Looking for God – where do we start?


Learning Objectives
Students should learn:
  • what is meant by an experience of God and the many forms that an experience might take
  • that truth is interpreted in different ways, each of which may be valid


Learning Outcomes
  • describe different types of truth
  • explain what is meant by religious truth
  • suggest ways in which believers believe God’s existence could be proved
  • use a spider diagram/mind map to make a clear summary of class thinking
  • understand and use appropriately the terms
    ‘ theist/m’, ‘atheist/m’ and ‘agnostic/ism’

Religious Experience

Alister Hardy Trust - accounts of religious experience (fascinating!)

REQuest - about prayer

Arguments concerning God