GCSE Religious Studies: Religion & Society Based on Christianity & Islam Edexcel A Unit 8 Student Book by Ina Taylor


GCSE Religious Studies: Religion & Society Based on Christianity & Islam Edexcel A Unit 8 Student Book by Ina Taylor

The lively style of this GCSE Religious Studies textbook will engage learners of all abilities. It looks at thought-provoking issues using up-to-date real life examples, making Religious Studies relevant and contemporary. Endorsed by Edexcel, it fully supports the Edexcel Religion and Society option, focusing on Christianity and Islam.


This has been written to support the new specification for GCSE Religious Studies, Edexcel A, Unit 8, Religion and Society, based on a study of Christianity and Islam. The book is divided into four chapters relating to the exam's areas of study and examination questions: rights and responsibilites; environmental and medical issues; peace and conflict; crime and punishment. Chapters begin with an overview of the section and the keywords and their definitions for that part of the exam, to help students revise for Edexcel's 'Type A

-page spread follows on each of the eleven areas of study for each section within the unit relating directly to the exam specification. Relevant keywords are repeated and the inclusion of useful specialist terms will help students raise their grade if they are used correctly in the exam. The information for each topic is clear with good use of graphics, modern-day real-life examples and quotations from the Bible and the Qur'an. The examples represent a wi

About the Author

Taylor is author of Folens KS3 REflections. She is Principal examiner in Judaism (GCSE) for AQA and Senior examiner for WJEC. She has many years experience as Head of Department in a Comprehensive and as Head of Department in a Sixth Form College. She has lead various RE Inset courses in Shropshire, Telford Unitary Authority and Warrington.

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128 pages


Ina Taylor
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Publication date

29th May 2009



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