The information below gives you the Edexcel specification re the topics covered in the GCSE Short course re Matters of Life & Death. Watch the video to get a flavour of the type of keywords you will need to know.
This section MUST be based on a study of Christianity and one other religion.
Christian teachings on life after death, including RESURRECTION and IMMORTALITY OF THE SOUL. The teachings of ONE religion other than Christianity on life after death. Why Christians, and the followers of ONE other religion, believe in life after death. Reasons for belief in life after death not specific to any religion, including near-death experiences and the PARANORMAL.
Why some people do not believe in life after death.
The nature of ABORTION, including current British legislation and non-religious arguments concerning abortion. Christian teaching, and the teaching of ONE other religion, on SANCTITY OF LIFE and abortion.
The nature of EUTHANASIA, (assisted suicide, voluntary and non-voluntary euthanasia), including current British legislation and non-religious arguments concerning euthanasia. Christian teaching, and the teaching of ONE other religion, on sanctity of life and euthanasia.