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Religious Studies


WJEC/Eduqas RS for Yr2/A2 - Religion & Ethics

This title will be available from Wednesday 26 February, 2020.

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Author(s): Richard Gray, Peter Cole


awarding body: WJEC/Eduqas


level: A2 & Year 2


isbn: 978-1-911208-66-2


subject: Religious Studies


Pages: 176 pp


£12.99



       

Publishing February 2020. 

We are delighted that the WJEC/Eduqas for A Level Year 2 & A2 Religion and Ethics Student Book is now in production and due to publish at the end of February 2020.


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Written by experienced examiners and authors, this new textbook provides comprehensive coverage of all the skills and knowledge required for the Religion and Ethics topic in the WJEC A2 specification or for A Level Year 2 of the Eduqas A Level specification.  

Entered into the WJEC official endorsement process, offering high quality support you can trust.

A clear skills-based pathway of learning firmly bridges the gap between specification content and the final exam.

This comprehensive yet accessible book has been carefully created to ensure that students develop the confidence and skills required.

Developing Skills section provides help with applying knowledge of both specification content and the issues that are raised.

Questions and Answers section provides practice questions with student answers and examiner commentaries.

The book provides distinctive AO1 and AO2 materials and specific activities that target each assessment objective.


Contents:

Theme 1: Ethical thought
D: Meta-ethical approaches: Naturalism
E: Meta-ethical approaches: Intuitionism
F: Meta-ethical approaches: Emotivism

Theme 2: Deontological ethics
D: John Finnis' development of Natural Law
E: Bernard Hoose's Proportionalism
F: The application of Finnis' Natural Law and Hoose's Proportionalism to immigration and capital punishment

Theme 3: Determinism and free will
A: Religious concepts of predestination, with reference to St. Augustine and John Calvin
B: Concepts of determinism
C: The implications of predestination and determinism
D: Religious concepts of free will, with reference to Pelagius and Arminius
E: Concepts of libertarianism
F: The implications of libertarianism and free will

Questions and answers
Quickfire answers
Glossary
Index


About the authors:

Richard Gray has studied at The University of Sheffield where he won the Epworth Prize, before taking up a British Academy scholarship at Lancaster University. He has also studied as Research Fellow at The University of Leeds. Richard has taught A Level Religious Studies for more than 20 years and is a former Head of Religious Studies. He has also been a senior examiner at A Level for 16 years. Richard is currently freelance writer and examiner. He is author of several books and articles for A Level Religious Studies.
Peter Cole was head of Religious Studies and Philosophy at Worthing College. He is very experienced as an A Level examiner, senior examiner and reviser, having worked for over 30 years for three major awarding bodies. Peter has written numerous key books for A Level Religious Studies in the area of Philosophy of Religion and New Testament studies and is a popular, bestselling author.