Last word
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Charting paths for RE

Wendy Dossett is best known to teachers for leading the University of Chester’s Department of Theology and Religious Studies A-level webinar series. She has been an A-level Examiner, Secretary of the Shap Working...

Research
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DEFEATING THE EVIL-GOD CHALLENGE 

Dr Jack Symes is a public philosopher and writer. He is Producer of The Panpsycast Philosophy Podcast and Editor of the Bloomsbury series Talking about Philosophy.
www.jacksymes.co.uk and...

The big picture
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MAPPING FAITH: Theologies of Migration and Community 

DR LIA DONG SHIMADA of the Susanna Wesley Foundation has edited a colourful book examining migration and faith. Mapping Faith: Theologies of Migration and Community is both a book and a dialogue.

For the classroom
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BREAKING FREE IN RE

VISION AND VALUES FOR THE SCHOOL COMMUNITY

Opinion
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The Philosophers’ Daughters 

Peter Vardy is a theologian, philosopher and author well known for his RS conferences in UK schools. He was Vice-Principal of Heythrop College, a Jesuit college in London, from 1999 to 2011. His remarkable ability to...

Opinion
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THROUGH A THEOLOGICAL LENS 

Professor Alister McGrath offers a positive vision of the role of theology in school, RE
and public life as well as in churches.

For the classroom 14-19
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Thinking harder with senior students: six strong strategies

Helen Norris wanted her A level classes to be more thoughtful. Here are ten of her ideas that worked well. Relevant to other age groups too, we think. Engaging 16–19s with theology, philosophy and ethics is difficult...
Opinion
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The joys of theology and the challenges of philosophy

Anthony Thiselton, philosopher and Christian theologian, has two new books out, suited to students tackling A levels. We asked him about some of the challenges and possibilities of religious study at A level and...

Events and resources 13-18
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Baked Alaska:

These new resources for school RE for students aged 13–18 raise challenging questions about climate justice through video clips from the ‘Baked Alaska’ stage show and provide many free lesson plans and resources...

Theory and practice
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‘Why do we have to do this, Miss?’ Reflections of an RE addict

Over the past decade, we have asked a number of people who have made a significant contribution to RE over their professional lives to write a retrospective. In such a piece, as Helen Harrison wonderfully illustrates, we...