Religious Studies at Ark 6th Form East Sussex
Religious Studies is a subject that challenges your knowledge of philosophical and ethical approaches. It is different to the study of religion. This subject develops skills of analysis, interpretation and debate.
Section 1 7061/1 - Section A: Philosophy of religion Arguments for the existence of God
- Presentation: Paley’s analogical argument.
- Criticisms: Hume
- Presentation: Anselm’s a priori argument.
- Criticisms: Gaunilo and Kant.
- Presentation: Aquinas' Way 3. The argument from contingency and necessity.
- Criticisms: Hume and Russell
Evil and suffering
- The problem of evil and suffering.
- The nature of religious experience. Verifying religious experiences
Component 2: Ethics
- Normative ethical theories Applied Ethics, War, animal experimentation, abortion
Section 2 – 7061/2B Christianity
- Sources of wisdom and authority
- Self, death and afterlife
- Good conduct and key moral principles
- Expressions of religious identity
Students who study this subject have gone onto study or work in PPE, Sociology, Law, Armed service, Fire service, History.
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