“The theory of Evolution is enough to prove that life does not require a creator” How far do you agree? Origins of Life 20 Marks Example

“The theory of Evolution is enough to prove that life does not require a creator” How far do you agree?  What is the question asking? The theory of evolution disproves God as the creator Do you agree with this? What viewpoints will we look at? Creationists – They would disagree. They believe god created everything … Continue reading “The theory of Evolution is enough to prove that life does not require a creator” How far do you agree? Origins of Life 20 Marks Example

What to Expect in the National 5 RMPS Exam – Monday 27th May 2019

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 27th May 2019

How to Survive the Exam Period How to Revise, Look After Yourself and Where to Go for Help

We are coming up fro a stressful time in the School Year. Exam Time. Here's a survival guide for you on top tips on revision, where to go for revision help and how to look after yourself. How to Revise There are lots of different studies into how to study and revise. With lots of … Continue reading How to Survive the Exam Period How to Revise, Look After Yourself and Where to Go for Help

What are the Skills required at National 5? Knowledge, Analyse, Evaluate.

We often hear the words, KU, Analyse and Evaluate. But do we know what good Analysis looks like? This guide to RMPS Skills is found in the SQA National 5 Course Specification. It's a handy document to read through for both teachers and pupils. Knowledge and Understanding The level of knowledge expected at National 5 … Continue reading What are the Skills required at National 5? Knowledge, Analyse, Evaluate.

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?

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.