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The Trinity Christian Beliefs Revision 1

What is the Trinity?


describe each part Creation
7 Days of Creation

How can God be one?

Sources of Authority and Wisdom Garden of Eden

How is it shown in worship

Different ways of viewing creation


The Incarnation
What does Incarnation mean?

Evidence of Jesus as God


Sources of Wisdom and authority
the Word in creation
Evidence of Jesus as Man

Sources of Wisdom and Authority The Spirit in Creation


Why is it important?
The Last Days of Jesus’ Life Christian Beliefs Revision 2
What happened at each of the following? Eschatology
describe each part
• The Last Supper Explain what Christians mean about
these words when describing beliefs
• Betrayal about life after death

• Jesus’ arrest Heaven

• Jesus’ trial
Hell
• The Crucifixion

• Resurrection Judgement

• Ascension
Judgement Day

Salvation
What does Salvation mean? Resurrection

What does atonement mean?


Purgatory
What are the different Christian beliefs about Jesus and Salvation?

How do Catholic and Church of England views


about purgatory differ?
Problem of Suffering and Evil Christian Beliefs Revision 3
What is Moral suffering?
Response to evil and Suffering
What happens in Job?

Give Examples



• What does this teach Christians about Suffering?

What is Natural suffering?

Define these words;


Give examples Free Will


• Vale of Soul making


Define these descriptions of God How do Christians respond to suffering through;
Omnipotent – Prayer?
Omnibenevolent –
Omniscient –
Why do these beliefs about God mean that suffering is a
problem for Christians? Charity?
Worship Christian Way of Life Revision 1
What is Worship? Sacraments
Describe each of the following; Liturgical Worship What are the 7 sacraments.
Name them and describe what they are
1.
Non- Liturgical Worship 2.
3.
4.
Informal Worship 5.
6.
7.
Private Worship How do Catholic and Protestant views about the
sacraments differ?
Why are different types or worship used?
How do Catholics view baptism?

Describe each o f the different types of prayer. Prayer


• Adoration
How do Baptists view baptism?
• Thanksgiving
• Confession
• Supplication
• Meditation
How do Catholics view the Eucharist?
• Contemplation
What are set prayers?

What are informal prayers?


How do Methodists view the Eucharist?
Why do Christians pray?
Pilgrimage Christian Way of Life Revision 2
What is a pilgrimage?
Christian Religious celebrations
What makes somewhere a place of pilgrimage?
What is remembered in Advent?
When has there been opposition to pilgrimage?
How do Christians do this?
Why do Christians do on pilgrimage?
What is remembered at Christmas?
Explain why the following are places of pilgrimage;
Jerusalem
How do they do this?
Walsingham

Taize
Why is it important to Christians?
Iona
What is remembered in Holy Week?
Define The Future of the Church
Missionary How do Christians do this?
Evangelism
What is the history of Missionary work?
What is remembered at Easter?
How do Christians do Missionary and Evangelical work Today?
Nationally?
How do they do this?
Globally?

Explain the different views on the importance of Missionary work? Why is it important to Christians?
Important-
Not important-
Christian Way of Life 3
Importance of the local church Define The Worldwide Church
Why is the local church important to Christians? Reconciliation
Describe Christianity in the world today

How does the church help the local area? What does the Church do for reconciliation

How are Christians persecuted in the world today?

How do different types of church work together (ecumenism)?


Why do Christians support charity

How does the local church help individuals?


Who are Christian Aid and what do they do?

Exam questions
a) Outline three a Christian might do on pilgrimage. (3 marks)

b) Explain two reasons why the Lord’s prayer is important to Christians(4 marks)

c) Explain two reasons why worshippers in a Church community should evangelise in the local area. In your answer you must refer to a source of
wisdom and authority. (5 marks)

d) ‘All Christians should give money to charity’. Evaluate this statement considering arguments for and against, In your response you should refer to
Christian points of view reach a justified conclusion. (12 marks)
Marriage Christian Marriage and
Why do Christians Marry? the Family 1
Describe Families
Source of Wisdom and Authority Nuclear Families

Humanist and Atheist views on Marriage Single Parent Families

Is marriage still important?


Same-Sex Parents

How do Christians respond to Humanist and Atheist Attitudes to marriage.

