Religious Experience: God and the World

Preview of Lesson Plans:

Read Einstein’s Quote: what does it mean? – Share

Look at Peterson quote – discuss. RE.PNG

Beat the teacher: How many religious experiences can you think of? Go round room

What are the strengths and weaknesses of religious experience?

Hand out A3 tables for on-going completion.

Watch Toronto Blessing clip on YouTube – discuss thoughts. What questions might this raise about God? Read Biblical passage about speaking in tongues – link to TB as part of evaluation. Read extract in booklet and complete first part of table.

HW: Answer: “Religious Experiences are an illusion of the mind“. To see examples of student’s work follow the link.

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Revision Support:

This 52 page pack contains quizzes, glossaries, summary sheets, essay tips and possible exam questions to help structure your revision for all eight of the AS philosophy topics. It also provides space for notes and outlines the spec requirements. Everything you need to get your revision off to a flying start!

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Recommended extended reading/ quote source:



Recommended viewing (links to Amazon below):
Machine Gun Preacher [DVD]

This film links to the ideas of conversion and also raises some nice ethical issues/ discussion point.

3 thoughts on “Religious Experience: God and the World

  1. hayley Ellen

    This is amazing! Is there any way you could (and would be willing) to email the powerpoint to me?
    Kind regards


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