Month: December 2014

Dr Who, Star Trek, Power and Mirror Universes

Dr Hilary Weeks (glos) and Dr Aidan Byrne (Wolverhampton) in conversation about Dr Who, Star Trek, Power and Mirror Universes: Discover the RPE course : http://r-p-e.blogspot.co.uk/p/about-rpe-course.html 

  UFO 11 December 2014  

Mysticism, Abuse and Connections: An interview..

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Catherine Tomas, a DPhil student in Theology, at Christ Church, Oxford, about a recent paper she gave, where she examines the lives […]

  Mysticism 10 December 2014  

Mysticism: Dialogue, Action & Abjection – an interview with Catherine Tomas

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Catherine Tomas, a DPhil student in Theology, at Christ Church, Oxford, about her work. The conversation focuses on her ideas around a […]

  Mysticism  

Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Experience – an interview

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks CJ Romer about Psychedelic Drugs and Mystical Experience. Dave says ‘We reminisce about the 1980/90s, and end up with a longer-than-planned conversation, […]

  Drugs 9 December 2014  

In Buddhism, is the desire for Nirvana contradictory?

Staff from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics course at Gloucestershire, in conversation about whether the desire to achieve Nirvana, in a Buddhist context, is contradictory – given the apparent aspiration to attain ‘desirelessness’ in Buddhism: Discover the RPE course : http://r-p-e.blogspot.co.uk/p/about-rpe-course.html 

  buddhism 8 December 2014  

RPE Essay Competition 2014 Runners Up Announced!

Following the announcement of the winner, we can now reveal the 4 runners up: who will each receive a £20 voucher. On the topic of  ‘If you had a time machine, would it be wrong to travel back and kill […]

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Applying for RE Teacher Training: Some advice..

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route if she has any advice for those applying to do […]

  Education 4 December 2014  

A trainee RE teacher reflects on her worries about in-class behaviour management

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route about her experience so far. In this video, I ask […]

  Education 2 December 2014  

The role of subject knowledge in teaching RE

Dr David Webster from the Religion, Philosophy & Ethics team at the University of Gloucestershire asks Kerri Hughes,  recent graduate of the RPE course, now on a School-direct Teacher training route about her experience so far. In this video, I pass […]

  Education 1 December 2014  

RPE Essay Competition Winner!

Congratulations to Lewis Morey of Forest School, London, for his winning essay in the RPE competition.The event was in his local newspaper – as per the picture – and the winning essay will be published in the RE Today magazine.Lewis’s 1,500 […]

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