This book offers knowledge-rich, substantive content about how ideas of good and evil are explored in religious and non-religious worldviews.
There is an exploration of ‘sorry’ and repentance for our youngest pupils with a focus on the Jewish festival of Yom Kippur; the idea of goodies and baddies in secular stories are challenged and then considered through stories from Sikh, Judaism and Christianity.
The understanding of dharmic action is explored through a story from Hindu sacred text. The discipline of philosophy is introduced and, after exploration of some ethical ideas from key philosophers, pupils are enabled to show what they know through a discussion game.
Our multidisciplinary or ‘ways of working’ unit for 9-11s focuses on philosophy and theology and ideas of evil and suffering.
This series is supported by a grant from the Templeton World Charity Foundation Inc. and is part of their Big Questions in Classrooms programme.