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
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?
Recommended Watching – Songs of Praise – Christianity and Cancer
A recommended viewing for those looking at Christianity, suffering, faith, belief in God etc.
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 … Continue reading Christianity Quick Revision Guides
The Life of Jesus – Revision Resource
This is a great website that talks you through all the things you need to know about Jesus. In the National 5 and Higher Exam - you will need to know Who Jesus was, Beliefs about him, his teachings, what impact he had as well as basic information about his life. You may be asked … Continue reading The Life of Jesus – Revision Resource
Is God A Man In the Sky? – Huffington Post Article
Professor Alan Lurie writes about his beliefs on What God is. He is from a Jewish faith and this could be useful when asked in an exam or assignment about beliefs about God. As a rabbi, I am often asked to define the word “God.” And as a person whose life is centred on knowing … Continue reading Is God A Man In the Sky? – Huffington Post Article
Christian Beliefs about Nature of Humans
In your exam you may be asked about The Nature of Human Beings. This is a revision guide for key ideas that you will need to know for your exam. Created in the Image of God So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he … Continue reading Christian Beliefs about Nature of Humans
Christian Beliefs about Creation
Christians believe that God created the Universe. He chose to create it out of love for humanity. Some may argue that he created it because he wanted to be worshipped, therefore it was selfish his creation however Christians would debate this. They would argue that as God is Omnipotent he doesn't need to be loved. … Continue reading Christian Beliefs about Creation