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Mr C McConnell (Principal Teacher) Rm 16
Who am I? – An introduction to RMPS, considering how we understand the universe, existence and our place in the world with religious and non-religious beliefs.
What is real? – How can we believe that anything is real, evidence based faith.
What is God?- A look at the nature of God with worldviews such as theism, monotheism, polytheism, agnosticism, atheism.
Christianity- A detailed and in depth learning of Christianity. This includes Genesis, Jesus, Christian morality, Christian music, the Bible and other themes.
Human injustice- Starting with Martin Luther King and racism, and later learning about sectarianism, anti-Semitism, homophobia and transphobia LGBTQ+.
Islam- A detailed study of the religion Islam covering the five pillars, Muslims beliefs, Muslims in Scotland and the UK.
Investigating religion and belief- A chance for pupils to develop their research skills and identify an area of religious belief to study in connection with moral and philosophical issues.
Medical ethics – Abortion, embryo research.
Medical ethics- Euthanasia.
The problem of suffering and evil- An in depth analysis of the role suffering and evil play in living, faith and how to respond to it.
The philosophy of existence – A light contemplation of how we define and experience everything around us.