AQA (A) GCSE Religious Studies Textbook Roman Catholicism - Ethics by Sheila Butler


AQA (A) GCSE Religious Studies Textbook Roman Catholicism - Ethics by Sheila Butler

This textbook has been written to meet the needs of students following the AQA GCSE Religious Studies Specification A course who are studying Unit 4 Roman Catholicism: Ethics. Detailed analysis of the issues and discussion of a range of views are supported throughout by key word definitions and study of set Biblical passages and other Christian teachings. Each section concludes with sample questions and answers, questions for exam practice, class activities and homework tasks. A final section on exam technique is followed by a glossary and list of useful websites. Each of the following topics for this specification is considered from the perspective of Roman Catholicism: Christian values Christian marriage Holy Orders and religious vocation Lay ministry The Sacrament of Reconciliation Crime and punishment Prejudice and discrimination The sacrament of the Anointing of the Sick Respect for human life (at the beginning of life) Respect for human life (at the end of life) Vocation in action War and peace

About the Author

Sheila Butler is a principal examiner and experienced teacher. Until recently she was Head of Religious Studies at Durham High School for Girls. She is currently teaching part-time at Durham School.

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152 pages


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Publication date

29th May 2009



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