OCR A level Religious Studies - Year One Acknowledgements How to Use this Book Answering Examination Questions Timeline: Scientists, Ethicists and Thinkers PART I PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION 1 The God of Philosophy Ancient Philosophical Influences 2 Plato 3 Aristotle 4 Soul, mind and body The Existence of God 5 Arguments based on Observation 6 Arguments based on reason God and the world 7 Religious Experience 8 The Problem of Evil PART II RELIGIOUS ETHICS 1 What is Ethics? 2 Moral Absolutism and Moral Relativism Normative Ethical Theories: Religious Approaches 3 Natural Moral Law 4 Situation Ethics Normative Ethical Theories 5 Kantian Ethics 6 Utilitarianism Applied Ethics 7 Euthanasia 8 Business Ethics PART III DEVELOPMENTS IN CHRISTIAN THOUGHT 1 Introduction Insight 2 Augustine's teaching on Human Nature 3 Death and the Afterlife Foundations 4 Knowledge of God's Existence 5 The person of Jesus Christ Living 6 Christian moral principles 7 Christian moral action Glossary Bibliography Index
Jon Mayled is a chief examiner. He is author and editor of many popular books for the GCSE and GCE specifications. Jill Oliphant was formerly Head of Religious Studies at Angley School in Kent, UK. Sam Pillay is Subject Leader in Religious Studies at the Axe Valley Academy in Devon, UK.