This comprehensive and easy to use textbook is endorsed by OCR for use with the Philosophy of Religion unit of the OCR A2 Religious Studies specification. * Co-authored by experienced examiners * Stretch and Challenge" material for advanced students * Timeline of philosophers * Appendices on revision notes and essay writing * Each chapter includes essential new vocabulary with definitions extracts from primary texts examination tips discussion topics and practice exam questions suggestions for further reading Key concepts are developed beyond the successful Philosophy of Religion for AS Level textbook (Continuum, 2009). Issues in religious language, including verification and falsification, analogy, language games, myth, symbol, as well as controversial areas such as anti-realism and non-realism, are explored. Notions of body and soul, afterlife theories, scripture, miracles and religious experience are fully treated. Detailed guidance on topics new to the specifications, such as Boethius and the divine attributes, is provided. Primary texts are continually used to avoid common misunderstandings. A special feature of this book is substantial "Stretch and Challenge" material throughout which allows students to develop further.