Tag: Religious Studies

  • Second Semester Underway

    English 30: reading these, making these, writing these, discussing these Religious Studies 25: reading, writing, discussing these English 10: reading these, writing these, making these English 9: reading these, writing these, and making these

  • Religion 25 Students Revise Exam Questions

    Submit any revisions you would like to make to the existing Religion 25 exams (see the links in the sidebar). Thanks.

  • No Class is Complete Without a Film Study

    Watch Kingdom of Heaven and consider the following questions: What religious symbols are prominent throughout the film, and what was their purpose and place? Have you ever been in a conversation that was cut short with the phrase “god wills it”? “To kill an infidel is not murder, it is the path to heaven!” Discuss. […]

  • Students Choose Questions on Religion 25 Final

    I have too many questions. Only 49 will appear on the exam. Look at the list of questions students have submitted and suggest the questions that should be dropped. Additional or replacement questions can be suggested as well. Oh, the essay question is NOT optional. Recall the deal about the cookie swap we have planned.

  • So I was listening to Music from the Junos . . .(RS25)

    The lyrics from K-OS’s, “Heaven Only Knows,” struck a chord with something we had been discussing in class about “mysticism.” Discuss the following K-OS lyrics based on what we’ve learned when comparing Western and Eastern Mysticism. Have a careful listen to a variety of current or classic tunes by a variety of recording artists. Which […]

  • An Exodus Within(RS 25)

    Sophie was introduced to Aristotle. Ideas no longer belong to a realm of their own, but somehow the idea is within the thing. Aristotle could explain this by talking of sculptures and stone. Review what was said earlier about Plato and art. Discuss Aristotle’s take on the place of ideas and art. Search for a […]

  • Plato’s Mimetic Theory of Art(RS 25)

    Have a look at this powerpoint file here. Wikipedia additional terms needed to answer the following: Given that what we experience of reality is merely a simulation in our minds, then all art is a simulation of a simulation. Is art useless? In our engineered age, an age of HDTV, megapixels images, colour laser printers, […]