Presentation on theme: "GCSE Religious Studies Philosophy and Ethics. How the course works 4 Units, each with a 1 hour exam counting for 25% of the GCSE 2 units are done this."— Presentation transcript:
How the course works 4 Units, each with a 1 hour exam counting for 25% of the GCSE 2 units are done this year, 2 next year. Each exam will require you to answer a question on two out of three topics All of you end up with great results!
“Philosophy 2” Good and Evil – The Problem of Evil – Coping with suffering – Sources and reasons for moral behaviour Revelation Religion and Science – Origins of the world – Environmental issues
“Ethics 1” Religion and Human Relationships – Men and women – Marriage and Divorce – Sexuality Religion and Medical Ethics – Abortion – Fertility treatment – Euthanasia Religion, poverty and wealth – Causes of hunger and poverty – Religious attitudes to poverty
How the exam works 14 Christianity (a) What is stewardship?  (b) Give two examples of environmental issues.  (c) What are the main scientific theories concerning how the world and humanity began?  (d) Explain why some Christians might not accept scientific theories about the origins of the world.  (e) ‘The world is ours to treat as we like.’ Discuss this statement. You should include different, supported points of view and a personal viewpoint. You must refer to Christianity in your answer.  Total: