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

“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

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

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?

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

Origin of the Universe – The Scientific Approach

For Scientific Materialists, it is unreasonable to believe that a God or Supernatural being created the Universe. Instead, they deduce through scientific reasoning and the scientific method that the origin of the Universe can be explained solely through science with no religious input. One believer of this approach is Richard Dawkins, an evolutionary biologist who … Continue reading Origin of the Universe – The Scientific Approach

The Big Bang Theory Explained

The Big Bang Theory is a term for a theory that is centuries old although is on record as being term the 'Big Bang Theory' by Fred Hoyle in the 1920s. There are many different parts to the Big Bang Theories and some disagreements within the scientific community as to the cause and effect of … Continue reading The Big Bang Theory Explained