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Preliminary SOR (Year 11)
The following resources below exist solely for the purposes of research via the NSW HSC Course - Studies of Religion (see disclaimer below).
This course is studied in many Christian Schools; hence its coverage on the 'Christian Faith' website.
YEAR 11 S.O.R. (Introduction).
YEAR 11 resources are also found on our main STUDIES OF RELIGION page, so make sure you check out this VERY important page.
STRONGLY RECOMMMENDED: Waverley Y11 SOR PAGE
STRONGLY RECOMMMENDED: DOT POINT pdf document
STRONGLY RECOMMMENDED: Cite This For Me This website is a very handy tool that assists students to reference assignments correctly (recommended by an SOR student!)
PANGO HSC Studies of Religion: Extensive coverage - do NOT ignore this site!
The Nature of Beliefs by Tristan Forsyth (SlideShare)
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YEAR 11 S.O.R.(Preliminary Course)
BEST: Australian Aboriginal Beliefs and Spiritualities: The Dreaming (WAVERLEY). Check out the tabs on the left-hand side of the page.
Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Studies (University of Queensland). A page of helpful links.
Aboriginal section post 1945 by Tristan Forsyth (SlideShare)
CHAPTER 1 (free download - pdf): Cambridge Studies of Religion Stage 6 Second Edition
Nature of Religion and Beliefs (Mrs Hughes)
Nature of the 'Dreaming':
Aboriginal belief systems and spirituality (Bored of Studies)
SACRED SITES Central Land Council
DREAMING and the DREAMTIME Aboriginal Art Online
INDIGENOUS EDUCATION RESOURCES Aussie Educator
WEBLINKS from 'Living Religion' Text 5e
Awabakal Dreaming Stories (revised link by 'CF')
MUTTON BIRD ISLAND - A SACRED SITE: Coffs Harbour
BUDDHISM (Christian Faith)
Buddhism (Getting In)
Christianity (Getting In)
CHRISTIANITY (Mrs Hughes)
1.ORIGINS OF CHRISTIANITY
BEST: Christianity: Origins (Waverley)
The Beginnings of Christianity (Mitchell Teachers)
Christianity: Beginnings (Patheos)
History Of Christianity - Fact Based Faith (All About Religion)
The Life & Times of Jesus of Nazareth: Did You Know? (Christian History)
What is the origin of Christianity? (Got Questions?)
What is the history of Christianity? (Got Questions?)
Christmas (Christian Faith)
2. BELIEFS OF CHRISTIANITY
BEST: Principal Beliefs of Christianity (Waverley)
ALSO: Dictionary of Theology (CARM)
Deity of Jesus (Theopedia)
Humanity of Jesus (Theopedia)
Death of Jesus (Got Questions)
Resurrection of Jesus (Theopedia)
Resurrection of Jesus (Christian Faith)
God (Christian Faith)
Revelation of God (Theopedia)
What is general revelation and special revelation? (Got Questions)
(See also: Balinese Hinduism)
A Christian 'Dalit' cries out for all Dalits by Elisha (Dalit)
HINDUISM (Christian Faith)
An Overview of Hinduism (Christian Answers)
Hinduism Beliefs (Hinduism Beliefs)
1. ORIGINS and EARLY DEVELOPMENT
a. EARLY INHABITANTS
The Ancient Indus Valley (Harappa)
Hindu History (Hindunet)
The Bible of Aryan Invasions 1500 BC - 1000 AD by Prof. Uthaya Naidu (pdf). A pro-invasion account by a Dalit.
YouTube Video: Indus Valley Civilization: Crash Course World History #2
YouTube Video: The History of Hindu India: Part 1 From Ancient Times (Hinduism Today). (See also Parts 2&3).
d. VISHNU & SHIVA
YouTube Video: Hindu Creation Stories (BBC) (2 mins)
4. ETHICAL SYSTEMS
The Four Ages of Man - The 4 Stages of Life in Hinduism by Subhamoy Das (About)
Ashrama Dharma, The Four Stages of Life by Jayaram V (HinduLive). This article contains slightly more information than the article above.
Islam - General:
ISLAM (Christian Faith)
'A Background Brief on Muslims in Australia' (Jesuit Social Justice Centre - pdf)
Year 11 Syllabus and notes from Mr Achmar
'The Other Islam: Who Are the Shia?' by Patrick Cate and C. Wayne Mayhall (CRI)
What is the difference between sunna and hadith? (Bible-Quran)
4. Islam - Ethics:
Principles of Islamic Ethics & Islamic Law (ISRA) pdf
Sources of Islamic Law by Huda (About.com)
Advanced: Islamic Ethics
2. BELIEFS OF ISLAM
BEST: Principal Beliefs of Islam (Waverley)
Angels, Life After Death & Fate/Predestination
Al-Malaa’ikah: The Angels (Islamic Learning Materials)
Reality of Angels (The Religion of Islam)
The Belief in Angels (Mission Islam)
JUDAISM (Christian Faith)
JEWISH GLOSSARY (Bosco)
Religions of Ancient Origin:
Baal and Asherah - this is an extensive page
Shinto - this is an extensive page
Topic 8: RELIGION IN AUSTRALIA PRE - 1945
(See our dedicated page: CHRISTIANITY IN AUSTRALIA)
Chapter 8: Religion in Australia pre-1945 ('Living Religion' 4th Ed)
Religion in Australia Pre - 1945 (Quizlet)
DEFINITION: "Public morality: Refers to the attempts made by the more conservative elements within Christian denominations to enforce certain moral values through legislation". (Waverley)
Sample Answer: Assess the significance of Christianity on Australia in the nineteenth century in relation to ... public morality (Waverley)
Religion and public morality pre-1945 (1 page pdf summary- Emmaussor2009)
1962 Goulburn Strike (YouTube Video)
FOR TEACHERS and STUDENTS:
Free resources from Cambridge Studies of Religion Stage 6 Second Edition
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