Christian and Islamic Attitudes Towards Death

Here is a one-off PowerPoint providing you with everything you need to know about Christian and Islamic attitudes towards death as part of the AQA Religious Studies course. I should imagine that it is a part of most other courses as well anyway.

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Jack Bennett, 11O…read more

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Some people claim to have had `near-
death experiences', and others claim to
be able to talk to the dead, or to have
seen ghosts.
But there is no scientific proof that such
experiences actually provide a glimpse
into a possible afterlife.
It is therefore possible, that when people
die, they simply stop living and that there
is nothing beyond this life...…read more

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Ideas about what happens after death, and
its connection with how life is lived on earth,
is a fundamental part of all religions.
It helps people to make sense of life,
particularly when life seems unfair or at
times of suffering.
It gives support and comfort at times of loss
and bereavement.
Ultimately, it provides a purpose to life.…read more

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Christians hope that if they follow Jesus'
teaching and accept him as their Lord and
Saviour, then this new `resurrection life'
awaits them.
By being born as a human being and then
dying on the cross, Jesus made this new `life
after death' possible for all.…read more

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Jesus said, `I am the resurrection and the
life. He who believes in me will live, even
though he dies.'
John 11:25-26
God so loved the world that he gave his one
and only Son, that whoever believes in him
shall not perish but have eternal life.
John 3:16…read more

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