Eduqas GCSE Religious Studies (9-1): Route B ebook
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Eduqas GCSE Religious Studies (9-1): Route B ebook

By Laura Skinner-Howe, Rebecca Jinks, Ann-Marie Bridle
US$ 23.99
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Book Description

This book combines clear and comprehensive coverage of the Eduqas specification and features designed to help students develop essential exam skills. Authored by a team of experienced teachers and examiners, the book provides focused coverage of Catholic Christianity and Judaism. Essential content is covered in an accessible and easy to follow format, with commentaries to help explain and give context to sources of wisdom. 'Knowledge recall' and 'Evaluation practice'
activities offer regular opportunity for students to retrieve and apply their knowledge. Dedicated skills practice pages packed with exam guidance, questions and exemplars show students how to structure and improve their answers. These include helpful hints and annotated responses to the (d)
questions, to help students master key evaluation skills. With an introduction that talks students through what they can expect in their Eduqas exam paper, and supported by an ebook and digital resources on Kerboodle, this course offers a succinct, targeted and complete approach to confidently prepare students for their exams.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Introduction
  • Component 1: Foundational Catholic Theology
  • Chapter 1: Origins and meaning
    • Introduction and concepts
    • 1.1 The origins of the universe
    • 1.2 The Big Bang theory and the theory of evolution
    • 1.3 The sanctity and value of human life
    • 1.4 Humanist views on the value of life
    • 1.5 Creation in Genesis 1 and 2
    • 1.6 Catholic and Humanist views on caring for the environment
    • 1.7 Revelation and inspiration in the Bible
    • 1.8 Michelangelo’s Creation of Adam
    • 1.9 Symbolism in the Tree of Life mosaic
    • 1.10 Catholic social teaching
    • 1.11 The role of the Catholic Church in interfaith dialogue
    • 1.12 The work of CAFOD and SVP
    • Skills practice
  • Chapter 2: Good and evil
    • Introduction and concepts
    • 2.1 The Trinity
    • 2.2 The Incarnation
    • 2.3 The origin of evil
    • 2.4 God’s goodness
    • 2.5 The Catholic response to the problem of evil
    • 2.6 The Catholic response to suffering
    • 2.7 Jesus as a moral authority
    • 2.8 Natural Law and the development of the virtues
    • 2.9 Catholic sculptures and statues
    • 2.10 Michelangelo’s Pieta
    • 2.11 Pilgrimage to Lourdes
    • 2.12 The Rosary
    • Skills practice
  • Component 2: Applied Catholic Theology
  • Chapter 3: Life and death
    • Introduction and concepts
    • 3.1 Catholic beliefs about the meaning of death and dying well
    • 3.2 Catholic beliefs about resurrection
    • 3.3 Eschatology
    • 3.4 Alternative viewpoints on life after death
    • 3.5 The debate about the right to die
    • 3.6 The Magisterium
    • 3.7 The Second Vatican Council
    • 3.8 Christian sarcophagi
    • 3.9 The Paschal candle
    • 3.10 Music in the liturgy
    • 3.11 The funeral rite and praying for the dead
    • 3.12 Prayer
    • Skills practice
  • Chapter 4: Sin and forgiveness
    • Introduction and concepts
    • 4.1 Crime, sin, morality and punishment
    • 4.2 Christian teachings on forgiveness
    • 4.3 Catholic teaching on capital punishment
    • 4.4 Arguments for and against capital punishment
    • 4.5 Catholic beliefs about salvation
    • 4.6 Catholic beliefs about Hell
    • 4.7 The nature of the Church
    • 4.8 The Church and salvation
    • 4.9 Features of a church building
    • 4.10 The sacraments
    • 4.11 Evangelisation
    • 4.12 Evangelising in Britain
    • Skills practice
  • Component 3: Study of Judaism
  • Chapter 5: Beliefs and teachings
    • Introduction and concepts
    • 5.1 The nature of God: One, Creator, Law-Giver and Judge
    • 5.2 The nature and significance of the Shekhinah
    • 5.3 The nature and role of the Messiah
    • 5.4 The covenant with Abraham
    • 5.5 The covenant with Moses at Sinai
    • 5.6 The nature and importance of pikuach nefesh
    • 5.7 The mitzvot
    • 5.8 Beliefs about the afterlife
    • Skills practice
  • Chapter 6: Practices
    • Introduction and concepts
    • 6.1 Orthodox and Reform synagogue services
    • 6.2 Worship in the home
    • 6.3 The synagogue
    • 6.4 Brit Milah and Bar and Bat Mitzvah
    • 6.5 Marriage and mourning
    • 6.6 The Tenakh and the Talmud: keeping kosher
    • 6.7 Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur
    • 6.8 Pesach and Sukkot
    • Skills practice
  • GLOSSARY
  • INDEX
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