This textbook has been written to meet the needs of students following the AQA GCSE Religious Studies Specification A course who are studying Unit 2 Christianity: Ethics. Detailed analysis of the issues and discussion of a range of views are supported throughout by key word definitions and study of relevant biblical passages and other Christian teachings. Each section concludes with sample questions and answers, questions for exam practice, class activities and homework tasks. A final section on exam technique is followed by a glossary and list of useful websites. Each of the following topics for this specification is considered from the perspective of Christianity: The right to life (abortion, euthanasia) The use of medical techlogy (fertility treatments, human genetic engineering.cloning) Personal responsibility (sexual relationships, drugs) Social responsibility (marriage, prejudice and discrimination) Global concerns (the environment, world poverty) Conflict (war and peace, crime and punishment)
Sheila Butler is a principal examiner and experienced teacher. Until recently she was Head of Religious Studies at Durham High School for Girls. She is currently teaching part-time at Durham School.
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