Nature of Religion and Beliefs
16 Indicative hours
The focus of this study is the nature of religion and beliefs including Australian Aboriginal beliefs and spiritualities, as a distinctive response to the human search for meaning in life.
Syllabus Outcomes: P1 describes the main characteristics of religion and belief systems
identifies the influence of religion and belief systems on individuals and society
selects and uses relevant information about religion from a variety of sources
uses appropriate language and terminology related to religion and belief systems
|Students learn about: |Students learn to: | | | | |Suggested Teaching and Learning Strategies | | | |1. Understanding what is a world view: | |The Nature of Religion | | | | | |Class discussion to determine what aspects of human life enable one to make sense of the world. | |religion as a worldview that: | | | | | |In groups, decide what aspects of a society or culture help the human create order and sense. | | | | | | | |Discuss the place of religion in bringing about an understanding of who is the human. | | | | | | | |Define for the students the concept of worldview as that system of understanding that gives a human a sense of order and meaning. | | | | | | | |Use of comic strips, as a stimulus for discussion, on the meaning of life. For example King Features provides links to many cartoons. Try Hagar the | | | |Horrible at:...
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