Uploaded on

 

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Be the first to comment
    Be the first to like this
No Downloads

Views

Total Views
188
On Slideshare
0
From Embeds
0
Number of Embeds
1

Actions

Shares
Downloads
0
Comments
0
Likes
0

Embeds 0

No embeds

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
    No notes for slide

Transcript

  • 1. LEARNING OBJECTIVE – To consider the use of religious themes in a fictional novel. By the end of the lesson: All must – understand the key religious themes in their book. Most should – analyse how far the book can be described as religious. Some could – consider how far the story shows a Christian interpretation of life after death. Fiction and Religion
  • 2.
    • Answer the following questions. You will share your answers with someone else later.
    • Did you enjoy reading this novel? Why?
    • Why do you think that some people may dislike reading this book?
    • What effect do you think this book may have on people who read it?
    • Why do you think some people like books about the afterlife?
    • Would you identify this book as being specifically religious?
    • Do the ideas expressed in the book about the afterlife fit with your own ideas? Explain your answer.
  • 3.
    • Look at the reviews sheet.
    • Which of the reviews do you agree with and which do you disagree with?
    • Which have made interesting points about the book that you haven’t thought about?
    • Identify sections of the novel which give the impression that the story gives a religious view of death and others which give the impression that it gives a secular (non religious) view of death.
    • 3. Do you see the book as happy or unhappy? Are the messages in the book realistic or unrealistic? Is this how you would like Heaven to be or not?
    • 4. To your knowledge, how far does the story match a Christian understanding of life after death?
    Task one – Reviews