Would the world be better off without religion? That was the proposition debated in the Herald’s Intelligence Squared Australia (IQ2 Oz) Series, on 19 August in Sydney. The three arguements “for” and three “against” the proposition would make interesting viewing in class as an introduction to contrasting contemporary perspectives towards religion.
Humans have always wrestled with the idea of a supreme being. Originally produced by The History Channel, this 93 minute film, based on Karen Armstrong’s acclaimed A History of God, traces that timeless quest. This is a valuable teaching resource that examines the evolution and interrelation of the various Jewish, Christian and Islamic interpretations of the divine within different cultural […]