Religion, Ethics & Philosophy
In Religious Studies A level, we will consider the big questions of life: Is this world real? What do we mean by right and wrong? Should we obey our conscience? Should we do what makes us happy? Can we prove that God exists?
Philosophy of Religion: Ancient Greek influences on philosophy of religion; Judaeo-Christian influences on philosophy of religion; Traditional arguments for the existence of God; Challenges to religious belief.
Religious Fundamentalism: We look at the origins of religious fundamentalism and in the world today. We compare and contrast the Taliban and the Amish.
Philosophy of Religion: Religious Language; Experience and Religion; Nature of God; Life and Death; Miracles.
Religious Studies is about spiritual, ethical, social and moral questions so it is valuable in any profession and contributes to your personal development. It’s especially valuable if you are progressing into theology; philosophy; law; journalism; sociology and the social sciences; medicine; nursing and teaching.