#LCRE, Ecumenism-A modern Christian movement for unity. Section C.

What is the World Council of Churches? The World Council of Churches is a fellowship of churches which confess the Lord Jesus Christ as God and Saviour according to the scriptures, and therefore seek to fulfil together their common calling to the glory of the one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. NB: The Roman Catholic Church is NOT a member.

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The Irish Council of Churches The Irish Council of Churches was founded in 1923 in the aftermath of the civil war and is the formal national body through which our member churches formally engage, dialogue and act on a wide variety of issues. We are established by our member churches and funded by them

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A Celtic Pilgrimage With John O’Donohue John O’Donohue’s website. John’s book Anam Cara was published and became an international best-seller


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Types and spread of world religions


Have a watch ladies. This is really a very interesting religion. Promotes gender equality. Doesn’t allow converts and is pre-Islamic.

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Book of Mormon, Opening number.

It still makes me Laugh even just the opening number.

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BBC Religions, Mormonism.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was founded in 19th Century America and has over 12 million members world-wide, including 190,000 in the UK.

The Church is centered on Christ, but has substantial differences in belief to the Catholic, Protestant, and Orthodox Christian Churches.

Pantheism explained. Youtube clip

World first Pantheist was a Donegal man!  His name was John Toland.

This is an Irish times article it concerns a book written by Ian Leask who was my philosophy lecturer in Mater Dei.

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God is all and all is God


JC Religion Journal 2017

As a group most of you have decided to do the following Journal Title. Focussing on the Ramadan in the Muslim faith.

2.c: A case study on the ways that a time of religious importance is marked each year by the members of one of the religions listed above.

I will post several links here over the coming weeks of clips and articles which you are required to watch or read as part of your research. This is extra work required on top of the work we do together in class. No slacking please 🙂

The following is a short RTE documentary on what Ramadan seems to Muslims living in Ireland.

RTE, Hungry for God.

Next is a version more suitable for primary school children but still valuable.

Ramadan for children

Ramadan_RS This is the power point we used in class.

_The_holy_month_of_Ramadan Second PPT that we used.