Cambridge Studies of Religion Stage 6 Pack PDF Textbook: Stage 6

Cambridge Studies of Religion Stage 6 Pack PDF Textbook: Stage 6

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Cambridge Studies of Religion Second Edition is a complete educational resource written specifically for the NSW Stage 6 Studies of Religion Syllabus. Revised, reviewed and updated, this second edition continues to guide students to a greater understanding of the origins, beliefs, text, ethics, practices and people of the world's most wide-reaching religions. New in the Second Edition, the Study Toolkit is included free with the student book to provide you with essential exam support. It draws on a variety of revision methods to offer advice on understanding the syllabus and strategies for successful exam preparation. Free additional support resources, including a PDF version of the student book, updates and links to other Studies of Religion resources, are available online at www.cambridge.edu.au/GO.show more

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  • Online resource
  • CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Cambridge University Press (Virtual Publishing)
  • Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • 1139054864
  • 9781139054867

Table of contents

1 The Nature of Religion [preliminary 1 and 2 unit (16 hours)]; This book and how to use it; Tips for Studies of Religion students; The nature of religion and beliefs; The characteristics of religion; Beliefs and believers; The contribution of religion to society; Dynamic living religions - change versus tradition; Australian aboriginal beliefs and spiritualities - the Dreaming; 2 Religion in Australia pre-1945 [preliminary 2 unit (16 hours)]; Arrival of Christianity; Arrival and establishment of other religious traditions; Issues related to the development of Christianity pre-1945; The contribution of one religious tradition; Conclusion; 3 Religion in Australia post-1945 [HSC 1 and 2 unit (16 hours)]; Introduction; The diversity of contemporary Aboriginal spiritualities; Religious expression in Australia - 1945 to the present; 4 Buddhism: The basic facts [preliminary 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Historical and cultural context; The Buddha; Formation of the Sangha; The main schools of Buddhism; Principal beliefs; Sacred texts and writings; Core ethical teaching; Personal devotion in the home; 5 Buddhism depth study [HSC1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Significant people and schools of thought Ethics; Significant practices in the lives of adherents; 6 Christianity: The basic facts [preliminary 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Historical and cultural context; Jesus Christ/Jesus of Nazareth; Development of early Christian communities Principal beliefs; Sacred texts and writings; Core ethical teachings; Personal devotion; 7 Christianity depth study [HSC 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Significant people and schools of thought; Ethics; Significant practices in the lives of adherents; 8 Hinduism: The basic facts [preliminary 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; The two main variants in Hinduism - Vaishnava and Shaiva; Principal beliefs; Sacred texts and writings; Core ethical teachings; Personal devotion in the home - Puja; 9 Hinduism depth study [HSC 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Significant people and schools of thought; Ethics; Significant practices in the lives of adherents; 10 Islam: The basic facts [preliminary 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Origins; The life of the Prophet Muhammad; Islam after the prophet; Principal beliefs; Sacred texts and writings; Core ethical teachings; Expression of faith; 11 Islam depth study [HSC 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Significant people and schools of thought; Ethics; Significant practices in the lives of adherents; 12 Judaism: The basic facts [preliminary 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Origins; Modern Judaism - its major divisions; Principal beliefs; Sacred texts and writings; Core ethical teachings; Observance; 13 Judaism depth study [HSC 1 and 2 unit (22 hours)]; Introduction; Significant people and schools of thought; Ethics; Significant practices in the lives of adherents; 14 Religions of ancient origin [preliminary 2 unit (22 hours)]; The nature of three religions of ancient origin; Religion 1 - Taoism; Religion 2 - Shinto; Religion 3 - Nordic; Conclusion; 15 Religion and Peace [HSC 2 unit (22 hours)]; Religion and peace; Christianity and peace; Hinduism and peace; Islam and peace; Conclusion; 16 Religion and non-religion [HSC 2 unit (16 hours)]; Introduction; The religious dimension in human history; Global distribution of the major religious traditions; New religious expression; Non-religious world views; The difference between religious and non-religious; World views; Conclusion; Glossary; Answers to multiple-choice questions; Index.show more