Written by senior examiners and endorsed by WJEC, this book includes everything you need for success in your study and exams. The only study and revision guide available that precisely matches the WJEC AS Religious Studies - Introduction to Philosophy of Religion and Introduction to Religion and Ethics course you are studying - all you need to support you through your AS course and prepare you for the exams. The book contains essential underpinning knowledge to support course study as well as revision. Features to aid study support include: / Numerous diagrams clearly explain each concept / Examiner pointers focus on understanding and using the underpinning knowledge. / Key terms are clearly defined on each page. / Quickfire questions check and reinforce your understanding. / Features to aid revision support include: / Q&A section provides numerous exam-style questions with two levels of student answers and examiner commentaries and marks so you can see where mistakes are typically made and where marks can be gained. / Exam practice and technique section offers advice on how exam questions are set and marked and how to boost grades.
/ Grade boost tips help refine exam technique, improve grades and avoid common mistakes. /Unit summaries provide a visual prompt for remembering key knowledge.
Karl Lawson is an experienced teacher and Deputy Head of Humanities at Ysgol John Bright, Llandudno. He is also a Chair of Examiners for A Level Religious Studies. Andrew Pearce is an experienced teacher and Head of 6th Form/ Pupil Performance Manager at Pencoed Comprehensive, Bridgend, South Wales. He is a GCE Religious Studies principal examiner at both AS and A2 level and has many years' experience of examining in the subject.
Part One: Knowledge and Understanding: RS1 & RS2 Discovering Religious Studies: RS1/2 ETH Introduction to Religion and Ethics: Aquinas's natural law; Situation ethics; Utilitarianism; Applied ethics; RS1/2 PHIL Introduction to Philosophy of Religion: Cosmological argument; Teleological argument; Evil and suffering; Religious experience: Mysticism; Part Two: Exam Practice and Technique: Exam Advice and Guidance; Questions and Answers (and examiner commentaries);