What is Utilitarianism?

What is Utilitarianism? Utilitarianism is an ethical theory by which actions are judged according to their anticipated results. This makes it a consequentialist theory – as it looks at the consequences of actions to determine their morality. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uvmz5E75ZIA The Three Types of Utilitarianism Act Utilitarianism Theory is applied to the results of individual actions Rule … Continue reading What is Utilitarianism?

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Revelation Through Tradition in Christianity and Islam

Previously we have covered the different types of Revelation and how that can impact on an individuals morality. This lesson we will be looking at how tradition and practices in a religion can impact on an individual. Christian Tradition - History Practices in the earlier church have over time established themselves as tradition. Sometimes a … Continue reading Revelation Through Tradition in Christianity and Islam

The HFEA – Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

What is the HFEA? HFEA is responsible for regulating the use of pre-embryos and embryos. The authority is made up of elected members including a wide range of faiths, professionals, politicians and doctors and scientists. However, doctors and scientists already using embryos or involved in embryo research may not be part of the group. The … Continue reading The HFEA – Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority

Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

We have already covered that God can communicate with Christians in many ways, both through General and Special Revelation. Similarly, Muslims believe that Allah has communicated with them in different ways about how he wants Muslims to act. Some of these ways include : Directly (special revelation) - this could be a voice, vision or it … Continue reading Divine Command Theory/ Moral Autonomy

General and Special Revelation – Types of Revelation, Strengths and Weaknesses.

What is Revelation? The word revelation comes from the Latin 'revelere' which means to unveil. Basically, it is the communication of things which are unknown by reason alone to mankind. This means we cannot know fully about things that are beyond our human understanding - such as things like the afterlife, the soul or God's … Continue reading General and Special Revelation – Types of Revelation, Strengths and Weaknesses.

What to Expect in the National 5 RMPS Exam – Monday 28th May 2018

The Exam The National 5 Exam is made up of three parts. World Religion Explaining and commenting on the meaning and context of religious beliefs, practices and sources. Morality and Belief Presenting detailed and reasoned views about contemporary moral question Religious and Philosophical Questions Analysing religious and philosophical questions and responses. It lasts 2 hours … Continue reading What to Expect in the National 5 RMPS Exam – Monday 28th May 2018

Is it possible that God could have created the Universe? Higher Origins Essay Help

Is it possible that God could have created the Universe? Higher Origins Essay Help The VIEWS Structure This guide will follow the VIEWS format; which is a good example of how to structure essay paragraphs. Viewpoints Interpretation Example Weaknesses Strengths/ Rebuttal Some may find it easier or more logical to switch the weaknesses and strengths … Continue reading Is it possible that God could have created the Universe? Higher Origins Essay Help

National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

Hello National 5s Below are the revision guides for your three units to complete in the exam. I will add more and more revision guides to this website for the topics that you need to know about for the exam. Remember to use this website to help or come along to B12 after school for … Continue reading National 5 Revision Guides and Questions

What do I need to do in my RMPS Assignment?

The write-ups for RMPS N5 and Higher Assignments are coming up. So below is a guide to help you complete your assignment and achieve a great result. Use the guides, the booklet and this rmps-assignment-planner to help you National 5 The Task   The purpose of this assignment is to demonstrate your ability to apply your … Continue reading What do I need to do in my RMPS Assignment?