Religion Essay Topics

Religion…True or False?

For many people religion represents a commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance. Within this commitment encompasses a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, practices or system of beliefs held to with ardor and reliance. In Kurt Vonnegut’s Cat’s Cradle, Vonnegut introduces a religion known as Bokononism, which epitomizes a standard… View Article

Capitalism and Religion in the Works and Lives of Franklin and Equiano

Capitalism and religion are two subjects which appear frequently in both “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin” and “The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano,” because these were important parts of the lives of these two men. Both men were able to be players in the capitalist market while still following a spiritual doctrine… View Article

Christianity and Poverty

Christian Aid was founded in 1945. In 1945 the members of the British and Irish churches were very shocked to see how hard life was for European refugees who had lost everything in the Second World War. In response to this, they new that something had to done about it. By making this decision, they… View Article

The work of one religious agency working for world development

Christian Aid was established in 1945 when the Second World War was drawing to an end. A coalition of British and Irish Churches formed ‘Christian Aid’ with an aim to aid as many people as possible who had been affected by the war. In 1948 the organisation decided it was in order to raise money… View Article

The relationship between humanity and the rest of creation

a. Describe the teachings of the religion of which you are studying about the relationship between humanity and the rest of creation. Christianity teaches that God created the Earth and that human beings are the stewards who should protect the gift they have been given. The relationship between humanity and the rest of creation is… View Article

Religion: is it a Force For Good in the Modern World?

What is religion, and can it ever be a force for good? Religion is a notional series of beliefs that make sense of the world. For some people, it can help to answer questions about creation, life and death, and provides comfort and a system of belief in and worship of a supernatural power or… View Article

The use of Old Testament texts in the Passion Narratives

Explain the use of Old Testament texts in the Passion Narratives you have studied by examining the theological intentions of the evangelists. To what extent does this make the narratives unreliable as historical sources. Adaptation or redaction of the chronology of events by the evangelists to stress their underlying theological ideas can render sections of… View Article

The charity that I am going is going to be Christian aid

The charity that I am going is going to be Christian aid. I am going to describe, analyse and explain the work they do for world development. Christian aid was set up in 1944, to help the many people in Europe who found themselves homeless after the war. It was set up by a group… View Article

Pilgrimage Analysis

Pilgrimage is the name given to a spiritual journey. There is more depth to a physical journey. It is about what it means spiritually to the individual. It is an emotional and spiritual journey. It is a journey from the heart showing love for God. The definition of true is ‘loyal’ so a true pilgrimage… View Article

Assess Whether Religious Experience Demonstrates the Existence of God

Religious experience can be dissected into different varieties. Alvin Plantinga argued that everyday experiences such as the sun rising should constitute as a religious experience as the sun rising is so inspirational and conjures up religious belief out of awe. Some would argue that miracles or extraordinary occurrences are proof of God’s existence. If one… View Article

The different forms of religious experience are nothing more than fantasy

Assess the view that the different forms of religious experience are nothing more than fantasy. (45) The term religious experience refers to an experience a person has which has religious qualities and significance. Many people have researched into the idea of religious experiences and it is surprising to find out that a third of people… View Article

Foundation for the Study of Religion

a). Discuss some of the issues raised in Meta-Ethics. (17 marks) b). How convincing is the view that, when talking of morality, we are talking about facts? (33 marks) (Total 50 marks) Notes: –> Remember, in an exam, you have 30 minutes to choose, plan, and write any essay. –> At AS Level, exam questions… View Article

Beliefs and teachings of Christianity and Islam

Introduction In this essay I will be exploring the beliefs and teachings about Jesus and Christianity. Also investigating Islam and Tawhid, this is the oneness of Allah and Judgement day. Then how these beliefs and teachings have reflected in believer’s attitudes towards life after death. Then finally I will put across my opinion and what… View Article