Religious Experience: God and the World

Preview of Lesson Plans:

Read Einstein’s Quote: what does it mean? – Share

Look at Peterson quote – discuss. RE.PNG

Beat the teacher: How many religious experiences can you think of? Go round room

What are the strengths and weaknesses of religious experience?

Hand out A3 tables for on-going completion.

Watch Toronto Blessing clip on YouTube – discuss thoughts. What questions might this raise about God? Read Biblical passage about speaking in tongues – link to TB as part of evaluation. Read extract in booklet and complete first part of table.

HW: Answer: “Religious Experiences are an illusion of the mind“. To see examples of student’s work follow the link.

If you would like a Lesson Pack with activities and worksheets, that complements the power point, please click on the image below:


You can own a copy of the power point. Just click on the image below to download this product quickly and safely, so that you can adapt it for your students year on year (for a small charge).


Revision Support:

Revision Podcast designed to support A Level students in their revision for the OCR new spec content. It is a live revision lesson following the ppt (found on YouTube) alongside a student filling out a ‘coverall’ worksheet (for coverall worksheets):

This 52 page pack contains quizzes, glossaries, summary sheets, essay tips and possible exam questions to help structure your revision for all eight of the AS philosophy topics. It also provides space for notes and outlines the spec requirements. Everything you need to get your revision off to a flying start!

philo pack

This 20 page pack contains a C grade minimum quiz and a Higher level quiz covering all Philosophy topics. It also includes worksheets featuring topic jumbles for the Arguments for Existence of God, Problem of Evil and Religious Experience. Everything you need to take your revision to the next level.






Go to guide:

Going for top grades?

Recommended extended reading/ quote source:

Recommended viewing (links to Amazon below):
Machine Gun Preacher [DVD]

This film links to the ideas of conversion and also raises some nice ethical issues/ discussion point.


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