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Religion and Life: Christianity for Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2 Second Edition By Victor W. Watton

Religion and Life: Christianity for Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2 Second Edition
by Victor W. Watton

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A second edition of this title within the best-selling Religion and Life series, completely revised to meet the structure, content and assessment requirements of the 2009 Edexcel Religious Studies GCSE, Unit 2.
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Religion and Life: Christianity for Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2 Second Edition by Victor W. Watton

Written by senior examiners and endorsed by Edexcel, this second edition of Religion and Life: Christianity has been fully revised to meet the structure, content and assessment requirements of the new Edexcel GCSE in Religious Studies Specification A, Unit 2.

This new edition integrates the requirements of the new GCSE into the familiar and proven format of the previous edition, with:
* exam-specific advice, questions and model answers
* a clear, accessible structure to guide students through the course
* student-focused features to aid learning such as key terms and summary boxes
* up-to-date photos and examples

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Religion and Life: Christianity for Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2 Second Edition Reviews


As expected Diane Kolka and Victor Watton have drawn on their immense experience teaching and examining to provide a one-stop resource for any pupil. No matter what level of subject knowledge the teacher will find themselves well equipped if this is part of their library. Pupils in this final year of the current Edexcel GCSE will be able to practice examples of Exam paper questions and build up their skills. The source materials are well chosen and the practice of the exam questions will prepare your pupils with greater challenge and with many opportunities to improve their performance. Carefully chosen images and quotations enhance the learning experience. -- Mr Gerry Cohan * Abigail Lambert *

About Victor W. Watton


Victor Watton is a bestselling author and experience examiner.
Diane Kolka is an experienced examiner and teacher.

Table of Contents


Section 1 Believing in God Introduction 1.1 Christian upbringing 1.2 Religious experience 1.3 The argument from design and belief in God 1.4 The argument from causation and belief in God 1.5 Scientific explanations of the world and agnosticism and atheism 1.6 How Christians respond to scientific explanations of the world 1.7 How unanswered prayers may lead to agnosticism or atheism 1.8 How Christians respond to unanswered prayers 1.9 Evil and suffering 1.10 How Christians respond to the problem of evil and suffering 1.11 How two programmes about religion could affect a person's attitude to belief in God How to answer exam questions Section 2 Matters of life and death Introduction 2.1 Christian beliefs about life after death 2.2 Non-religious reasons for believing in life after death 2.3 Why some people do not believe in life after death 2.4 The nature of abortion 2.5 Christian attitudes to abortion 2.6 The nature of euthanasia 2.7 Christian attitudes to euthanasia 2.8 The media and matters of life and death 2.9 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 media How to answer exam questions Section 3 Marriage and the family Introduction 3.1 Changing attitudes to marriage and family life 3.2 Christian attitudes to sex outside marriage 3.3 The purposes of marriage in Christianity and the wedding ceremony 3.4 Christian attitudes to divorce 3.5 Why family life is important for Christians 3.6 How Christian churches help with the upbringing of children. 3.7 How Christian churches help to keep the family together 3.8 Christian attitudes to homosexuality 3.9 Different methods of contraception and the reasons for them. 3.10 Different Christian attitudes to contraception 3.11 How an issue from marriage and the family has been presented in one form of the media How to answer exam questions Section 4 Religion and community cohesion Introduction 4.1 How and why attitudes to the roles of men and women have changed in the United Kingdom 4.2 Different Christian attitudes to equal rights for women in religion 4.3 The nature of the United Kingdom as a multi-ethnic society 4.4 Government action to promote community cohesion in the United Kingdom 4.5 The work of a Christian Church to help asylum seekers and/or immigrant workers 4.6 Why Christians should help to promote racial harmon 4.7 Differences among Christians in their attitudes to other religions 4.9 Issues raised for religion by a multi-faith society 4.10 Ways in which religions work to promote community cohesion in the United Kingdom 4.11 How an issue from religion and community cohesion has been presented in one form of the media How to answer exam questions

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GOR004715384
Religion and Life: Christianity for Edexcel GCSE Religious Studies Unit 2 Second Edition by Victor W. Watton
Victor W. Watton
RAL
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Hodder Education
2009-06-26
120
0340986786
9780340986783
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