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GCSE
REVISION
FULL
COURSE

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RELIGION & HUMAN EXPERIENCE




TOPICS


Unit 1 = Religion & Conflict
(War, violence & peace)



Unit 2 = Religion & Medicine
(Sanctity of life, abortion, fertility, genetics)



Unit 3 = Religious Expression
(Places of worship, pilgrimage, interfaith dialogue)



Unit 4 = Authority ­ Religion & State
(Sources of authority ­…

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Unit 1 = Religion & Conflict
(Christianity & Islam)

Key concepts:


Conscience
· An `inner voice' that keeps a person on the right track
· The way a person knows right from wrong
· Something that helps a person choose right and avoid wrong
· An innate moral sense that…

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Reconciliation
· Renewing friendship or normal relationships
· Making up after a quarrel or dispute, and working together again
· Bringing harmony to a situation of disagreement and discord
· Reaching an agreement and understanding after serious dispute




"Do to others what you
would have them do to you"


"No…

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Qualities of a good relationship



Give & Take Openness
Offering to
and No strings
receiving attached
from




Harmony Friendship
Unity & Unity with
being people who
together want to be
together




Tolerance Shared
Make interests &
allowances values.
& forgive With most
things
Honesty
Truthful and
open even in
difficult…

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Disagreement & Dispute
What causes conflict between people?


Differences of Opinions

Selfishness

Feeling Used

Neglect

Not taken Seriously

Stress

Unemployment

Unfair treatment

Illness/accidents

Betrayal

Inequality

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In any friendship or relationship between people, whether just two
people, or a wider group of friends, there are many different
interests and preferences to be considered. It is easy for someone
to feel left out, or feel that their wishes and ideas are not
considered. This means that keeping…

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Conflict, violence & War
Is it ever right to fight?




War and peace are not easy terms to define.

Usually

By WAR we mean a violent conflict between
groups of people or nations.

By PEACE we normally mean the absence of war
­ but `peace' means far more than that!

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Read the following case studies. Are they examples of peace?



Gemma has a row
with her mum and
storms out of the
house. After an hour
walking she returns
home but isn't going
to apologise because
in her mind her mum
is wrong.



Steve is a soldier in
Iraq. He…

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Peace is about more than an absence of war!


z Peace is about being happy and contended within.

z People speak about finding inner peace.

z Many religious people say that their faith brings them inner
peace.

z Religious people wish for world peace.

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