An endorsed Philosophy of Religion resource for the AS and A2 OCR Religious Studies qualification. Written by Libby Ahluwalia, using an approach that stretches the most able while also offering plenty of accessible support for those who need more help. The accompanying Teacher Support Book contains discussion ideas, worksheets, revision tests and games, as well as exam-style questions and mark schemes.
Libby Ahluwalia is a leading Religious Studies writer. She combines practical teaching experience with a detailed understanding of examination and Awarding Body Specification development.
CHAPTERS INCLUDED: ; AS ; Introduction: What is philosophy of religion? ; Ancient Greek influences on Christian philosophy of religion ; Judaeo-Christian influences on philosophy of religion ; The goodness and love of God ; Traditional arguments for the existence of God ; Inductive and deductive arguments ; A priori and a posteriori arguments ; Can God's existence be demonstrated through argument? ; Ontological arguments ; Cosmological arguments ; Teleological arguments ; Moral arguments ; The problem of evil ; Jewish responses to evil and suffering ; Beliefs about evil and suffering in Islam ; Hindu and Buddist approaches to evil and suffering ; Christian approaches to evil and suffering ; Religion and science ; A2 ; Religious language ; Religious experience ; Revelation through sacred texts ; Philosophical debates about miracles ; The attributes of God ; Life after death ; Glossary ; Index