Hello, eager young minds!

Hello, eager young minds!
This blog contains various articles and stuff to help you achieve a decent grade in your RS GCSE.

There is a box over there on the side with all the labels for various posts, key terms such as 'Just War'. So when you want to look at a specific key term you can click on those to find all the relevant posts. You then read these posts to enhance your knowledge and understanding of that topic. It really is that simple!

I very much look forward to checking the stats for this blog to discover that literally none of you have bothered to read any of it.

Thursday, 6 April 2017

'I feel so guilty': Muslim women discuss removing their hijab at work – video




Following the ruling by the European court of justice to allow employers to ban religious symbols in the workplace, three Muslim women in Spain, The Netherlands and the UK talk about their experiences of looking for work while wearing a hijab. They discuss the pressures they have felt, the changes some of them have had to make, be it a complete removal of the scarf or adapting their headgear, and reflect on the complexity of their decision


Monday, 27 March 2017

Terminally ill men to hear if assisted dying ban will be reviewed




Two terminally ill men are expecting to hear this week whether they will be granted permission for a judicial review of the ban on assisted dying which, they say, prevents them from ending their lives without protracted pain.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

Jesus's tomb unveiled after $4m restoration


The Church of the Holy Sepulchre, in the heart of the Christian quarter of the walled Old City, covers the assumed site of Jesus’s crucifixion, burial and resurrection. It is a huge attraction for pilgrims and tourists from all over the world, many weeping and clutching precious mementos or photographs of loved ones and forming long queues for the shrine.


Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Monday, 20 March 2017

‘I want my late husband’s children’: the fight for posthumous conception


Three widows have been brought together through their battle for the right to have their partners’ children. But should it be a decision for the courts?

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

Muslim Peace Fellowship


Muslim Peace Fellowship  (Ansâr as-Salâm), founded in 1994, was the first Muslim organization specifically devoted to the theory and practice of Islamic nonviolence. We understand unarmed struggle in pursuit of wise, just, and compassionate social transformation to be the original and enduring genius of the Prophetic jihad. Part membership group, part think tank, and part movement builder, MPF is a gathering of peace and justice-oriented Muslims of all backgrounds who are dedicated to making the beauty of Islam evident in the world.

Friday, 3 March 2017

Banksy opens hotel on Bethlehem barrier wall


There is unlikely to be much room for last-minute travellers at Bethlehem’s latest inn. The Walled Off Hotel might sound utilitarian, even bleak: 10 rooms nestled against the controversial barrier wall separating Israel from the Palestinian territories.