Succeed at Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2: Religion and Life Based on a Study of Christianity with this revision guide which provides the content you need and guidance on applying it. This revision guide has been written by an experienced examiner in order to help you achieve examination success in Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2. Helps you learn what you need to know for the examination by breaking down and summarising the content into bitesize chunks
Succeed at Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2: Religion and Life Based on a Study of Christianity with this revision guide which provides the content you need and guidance on applying it.
This revision guide has been written by an experienced examiner in order to help you achieve examination success in Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2.
Table of Contents:
Section 1 Believing in GodIntroduction1.1 Christian upbringing1.2 Religious experience1.3 The argument from design and belief in God1.4 The argument from causation and belief in God1.5 Scientific explanations of the world and agnosticism and atheism1.6 How Christians respond to scientific explanations of the world1.7 How unanswered prayers may lead to agnosticism or atheism1.8 How Christians respond to unanswered prayers1.9 Evil and suffering1.10 How Christians respond to the problem of evil and suffering1.11 How two programmes about religion could affect a person’s attitude to belief in GodHow to answer exam questionsSection 2 Matters of life and deathIntroduction2.1 Christian beliefs about life after death2.2 Non-religious reasons for believing in life after death2.3 Why some people do not believe in life after death2.4 The nature of abortion2.5 Christian attitudes to abortion2.6 The nature of euthanasia2.7 Christian attitudes to euthanasia2.8 The media and matters of life and death2.9 The causes of world poverty.2.10 How and why one Christian agency is trying to end world poverty.2.11 How an issue from matters of life and death has been presented in one form of the mediaHow to answer exam questionsSection 3 Marriage and the familyIntroduction3.1 Changing attitudes to marriage and family life3.2 Christian attitudes to sex outside marriage3.3 The purposes of marriage in Christianity and the wedding ceremony3.4 Christian attitudes to divorce3.5 Why family life is important for Christians3.6 How Christian churches help with the upbringing of children.3.7 How Christian churches help to keep the family together3.8 Christian attitudes to homosexuality3.9 Different methods of contraception and the reasons for them.3.10 Different Christian attitudes to contraception3.11 How an issue from marriage and the family has been presented in one form of the mediaHow to answer exam questionsSection 4 Religion and community cohesionIntroduction4.1 How and why attitudes to the roles of men and women have changed in the United Kingdom4.2 Different Christian attitudes to equal rights for women in religion4.3 The nature of the United Kingdom as a multi-ethnic society4.4 Government action to promote community cohesion in the United Kingdom4.5 The work of a Christian Church to help asylum seekers and/or immigrant workers4.6 Why Christians should help to promote racial harmon4.7 Differences among Christians in their attitudes to other religions4.9 Issues raised for religion by a multi-faith society4.10 Ways in which religions work to promote community cohesion in the United Kingdom4.11 How an issue from religion and community cohesion has been presented in one form of the mediaHow to answer exam questions
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Victor Watton is an experienced author of General Studies, Citizenship and RE textbooks. He has had many years experience as a senior examiner.