RELIGION, PHILOSOPHY & ETHICS
There A Level consists of three units
Unit 1: Philosophy of Religion
Topics include ancient Greek philosophy, the body-soul distinction and arguments for and against the existence of God, as well as the nature of God and the problem of religious language.
Unit 2: Religious Ethics
Topics include a comparative study of religious and non-religious ethical theories and their application to moral issues: euthanasia, sex and relationships and capitalism (business ethics). The concept of conscience, and the validity of ethical language are also studied.
Unit 3: Developments in Christian Thought
Topics include beliefs in human nature, the person of Christ, life after death, and the connection between Christian moral principles and action, with an emphasis on scriptural bases for civil disobedience, feminist and liberation theologies, and Christian attitudes toward other religions.
Three written papers of 2 hours, equally weighted
Course Entry Requirements:
GCSE grade 6 in English Langauge ,or English Literature, History and RE
Teacher to contact: Mr O Lane