Religious Studies: Helping the students of today become a better society for tomorrow

Religion has always been with us. Throughout time it has explored the deepest questions human beings can ask and it has taken a central place in the lives of virtually all civilizations and cultures.

Religious Studies at Tabor is about teaching tolerance and understanding. It is about preparing students and giving them the skills to flourish as able and qualified participants of a multicultural, multi-faith society. The Religious Studies department at Tabor is a dedicated team who are committed to the students’ enjoyment and development in this vital subject.

What you will learn

KS5

The course features a variety of relevant and contemporary themes to help inspire engaging classroom discussion. Students will also gain critical and evaluative skills sought after by higher education and employers. They will explore philosophical questions about the existence of God, evil and suffering, miracles and life after death.

Religion in the news

Islam
http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2014/06/08/vatican-islam-israel-palestine_n_5468935.html

Christianity
http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/2014/jun/09/what-christianity-means-today-katharine-whitehorn

Sikhism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-27751455

Judaism
http://nypost.com/2014/06/07/how-one-rabbi-modernized-judaism-and-began-a-movement/

Hinduism
http://www.theindianrepublic.com/tbp/need-worried-hindu-ization-india-100039210.html

Buddhism
http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/0/27039902