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Volume 41, Number 1
Theme: Messy religion and belief
In this issue:
- The Singh Twins the internationally acclaimed artists on uniqueness, unity and the power of art
- The Philosophers’ Daughters: Peter Vardy on young people and big questions
- A Buddha bauble on the Christmas tree?
- Professional REflection: new thinking in RE
- COMPETITION: A chance to win a prize worth £150!
Volume 40, Number 3
Theme: What's worth celebrating in religion and RE?
In this issue:
- Dame Rachel de Souza, Children’s Commissioner and former RE teacher
- Bali Rai: young adults’ author interviewed by 12-year-olds
- Julian Stern: celebrate uncertainty
- Successes in RE: always worth celebrating
- Religion and football: telling stories of sport, faith and inclusion
- Doing festivals properly: Purim, Pesach, Bandi Chhor Divas
I cannot remember a time when RE teachers were not interested in teaching about values and ethics. Early in my RE career, I was encouraged to think that teaching Bible stories would lead to my pupils absorbing ethical...
As the Spirited Arts Competition enters its twentieth year, we showcase a winning entry from 2023 that fits well with our theme of 'values and ethics'.
Published Sep 2019
CLIVE MCKIE talks about his work as a prison chaplain.
We asked people questions to get them thinking about their perspectives on values and ethics. You might want to use these personal, real-life reflections in your RE lessons, or perhaps invite pupils to respond to the...
Starting a doctorate is clearly a big decision and one that I debated for a long time. My journey from undergraduate to doctoral scholar has taken over 30 years. When I first graduated, I never imagined that pursuing...
The value of effective mentoring in school cannot be overestimated, and in the first review in this issue Linda Whitworth recommends a book that will provide support for mentors and teachers of RE in secondary schools...
Key question: what is the difference between a pilgrim and a tourist?
Alice Sarbicki teaches RE in Bristol, and is a volunteer on the REtoday Editor’s Panel. She wanted to apply the idea of lenses for looking at religion to the study of Jesus.
His majesty was puzzled. He thought to himself, ‘A great king
like me should not just be able to win battles and make laws.
I ought to be able to make sense of life.’ Every time he went
The thinking skills structure called ‘Responsibility pies’ is useful for analysing any complex phenomenon where responsibility can be attributed to multiple parties. Who is responsible for the whales that die in...
Not entirely sure what to expect, it was with trepidation that I began this project, which we named ‘Let’s Talk about antisemitism’. I need not have worried: our collaborators have been nothing but supportive...
The Hadith: a Hadith is a saying or example of the Prophet, remembered and written down to help Muslims know how to live. Here is one example:
Sometimes the negative clarifies the positive. Do readers agree with these examples of the kind of RE the Devil might like? What would you add? At an open evening, or in a first lesson with older students, set up a...