Solarity: Sea of Faith's New Guidance for Leaders of Religion and Philosophy Clubs.

The materials presented in this section of the Sea of Faith Network website are intended for use by secondary school teachers or youth group leaders wishing to run out-of school-hours religion and philosophy clubs.

The sessions can be used in lunchtimes, or after school, or in holidays and are designed to be used in a variety of ways.

Read the Introduction first, then try out the sessions; feedback welcome!

Introduction for Group Leaders
List of topics
1. Happiness Part 1: status anxiety
2. Happiness Part 2: religion and happiness
3. Happiness Part 3: what is happiness?
4. Morality Part 1: what is morality?
5. Morality Part 2: should we live by 'moral laws'?
6. Morality Part 3: where does our sense of morality come from?
7. Are You Religious?
8. What Is a Religion and what is a Cult?
9. What does it Mean to be Religious Today?
10. Religion in Numbers Part 1: how many people on Earth?
11. Religion in Numbers Part 2: how many people are 'religious'?
12. Religion in Numbers Part 3: how did believers got to where they are?
13. Are All Religions Equal?
14. Transactional Analysis: learning how to feel equal
15. Bloom's Taxonomy
16. Harry Potter and God
17. Without Fear or Favour Part 1
17r. Nepotism Chart
18. Without Fear or Favour Part 2
19. It's Not Fair
20. Mind, Memory and Justice
21. Karma, Memory, Freedom and Justice
22. The Religion of Ordinary Life Part 1: Religion Without God
22r. Religion of Ordinary Life Text 1-7
23. The Religion of Ordinary Life Part 2: God and Morality
23r. Seven Noachide Laws
24. The Religion of Ordinary Life Part 3: Is Life Beautiful?
25. Can Atheists learn anything from Religion ?
26. What do Buddhists Believe about God?
27. Is Seeing Believing?
28. Are We Being Hypnotised?
29. Sex and Relationships
30. Truth, Proof and Evidence
31. How should we deal with the range of different opinions in today's world?
32. Is Religion a Force for Evil or Good?
33. Do Religious Experiences Prove God?
34. What Is Evil?
35. God and Evil
36. Can we verify Religious Experiences?
37. How Spiritual are You?
38. What is Philosphy?
39. The Power of Words
40. Art and Beauty
Don Cupitt's Definition of "Solarity"






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