Section 1

KEY QUESTIONS AT THE HEART OF RELIGIOUS CONTROVERSY

This section identifies some of the key questions that pupils need to engage with in preparation for understanding the complexity of religious and theological contentious issues.

  • Gateway 1.1┬áControversial and contentious issues - terms at the heart of REsilience
  • Gateway 1.2 Key terms
  • Gateway 1.4, 1.5 and 1.6 Why do people have different beliefs? Why do people have different interpretations of the same religion? Why are the consequences of faith not the same for all people who profess the same religion or tradition?
  • Gateway 1.7 How do different traditions find answers to ultimate questions and ethical issues?
  • Gateway 1.8 Shared values