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  • 1. Religious comedy
    • To reflect on the use of humor regarding religion and explore whether religion has a negative attitude to religious comedy.
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    • Do you think that religion has a negative attitude to humour?
    • What contribution does comedy make to religion?
  • 3. Religious cartoons
    • We will now look at a series of cartoons about Christianity, including Jesus.
    • Consider the following
    • Do you find the cartoons offensive?
    • Do you think a Christian would find the cartoons offensive?
    • Do any of them have a serious point to make?
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  • 17. Task two – Written work
    • What impact does comedy have on religion? Think about the television programmes and films as well as the cartoons.
  • 18. Task three - Articles
    • Read the BBC articles on the controversial ‘Jerry Springer – The Opera’.
    • List the arguments for and against showing the opera.
    • Which argument is the strongest for each side? Why?
    • Do you think the concerns of the religious groups show that religion has a negative attitude to comedy?
    • Do you think the Archbishop is right when he says that it would not be allowed if it was against Muhammad?
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  • 20. Essays so far…
    • AO2 (15 marks)
    • Assess the view that religious art must have a religious subject.
    • AO1 (30 marks)
    • Examine the purpose of religious art.
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    • AO2 (worth 15 marks)
    • ‘ Only a person with religious belief can fully understand the significance of religious art.’
    • To what extent is this claim true?
    • AO1 (15 marks)
    •   To what extent would you agree that the features of a church could support worship? Refer to art in your answer.