GCSE Religious Studies' Topic Checklist

Religion & Life

Section 4 - Social Harmony




  • Hinduism

    • Traditional rôles of men & women in marriage ceremony
    • Traditional rôles compared with groups such as ISKCON
    • Caste system as mutual inter-dependence
    • Gandhi's teaching on racial harmony
    • Modern Hindus' statements on relations with other faiths


  • Islam

    • Qur'an 2.228, compare with 16.97
    • Modern Muslims' views on the rôle of women
    • Qur'an, Muhammad's last sermon, modern Muslims's views on racial harmony
    • Qur'an 2.256 and modern Muslims' statements on attitudes to other faiths


  • Judaism

    • Orthodox & Reform views on the rôle of women and women rabbis
    • Teachings on racial harmony: Genesis 3.20, Deuteronomy 27.7, Leviticus 19.33-37
    • Modern Jews' statements on relations with other faiths