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.

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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

Understanding Humanism Resources

  This is a great website created by the Humanist Society of Scotland to understand Humanist views on things. https://www.humanism.scot/what-we-do/education/education-resources/ It includes What is Humanism? PDF Bioethics PDF The Origin of Religion PDF Humanist Responses to Various Moral Issues - Great for assignments or assessments where you need a non religious viewpoint! https://www.humanism.scot/what-we-do/previous-campaigns/the-h-factor/ Responses to … Continue reading Understanding Humanism Resources

Is it Reasonable to Believe that God Created the Universe? Higher Model Answer

Is it reasonable to believe that God Created the Universe? (20 Marks) Below is a model answer of the above question. I have added in some links to help with additional reading. This is a question that has been widely debated for years and as scientific advances happen, fresh debates also happen. In order for … Continue reading Is it Reasonable to Believe that God Created the Universe? Higher Model Answer

Cosmological and Teleological Arguments Revision Posters

In order to help you with the Origins and Existence of God revision. I have created some posters that you can use to help with your revision and understanding. RME teachers feel free to print and use in your classroom.