Developments in Christian Thought exam questions

Past paper questions 2018 (AS and A Level) Critically assess the significance of Augustine’s teaching on human relationships before the Fall. ‘The most important source for Christian ethics is Church teaching.’ Discuss. To what extent is faith the only means of knowing God? ‘Bonhoeffer’s theology is still relevant today.’ Discuss. To what extent was Jesus… Read More Developments in Christian Thought exam questions

Religion and ethics exam questions

Past paper questions 2018 (AS and A Level) ‘Voluntary euthanasia is always morally acceptable.’ Discuss. ‘The concept of agape gives no help at all in moral decision-making.’ Discuss. Critically assess the view that utilitarianism provides a helpful way to make moral decisions. Evaluate Aquinas’ theological approach to conscience. ‘“Good” is meaningful.’ Discuss. Assess the view… Read More Religion and ethics exam questions

Philosophy of religion exam questions

Past paper questions June 2018 (AS and A level questions) ‘Conversion experiences do not provide a basis for belief in God.’ Discuss. Critically discuss Aristotle’s understanding of reality. To what extent does Kant successfully criticise the ontological argument? ‘The best approach to understanding religious language is through the cataphatic way.’ Discuss. To what extent does… Read More Philosophy of religion exam questions

Religion, Crime and Punishment – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting beliefs in contemporary British society about corporal punishment. Explain two similar beliefs about murder. Explain two similar beliefs about forgiveness of criminals. If the question refers to ‘beliefs in contemporary British society’, at least one part of your answer must be about Christian views. 5 mark questions Explain two… Read More Religion, Crime and Punishment – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

Religion, Peace and Conflict – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting beliefs in contemporary British society about when violence is justified. Explain two similar beliefs about terrorism. Explain two similar beliefs about reconciliation. If the question refers to ‘beliefs in contemporary British society’, at least one part of your answer must be about Christian views. 5 mark questions Explain two religious… Read More Religion, Peace and Conflict – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

The existence of God and revelation – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting beliefs in contemporary British society about miracles. Explain two similar beliefs about general revelation. Explain two similar beliefs evil as an argument against the existence of God If the question refers to ‘beliefs in contemporary British society’, at least one part of your answer must be about Christian views. 5… Read More The existence of God and revelation – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

Religion and Life – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting beliefs in contemporary British society about euthanasia. Explain two similar beliefs about the origins of the world. Explain two similar beliefs about the use of the environment. If the question refers to ‘beliefs in contemporary British society’, at least one part of your answer must be about Christian views. 5… Read More Religion and Life – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

Islam: practices – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting ways in which Muslims might give zakah. Explain two contrasting understandings of the festival of Ashura. Explain two contrasting ways in which Muslims today might celebrate Id-ul-Fitr. 5 mark questions Explain two Muslim ways in which Muslims pray. Explain two ways in which Muslims show that the Shahadah is… Read More Islam: practices – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

Islam: beliefs and teachings – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two ways in which the belief that the Qur’an is the final revelation of God influences Muslims today. Explain two ways in which beliefs about predestination influence Muslims today. Explain two ways in which the belief that God is just influences Muslims today. 5 mark questions Explain two Muslim teachings about… Read More Islam: beliefs and teachings – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

Christianity: practices – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two contrasting ways in which Christians might worship. Explain two contrasting ways in which Christians celebrate baptism. Explain two contrasting examples of how Christians might seek to convert people to Christianity. 5 mark questions Explain two ways in which Christian churches might respond to persecution. Explain two ways in which Christians… Read More Christianity: practices – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

Christianity: beliefs and teachings – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS

4 mark questions Explain two ways in which the belief that Jesus is the Son of God influence Christians today. Explain two ways in which beliefs about sin influence Christians today. Explain two ways in which beliefs about atonement influence Christians today. 5 mark questions Explain two Christian teachings about salvation. Explain two Christian teachings… Read More Christianity: beliefs and teachings – ADDITIONAL EXAM QUESTIONS