Extended Families

Define Sexual Relationships


• Premarital Sex
• Homosexuality Blended Families
• Extra Marital Sex
• Promiscuity
Christian teachings about sex
What is the purpose of Families for Christians?

Different Christian attitudes to same sex relationships


None Religious ideas of the family
Christian Marriage and
Support for the Family – Local Parish
What is a parish?
the Family 2
Divorce and Remarriage
How does the Parish support the family How have attitudes to divorce changed?


• Christian teaching on divorce


Why do parishes support families?

Why is support from the church important to Christian families?

Different Christian attitudes to divorce


Catholic
Family Planning
What is contraception and why is it used?

What is artificial contraception? (Give examples)


Non Catholic

What is natural contraception? (Give examples)

Different Christian attitudes to using contraception Atheist and humanist attitudes to divorce
Christian Marriage and the Family 3
Equality of men and women in the family Define Gender prejudice and discrimination
Religious teaching about the role of men and women Gender prejudice
Gender Discrimination
Sexism
Different Christian attitudes about gender discrimination
Evangelical protestants
Different Christian attitudes to equal roles of men and women
Evangelical protestant
The Catholic Church

Liberal protestants
Liberal protestants

Christian opposition to gender discrimination

Atheist and humanist attitudes to equal roles of men and women


Atheist and Humanist view on gender discrimination

Exam questions
a) Outline three Christians beliefs about marriage (3 marks)

b) Explain two reasons why there are different Christian attitudes to contraception (4 marks)

c) Explain two reasons why Christian teachings about sexual relationships may be important today. In your answer you must refer to a source of wisdom
and authority. (5 marks)

d) ‘Christians should work against discrimination’. Evaluate this statement considering arguments for and against, In your response you should refer to
Christian points of view reach a justified conclusion. (12 marks)
Origins and Value of the Universe Christian Matters of Life
What is the scientific theory of creation? and Death Revision 1
What evidence is there for this view? Origin and Value of Human Life
What are non-religious views about the origin
Describe the following Christian responses; and value of human life?
Creationism

Intelligent design Response

Compatibility Response
What is the evidence for evolution?
Who was Georges Lemaitre? What was his theory?

How do Christians Value the Universe?

Why might evolution cause issues for Christians?


Sanctity of Life
Why is Human life Holy?

How is life shown to be special in the Bible?


How do Christians respond to evolution?

Relate sanctity of life to the following issues;


Killing in self-defence
Why are Christian response to evolution
important?
Killing in War

Capital punishment
Abortion Christian Matters of Life
What is Abortion? and Death Revision 2
Describe the British law on Abortion
Non - Religious Arguments against Life
after Death
What are the Catholic and Evangelical pro-life arguments on Abortion?
What are the non-religious arguments against life
after death?
Humanist and Atheist
What are the Liberal Protestant pro-choice arguments on abortion?

What are Atheist and Humanist attitudes to abortion?

Death and the After Life


Why do Christians believe in life after death? Personal reasons

Explain each of these non-religious reasons for believing in life after death.
Near- Death experiences

Evidence for the spirit world


How do Christians respond to these arguments?
Evidence of reincarnation (remembered lives)

Other reasons why people believe in life after death.


Christian Matters of Life and Death Revision 3
Euthanasia The Natural World
Define What is stewardship?
• Assisted suicide Why is pollution a problem?
• Voluntary euthanasia
• Non-voluntary euthanasia How do Christians respond to pollution?
• Passive euthanasia
Describe these Christian attitudes to Euthanasia Why is global warming a problem?
Acceptance of passive euthanasia
How do Christians respond to global warming?
All euthanasia is wrong
What are the threats cause by the use of natural resources?
Limited use of euthanasia Renewable resources

What are Humanist and atheist arguments against euthanasia? Non-renewable resources

What are Humanist and atheist arguments for euthanasia? How do Christians respond to the use of resources?

What is the Christian response to those who are dying? What are animal rights?
How do Christians respond to animal rights?
Define Palliative care

Exam questions
a) Outline three Christian beliefs about sanctity of life. (3 marks)

b) Explain two reasons why some Christians do not accept euthanasia (4 marks)

c) Explain two reasons why Christians believe in life after death. In your answer you must refer to a source of wisdom and authority. (5 marks)

d) ‘’Christians should be vegetarian’. Evaluate this statement considering arguments for and against, In your response you should refer to Christian
points of view reach a justified conclusion. (12 marks)