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CLIP 3756

You shall have no other gods before me

You shall have no other gods before me
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Key Info
  • You shall have no other gods before me
  • Duration: 01:19
  • The speaker was brought up as a Roman Catholic Christian, but at some point in his adult life he became a Buddhist. He talks about how he understands how God is important to other people, but he cannot accept God as the 'final authority' which is what this commandment demands.
  • Subject:

    Religious Education

       Topic:

    Buddhism

  • Keywords: Commandment, ten commandments, Buddhist, Buddhism, prayer, thankfulness, commitment, purpose, drugs, alcohol, authority
Ideas for use in class
  • Ask students to summarise what the speaker says in the clip – in 30 words. They can then record whether they agree or disagree, and suggest three further questions they would like to ask the speaker.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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