Higher RMPS Revision Tasks

Higher's who are looking for some revision inspiration - here is a list of tasks you can complete split up into different sections of time. This could be adapted for different units or even different subjects. I have linked to some Kahoot quizzes which I will make more of as time goes on. 5 Minute … Continue reading Higher RMPS Revision Tasks

Higher RMPS Past Paper Questions – Islam, Justice and Origins

This table below is a quick reference guide for all past paper questions in Higher for Justice, Islam and Origins. What can you do with these questions to help your revision? Time yourself writing a response. It should be about 20 minutes for a 10 marker and 40 minutes for a 20 marker. Go through … Continue reading Higher RMPS Past Paper Questions – Islam, Justice and Origins

Existence of God Revision Notes

Another brilliant set of revision notes on the Existence of God Unit. Nature of God Omnipotent – God is all powerful Omniscient – God knows all Omnibenevolence – God is entirely good Omnipresent – God is present in all of time & space Creator of everything that exists Why might people disagree about the nature … Continue reading Existence of God Revision Notes

“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 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.

Creation Science – Institute of Creation Research

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?

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?

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 is the Purpose of Revelation?

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?