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

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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.

The First Precept – To Abstain from Harming Living Things

The Five Precepts are a guide from Buddhists to live ethically and morally. It is up to the individual Buddhist to decide how to follow them and apply them to their lives. If they live in a Monastic Community they may have to follow the Five Precepts more strictly. You can read more about the … Continue reading The First Precept – To Abstain from Harming Living Things

Introduction to the Five Precepts and Three Jewels

Background Living a life in accordance with the Noble Eightfold Path is itself a form of worship. There is no God in Buddhism and Buddhists do not worship Buddha himself as a divine being. The Buddhist community is called the Sangha. The Sangha can refer to a monastic community (Monks living together) or to the … Continue reading Introduction to the Five Precepts and Three Jewels

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?

Recommended Watching – Songs of Praise – Christianity and Cancer

A recommended viewing for those looking at Christianity, suffering, faith, belief in God etc.

Islam Revision Guide – Five Pillars, Life of Mohammed, Judgement Day, The Qur’an, Nature of Allah

S1 Classes will shortly be completing an assessment on the Islam unit they have been working through. You should have been given a copy of the following mind map of the main topics you need to study. This is a guide to give further information on the different topics you have studied to help you … Continue reading Islam Revision Guide – Five Pillars, Life of Mohammed, Judgement Day, The Qur’an, Nature of Allah

S2 Buddhism Course – Revision Guide

The time is nearing for the S2 Assessment consolidating all your learning for Buddhism this term. You should have a copy of the below mind map to help you with what you should be revising. This guide is to provide a refresher for any bits you need extra help on. You will be able to … Continue reading S2 Buddhism Course – Revision Guide

The Four Sights and Going Forth – Buddhism

The Four Sights are the 4 things that Siddhartha Gautama¬†saw for the first time when he left the palace after living a sheltered life. When thinking about the four sights you need to try to think of it from the perspective of never seeing these things before and how your eyes would be opened to … Continue reading The Four Sights and Going Forth – Buddhism

Christianity Quick Revision Guides

Hello! In order to help with your revision for all things Christianity. I have created 1 page revision guides on the main topics. They are just quick overviews and you will need a lot more depth in your exam but it hopefully will help with your revision for your exams. ChristianityHelpSheets All Revision Guides and … Continue reading Christianity Quick Revision Guides