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The RPE course at the University of Gloucestershire.

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Welcome to new RPE students!

As we approach the start of term – a quick post to welcome all the RPE students joining us! There are loads of archives here of posts – and will be new ones shortly… In the meantime, feel…

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Studying Ethics has never been more important: Religion, Philosophy and Ethics @ Uni of Gloucestershire.

Has there ever been a time when it was more important to be able to discuss, debate and argue about the place of ethics in the world today, in a balanced and informed manner? Learn to tools of…

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Covid 19 and the virus of Islamophobia

In a number of recent reports Al Jazeera had highlighted a the unsettling ways in which Covid 19 has been used to justify populist government policies that target and use as scapegoats minority Muslim communities. According to the…

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A Beautiful New Age/Pagan service in lockdown.

To watch please click on link below…enjoy https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1368725813320225&id=316821335785388

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Loving Religion, Philosophy and Ethics @ Uni of Gloucestershire.

In these uncertain times we thought we might put up a video of us hacking on about what we love when it comes to teaching Religion, Philosophy and Ethics at University of Gloucestershire…its a bit rough round the…

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Our close friends at ISKCON in a time of crisis: please watch.

https://www.facebook.com/foodforlifewales/videos/257602892111094

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Heidegger Being Towards Death: Part 2

As we mentioned in the first post, RPE has moved its teaching, as many universities have, online during the lockdown. Part of this teaching is video essays, which are a good way of communicating difficult philosophical ideas visually…

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Heidegger Being Towards Death: Part 1

  As you all know the lockdown has meant that face to face teaching has been suspended for the meanwhile. This also has meant that our teaching has moved online. One of the resources we use are video…

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Camus’ La Peste: More than just an allegory for our time in lock down?

https://www.liberalarts.org.uk/camus-the-plague-contagion-confinement-and-complicity/ Please read the above. This is an intriguing evaluation of Camus’ salutary view of society just post world war II. I would urge all students of religion, philosophy and ethics to read this, the work itself and…

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Zakat in action: how Muslims in Scotland are demonstrating the true spirit of giving in the run up to Ramadan.

https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2020/04/scottish-muslim-couple-winning-hearts-coronavirus-crisis-200416121115752.html   As the holy month of Ramadan begins Muslims around the world will be be fasting in the shadow of the Coronavirus pandemic. Globally speaking, for many in the last few weeks going without food has been…

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ISKCON Prasadam in times of Pandemic

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3hiNvZG_jes In these strange and unsettling times it is great to know that, alongside the NHS, the army of carers and many others who are contributing to making the lockdown as comfortable as possible, the International Society of…

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