All About Faith: One Volume Edition (All About Faith)

All About Faith: One Volume Edition (All About Faith)

By: Anne Boyle (author), Niall Boyle (author)Paperback

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The book fulfils the requirements of both the Department of Education and Science syllabus and the Catechetical Guidelines of the Irish Catholic Bishops. The text has been thoroughly revised and restructured, and simplified where necessary. Some new material has also been added. The idea of 'Communities of Faith' is introduced from the outset and then integrated throughout the text. This one-volume edition of All About Faith is suitable for mixed-ability classes. It follows a graded approach, reflecting both the student's growing understanding of religion and the questioning climate of today's classroom. Both examination-type questions and reflective exercises are included, making the book suitable for both examination and non-examination classes. Attractive full-colour design with numerous photographs and illustrations.

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Anne and Niall Boyle both teach religion at St Patrick's Classical School, Navan, Co. Meath. They are also the authors of the popular senior cycle textbook The Challenge of God: Exploring Morality.


Part One: Foundations 1. Communities of Faith: An Introduction to Religion 2. The Elements of Religion 3. Faith and Prayer Part Two: Judaism 4. The Origins of Judaism 5. Judaism: Sacred Text and Worship Part Three: The Origins of Christianity 6. The Bible 7. The Gospels: Similarities and Differences 8. The Birth of Jesus 9. Life in Palestine 10. Under Roman Rule 11. Jesus Prepares for His Mission 12. Jesus Begins His Public Ministry 13. The Kingdom of God 14. Teaching by Parables 15. The Miracles of Jesus 16. Jesus' Entry into Jerusalem 17. Jesus in the Temple 18. The Arrest and Interrogation of Jesus 19. The Trial and Death of Jesus 20. The Resurrection of Jesus 21. The Expansion of Christianity 22. The Identity of Jesus 23. The Trinity Part Four: Christianity: Beliefs and Worship 24. Christianity: Creed and Traditions 25. Growing Closer to God in the Sacraments 26. Place of Worship: The Church 27. The Liturgical Year 28. Pilgrimage Part Five: Communities of Faith in Ireland 29. Catholicism 30. Protestantism 31. Ecumenism Part Six: Islam 32. The Origins of Islam 33. Islam: Belief and Worship Part Seven: Hinduism 34. Hinduism: Origins, Belief and Worship Part Eight: Buddhism 35. The Origins of Buddhism 36. Buddhism: Sacred Text, Belief and Worship Part Nine: Challenges to Faith 37. Religion and Science: The Origins of the Conflict 38. Interpreting the Bible 39. Religion and Science in Partnership 40. Religion in Contemporary Society Part Ten: Morality 41. Introduction to Morality 42. Love One Another 43. Discipleship 44. Making Moral Decisions 45. Sin and Forgiveness 46. Law and Morality 47. Exploring Moral Issues Part Eleven: Life after Death 48. Reason for Hope 49. The Life Beyond

Product Details

  • publication date: 04/03/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780717138579
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 335
  • ID: 9780717138579
  • weight: 968
  • ISBN10: 0717138577

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