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Christian Worship, The nature of God, The concept of God as a Trinity, Religion, peace and conflict, Prayer

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Test

Story writing,  Technical Accuracy

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Test

The Prelude by William Wordsworth

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Religious Studies                            Revision      Year 10

Religion, peace and conflict

 

  1. Describe the difference between absolute and conditional pacifism. ( 3 marks) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Identify three Christian groups who advocate pacifism. ( 3 marks) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  2. Outline the reasons some Christians believe that it is right to be pacifists. ( 6 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

In 2003, the USA and the UK declared war on Iraq. They believed that the country was hiding weapons of mass destruction. It has been reported that President Bush claimed that he had been told by God to invade Iraq as part of a God-given mission to bring peace to the Middle East, security for Israel, and a state for the Palestinians, Many fundamentalist American Christians supported Bush’s belief. However, the Reverend Barry Lynn, of the US campaign group Americans United for Separation of Church and State, said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’.

 

  1. According to the information above, what type of war does President Bush suggest America and her allies would be fighting if they declared war on Iraq? ( 1 mark) ________________________________________
  2. Explain why the Reverend Barry Lynn said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’. ( 3 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. Fighting for peace is the most important thing that a Christian can do. Discuss this statement.

In your answer, you should:

  • Draw on your learning from across your course of study, including reference to beliefs,

teachings and practices within Christianity

  • Explain and evaluate the importance of points of view from the perspective of Christianity.

[15 marks]

 

 

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Religious Studies                              Year 11                 Revision

Religion, peace and conflict

 

  1. Describe the difference between absolute and conditional pacifism. ( 3 marks) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

  1. Identify three Christian groups who advocate pacifism. ( 3 marks) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

  1. Outline the reasons some Christians believe that it is right to be pacifists. ( 6 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

In 2003, the USA and the UK declared war on Iraq. They believed that the country was hiding weapons of mass destruction. It has been reported that President Bush claimed that he had been told by God to invade Iraq as part of a God-given mission to bring peace to the Middle East, security for Israel, and a state for the Palestinians, Many fundamentalist American Christians supported Bush’s belief. However, the Reverend Barry Lynn, of the US campaign group Americans United for Separation of Church and State, said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’.

 

  1. According to the information above, what type of war does President Bush suggest America and her allies would be fighting if they declared war on Iraq? ( 1 mark) ________________________________________
  2. Explain why the Reverend Barry Lynn said US soldiers ‘are not Christian crusaders, they ought not to be depicted as such’. ( 3 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. Fighting for peace is the most important thing that a Christian can do. Discuss this statement.

In your answer, you should:

  • Draw on your learning from across your course of study, including reference to beliefs,teachings and practices within Christianity
  • Explain and evaluate the importance of points of view from the perspective of Christianity.

[15 marks]

 

 

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Your homework has been sent to your school email. Homework is due the first class back.

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Write a letter to a friend explaining why you like or dislike Mr. Birling. Make sure you:

  • Use the format of a friendly letter.
  • Give your opinion of the character.
  • Use evidence to support your opinion.
  • Remember to write about Priestley’s intention

Remember to PEAL:

  • Make a point at the start of each paragraph.
  • Use evidence from the text to support your point.
  • Analyse the evidence.
  • Link your evidence and point to the question.

Ensure that all quotes used are

  • placed in quotation marks
  • accurate
  • short
  • relevant

Ensure that where relevant, you use terms such as stage directions and dramatic irony.

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Religious Studies

Dialogue within and between religious and non-religious beliefs and attitudes

L.O-To evaluate Christian attitudes to abortion

  1. According to the Church, when does life begin? (1 mark) ___________________
  2. Give three things that must happen for an abortion to be legal in the UK. ( 3 marks) ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  3. When was a new upper time limit of 24 weeks introduced under The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act? ( 1 mark)______________________________
  4. According to the January 2013 survey conducted by YouGov and the University of Lancaster, roughly what percentage of Catholics support abortion? ( 1 mark)_____________
  5. According to the January 2013 survey conducted by YouGov and the University of Lancaster, roughly what percentage of Anglicans support abortion? ( 1 mark) _____________
  6. When does life begin? Give three different non-Christian points of view. ( 3 marks) ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  7. List 3 different passages of scripture that can be used to support the Christian belief that all babies have a soul from the moment of conception. ( 3 marks) _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
  8. Write/Type what each passage of Scripture used above says. ( 3 marks)

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Test         22 September 2017        Religious Education Year 11

Use the quizzes and the puzzle to help you revise/prepare.

Dialogue within and between religious and non-religious beliefs and attitudes

Topics already covered

  • The Monarch as the Head of the Church of England
  • The Monarch as the head of State
  • The Role of the Monarch today

-The Church in Wales

– The Church in Scotland

– The Church in Northern Ireland

  • The role of religion in public life
  • Public holidays based on Christian celebrations
  • The difference between secularisation and humanism
  • The place of religion in a secular society
  • The effects of secularisation on religion
  • Potential clashes between religious and secular values

Topic covered in our last class

Potential clashes between religion, tradition and secular law

  • marriage
  1. in the Roman Catholic Church
  2. in the Church of England
  • clashes between secular and Christian views on marriage

-civil marriage

– Civil partnerships

Annulment

  • Laws about marriage in the U.K. today