Merry Christmas from Religion, Philosophy & Ethics at the University of Gloucestershire…

A festive Nietzsche…

Well, here it is. Merry Christmas from all at Religion, Philosophy & Ethics. Here’s hoping you all get lots of books for Christmas, and your New Year’s Resolutions are about reading more, thinking more and maybe even starting assignments in good time?

You’ll have to cope for a week or two without RPE lectures, and the usual fun – but am sure you’ll make it through to 2015 – where we’ll we be waiting with some exciting new modules (for example HM6502..)



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 Hitler’:

  • Toby Lane from Adams’ Grammar School.
  • Sam Hazeldine  from Adams’ Grammar School.

On the topic of ‘Does science give an accurate picture of how the world is?’

  • Maksymilian Szwajewski from Sevenoaks School.
On the topic of: ‘What is the proper role of religion in a modern, secular society?’
  • Jasbir Singh Talwar fromThe Phoenix Collegiate
Well done : there were approx. 80 entries of a very high standard so congratulations!
FCH Campus, where RPE is taught…

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 word essay was titled: If you had a time machine, would it be wrong to travel back and kill Hitler? This was the most popular title amongst the 80 essays submitted – but Lewis’ essay was a clear winner. Unusually for academic staff, we were all in agreement: Well done Lewis!

The runners-up will be announced Monday 8th December: We are still arguing about it..