Religious Studies A Revision Book for Common Entrance by Michael Wilcockson


Religious Studies A Revision Book for Common Entrance by Michael Wilcockson

This edition of the Religious Studies ISEB Revision Guide reflects the revised 2011 Common Entrance syllabus, and includes a brand new section on Contemporary Issues. Pupils are given a summary of all prescribed Old and New Testament texts, together with a comprehensive analysis of the issues raised by each. There is an additional revision section covering the history, structure and key beliefs of the six major world religions: Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism and Sikhism. Pupils can perfect their exam technique using the sample exam questions included in the book, and a comprehensive glossary defines all the key terms required at this level. - Endorsed by ISEB - In line with the 2011 Common Entrance syllabus - Consolidates the key facts that pupils need to know for Syllabus A of the Common Entrance syllabus into one convenient resource - Information is presented clearly in bullet point format for ease of learning - Sample exam questions ensure pupils have understood the material covered and identify areas requiring further study prior to the exam - A comprehensive glossary defines all the key terms required at this level for quick and easy reference


'This Revision Guide picks out the key points from each component within syllabus A, providing a 'revision friendly'


About the Author

Michael Wilcockson was brought up in Cambridge and studied Theology at Balliol College, Oxford. After completing his PGCE at Pembroke College, Cambridge he was appointed Head of Divinity at Aldenham School and later at The Leys School, Cambridge. From 1996 he has been Head of Divinity at Eton College. He was a Farmington Fellow at Harries Manchester College, Oxford in 2003 and appointed Visiting Scholar at Pembroke College, Cambridge in 2010. Michael is a Chief Examiner for A Level Religious Studies for a leading examination board and a chief setter for Common Entrance Religious Studies for ISEB, as well as an acclaimed author of many GCSE and A Level textbooks. He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Educational Assessors.

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224 pages


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Publication date

6th May 2011



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