The nature and purpose of religion
In this area of study students are introduced to the nature and purpose of religion in general, exploring the role of religion in shaping and giving expression to spiritual experience. They identify the aspects common to religious traditions, explore the interrelation of these aspects generally and explain why these aspects are common to all religious traditions studied. They also explore how these aspects may vary between religious traditions.
On completion of this unit the student should be able to discuss the nature and purpose of religion and explain the aspects of religion.
U1 AOS1: Key knowledge
U1 AOS1: Key skills