Religious Studies KS3: Q is for Qur’an and other holy books

When it comes to books, the holiest sell the best. This animated summary is all about the most popular and revered books in the world: holy texts.

The Qur’an, the Bible, the Torah and the Guru Granth Sahib are manuscripts that many believe to have come from God himself, and as such they are at the core of their respective religions.

This playful film will teach students about their mythical origins and religious significance.

This is from the series: A-Z of Religion and Beliefs

Teacher Notes

This short film could be used to ask students to describe the structure of the Bible, and what parts it shares with the Torah.

Your students could discuss why scriptures are at the heart of religion and why they are considered to be coming from God himself.

They could investigate the relationship between holy scriptures and history.

Curriculum Notes

This short film will be relevant for teaching KS3 Religious Studies in England, Wales and Northern Ireland and 3rd and 4th Level Religious and Moral Education in Scotland.

P is for Prophets
R is for Rituals
S is for Saints