Near-Death Experiences, God's Promises, and the Exhilarating Future That Awaits You
Author: John Burke
Publisher: Baker Books
It's obvious from the bookshelves and the big screen that heaven is on everyone's mind. All of us long to know what life after death will be like. Bestselling author John Burke is no exception. For decades, he has been studying accounts of people who have had near-death experiences (NDEs). While not every detail of individual NDEs correlate with Scripture, Burke shows how the common experiences shared by thousands of survivors clearly point to the God of the Bible and the exhilarating picture of heaven he promises. Imagine Heaven is an inspirational journey through the Bible's picture of heaven, colored in with the real-life stories of heaven's wonders. Burke compares gripping stories of NDEs to what Scripture says about our biggest questions of heaven: Will I be myself? Will I see friends and loved ones? What will it look like? What is God like? What will we do forever? What about children and pets? This book will propel readers into an experience that will forever change their view of the life to come and the way they live life today. It also tackles the tough questions of heavenly reward and hellish NDEs. Anyone interested in NDEs or longing to imagine heaven more clearly will enjoy this fascinating and hope-filled book.
Author: Peter Vardy
Category: Political Science
First Published in 2015. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an Informa company.