Ethics Matters

Presenter Dr Dan Halliday talks with philosophers, and helps place different ideas in a real world context.
The series is made up of 12 episodes and will continue in term 4.
Other episodes include
-Shaping Our Bodies
– Forgive or Punish?
– Ethical Consumption
– Past Injustices
– Religious Diversity
– Creating Borders
– Animals
– The Environment

Selected episodes available on ABC iview

Subtitles CC
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Creating Character: Compassion, Service and Community

This creative arts-based Barnabas RE Day offers a range of ways for primary-aged pupils to engage with the important values of compassion, service and community. It also supplies strategies and exercises focussed on building character.

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Baha’i Centenary

Bahá’ís all over the world are commemorating 200 years since the birth of the faith’s founder, Bahá’u’lláh, in 1817.

Spiritual celebrations are now coming to a peak across Australia as thousands of families, individuals and communities mark a special anniversary. From Tasmania to Thursday Island, from Sydney to Broome, members of the Australian Baha’i community are holding festivities to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the birth of Baha’u’llah (1817-1892), the Prophet-Founder of the Baha’i Faith.

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The Abrahamic Faiths ~ Interactive Comparative Tool

Explore this interactive comparative guide created by the Jewish Christian Muslim Association of Australia. An interactive comparative collection of information on Judaism, Christianity and Islam. Ensure your browser has multimedia settings enabled if you having any difficulty viewing the site JCM-iSITE.


 

You can also download this interactive guide in PDF Format.

 

 

 

Victorian (VCE) Resources

VCE Texts and Traditions

Scope of study

The study of VCE Texts and Traditions considers the place and meaning of sacred texts within their religious traditions. In an attempt to understand the intended meaning of the texts, the study focuses on the original contexts of sacred texts and examines their literary characteristics. The study encompasses texts from the Christian, Islamic and Jewish traditions.

A range of methods exists for interpreting sacred texts and exploring their intended meaning. VCE Texts and Traditions focuses on sociocultural, historical and literary methods of criticism. The process of searching for, and giving expression to, the meaning of sacred text is called exegesis.

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Australian Catholics: Resources by Curriculum Topic

For more than 20 years, Australian Catholics has been helping bring faith to life in Catholic schools and parish communities. Our print publication and online resources explore Catholicism in today’s world, helping schools deepen and extend their faith formation activities.

Resources by Curriculum Topic has four areas: Faith and spirituality, Living a Christian life, Social justice and the environment and The Church and the Community. Click to visit Resources by Curriculum Topic

CathFamily Resources

CathFamily is an initiative of the Parish & Marriage Resource Centre (PMRC) Australia. CathFamily has an interesting enews archive made up of back issues of their emagazine with resources on Sunday readings, Year A,B,C, etc, rituals and recipes. Visit the enews archive here.