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Philosophy of Religion for OCR Dennis Brown

Philosophy of Religion for OCR By Dennis Brown

Philosophy of Religion for OCR by Dennis Brown

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Philosophy of Religion for OCR: The Complete Resource for Component 01 of the New AS and A Level Specification by Dennis Brown

Philosophy of Religion for OCR is an ideal guide for students taking the Philosophy of Religion component of the OCR Religious Studies AS and A Level course. Drawing on insights gained from many years of teaching experience, Dennis Brown and Ann Greggs' landmark book follows the OCR specification closely and includes:
*clear and comprehensive discussion of each topic in the specification
*discussion of both historical and cutting-edge philosophical approaches
*use of excerpts from primary sources to engage students in philosophical debate
*profiles of important philosophical and religious thinkers, a glossary and helpful chapter summaries
*discussion questions, activity boxes, thought points and suggestions for further reading
*practical ideas on study skills, essay-writing and assessment objectives

Philosophy of Religion for OCR provides a clear, accessible and comprehensive introduction to each of the topics on the course, including ancient philosophy, mind, body and soul, arguments for and against God's existence, religious experience and religious language. Written by two experienced teachers and textbook authors, Philosophy of Religion for OCR will assist students of every ability to achieve their best.

This book, which covers component 01 of the OCR H173 and H573 specifications, should be paired with Religion and Ethics for OCR by Mark Coffey and Dennis Brown, which covers component 02, and Developments in Christian Thought for OCR by Dennis Brown and Ann Greggs, which covers component 03.

Philosophy of Religion for OCR Reviews

'A reassuring textbook from authors who are teachers and know how to challenge students to enable them to access the highest grades. It will be invaluable to any teacher of the OCR course, and those who teach similar material for other boards.'
Keith Noakes, Latymer Upper School

'This is a comprehensive, systematic, and yet accessible unpacking of the specification that has plenty in it to satisfy both the diligent student and the demanding teacher.'
Richard Gray, author and Senior Examiner

'Philosophy of Religion for OCR is that rare thing: a textbook that challenges students to actively and critically engage with the philosophy of religion, while also supporting and guiding them towards examination success.'
Emily Bellieu, Forest School

About Dennis Brown

Dennis Brown is head of one of the largest departments of Religion & Philosophy in Britain, at Manchester Grammar School. He has authored several A Level textbooks.

Ann Greggs teaches Religion & Philosophy at Manchester Grammar School. She has degrees from York and Chester Universities and has more than a decade's experience of guiding pupils to A Level success. She is an experience instructor of water sports and is a qualified speed-boat pilot.

Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgements
  • Foreword
  • How to Use This Book
  • Philosophers' Timeline
  • Introduction
  • 1. Ancient Philosophical Influences: Plato
  • 2. Ancient Philosophical Influences: Aristotle and Causation
  • 3. Soul, Mind and Body
  • 4. Design and Cosmological Arguments
  • 5. The Ontological Argument
  • 6. Religious Experience
  • 7. The Problem of Evil
  • 8. God's Attributes
  • 9. God-Talk: Negative, Analogical, Symbolic
  • 10. Challenges to Religious Language
  • Study Skills and Assessment
  • Glossary of Key Terms
  • Illustration Credits
  • Index

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Philosophy of Religion for OCR: The Complete Resource for Component 01 of the New AS and A Level Specification by Dennis Brown
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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