Month: April 2022

Revision test for the Edexcel syllabus on Miracles

THESE QUESTIONS ARE BASED ON THE COURSE NOTES FOR THE ABOVE TOPIC THAT CAN BE FOUND HERE. THIS TEST (AND MANY OF THE OTHERS ON THIS SITE) MAY ALSO BE OF USE TO STUDENTS FOLLOWING OTHER ADVANCED LEVEL RELIGIOUS STUDIES COURSES. BEAR IN MIND THAT THESE TESTS ARE MEANT TO BE DIFFICULT. FOR THIS REASON THEY SHOULD BE …

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Course notes for students of the Edexcel syllabus on Miracles

From the syllabus for the Philosophy of Religion (Paper 1) : 6.3 Religion and science debates and their significance for philosophy of religion   Methodologies with emphasis on observation, hypothesis and experiment, identifying connections and differences vis a vis religious belief and processes; miracles. An accompanying scheme of work for this topic adds the following: …

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Important note for anyone studying, revising or teaching the topic of Religious Experience

Over the past two days I have made substantial changes to the discussion and analysis of the late Michael Persinger’s research in my blog entries on the above topic. This is because I have now found two interviews in which he is non-committal on the issue of whether his research calls into question the claim …

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