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.
Creation Scientists take a literal approach to Genesis 1, believing it to be an actual account of the creation of the universe. They use science to back up this view. The Institute for Creation Research (ICR) was created to complete research into backing up this theory. Founded by Dr. Henry Morris in 1970, ICR exists … Continue reading Creation Science – Institute of Creation Research
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?
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
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.
The Origins course will look at many different ideas about where the Universe comes from and who made it. We are going to explore this in this unit and look at different answers to the question: What are the Origins of the Universe? To begin with, we are going to focus on Christianity and how … Continue reading What is the Purpose of Revelation?
What is the Euthyphro Dilemma?
The Euthyphro Dillemma explained as well as the Strengths and Weaknesses of each side of the dilemma.
Revision Guide for Morality and Moral Philosophy
What is Determinism?
An overview of Hard and Soft Determinism, Biological approach, Criminology, sociology, psychology.
A recommended viewing for those looking at Christianity, suffering, faith, belief in God etc.
Our S2 class have been learning about Suffering and why it happens and recently after watching Bruce Almighty have been challenged with the task of writing an Imaginative Piece on "If I Were A God". I have put up some of my favourite pieces so far! Dear God, I have been thinking about what is … Continue reading If I Was A God – Pupil Work