About the subject

A demanding but enjoyable subject exploring theories around the existence of God, the relationship God has with time, why the universe exits, and ethical theories and approaches.

Your tasks to complete

Read chapter 1 of The Puzzle of God, and answer the questions in detail at the end of the chapter.


Pre-course reading

  • Chapter 1 of The Puzzle of God by Peter Vardy.
  • A History of Western Philosophy, by Bertrand Russell

Useful websites and other resources

Meet the tutors


A native of Machester, I am a keen football fan and a poor joke-teller. I have a first-class degree in History, a PGCE specialised in A Level teaching, and a Masters degree in History. I have taught Philosophy, History, and Politics at A Level, and I have lectured Politics at degree level.

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