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Paper 4 ­ Implications

a) Examine the argument and/or interpretation in the passage (30 marks)
b) Do you agree with the ideas expressed? Justify your point of view and
discuss its implications for understanding religion and human
experience (20 marks)

Extract 1 ­ "Godtalk is evidently nonsense" ­A.J. Ayer

Topics:…

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d) Agno sti
c v iew is
th at
we
ca n not
s ay
if G od
exist
s o r
not
( w hi
c h i
s r
ig ht
)
a. B u t doesn '
t say t
hat t
he se nten ces `…

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d) B ut
t
h i
s i
s no good ,
b eca u se
if
h e
had
actu all
y un co vered a ny genuine
i nf
orma t
io n,
h e
w o uld
be abl
e t
o express i
t
(at
lea…

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K now l
e dge ­ wh at
i
s rel
igi
ou s
know le d g e?
H ow
do we kno w t
ha t an experi
ence is
f r
o m God
I ntui
ti
o n
­ i
f we i
ntuit that
an…

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c) Al
so
pr ese n t
w he n we
exp e ri
e nc e other p eo p l
e
as conscious sel
ves wit
h
minds a nd f e el
ing s l
ike ou r o w n
d) Si
milar i
ti
es…

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a) Chri
s ti
a ns
li
ke the i
dea o f
kno wing
G od thr
ou g h
int
uit
ion a n d reli
gio u s
exper i
ence ­ a nd
thi
s see ms
to f
it
w i
th
the…

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b) Wa t
c h analogy (
no t
Pa l
ey)
c) Cont
d) Cont
e) Cont
f) Feeli
n g of
certa i
nt y not
w ha t
ma kes us ri
g ht
, eve n t ho ugh
a
feel
ing
o f

cer
tai…

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c) Those t
e rms
take
fo r gr
an t
ed t
h a t
t
h e re i s
a g enuine
ob j
ec t
o f
exp er
ience
­
beyond the experie ncer
's
me nta l
stat e
­ bu t
t hat…

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c) Tryi
n g
to d e sc r
i be
a n d
a na lys e Chr i
sti
an t
h inki
n g
in a
w a y t
h at l
e n ds i
ts e l
f t
o
an
in t
erpre…

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a) Easy t
o r
e la t
e t
o
other con trasts of
C hr i
s t i
a n t
h o ugh t
­
s uch a s bel
ief
in bei
ng
bet
ter
th an b eli
ef
about
b) Fai
th r…

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