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CRK WAEC Syllabus for online Studies - 2017/2018

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CRK WAEC Syllabus
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AIMS AND OBJECTIVES

The examination syllabus is designed to test candidates’

(i)                 knowledge and understanding of selected themes running through most of the books of the Old and New Testaments as a necessary preparation for higher studies;

(ii)               ability to evaluate and apply these basic themes in their lives and actions.

WAEC Syllabus for CRK



EXAMINATION SCHEME


There will be two papers, both of which must be taken.

PAPER 1: This will be a 60-minute multiple choice (objective) test paper consisting of fifty (50) questions drawn from the entire Christian Religious Knowledge syllabus. Candidates will be required to attempt all the questions.

PAPER 2: This will be a 2½-hour essay-type paper consisting of three sections A, B and C. Four questions will be set on each section in Paper II. Candidates will be required to answer four questions in all choosing at least one question from each section.

The Revised Standard Version of the Bible will be used in the setting of questions.


DETAILED SYLLABUS


SECTION A:        THEMES FROM THE OLD TESTAMENT


CONTENT
NOTES
1.    The Sovereignty of God

(a)           God the creator

(b)           God the controller of the universe


Genesis 1 and 2

Genesis 1:26-31




CONTENT
NOTES
2.          The Covenant
(a)           God’s Covenant with Abraham
(b)           God’s Covenant with Israel
(c)           The New Covenant

3.          Leadership
(a)     Joseph as a leader

(b)     Moses as a leader


(c)     Joshua as a leader


(d)    Deborah as a leader

4.      God’s care for His people

(a)     Guidance and protection

(b)     Provision

5.      Parental Responsibility

(a)     Examples of Eli and Samuel

(b)     Example of Asa

6.    Disobedience and Consequences

(a)     ) Saul’s disobedience

(b)     Consequences of Saul’s disobedience

7.    A man after God’s own Heart
(a)     ) David’s submission to the will of God.

(b)     David’s repentance and forgiveness

8.    Making Decisions
(a)     ) Solomon’s Wisdom

(b)    Unwise Policies of Solomon and Rehoboam

Genesis 12:1-9; 17:1-21; 21:1-8; 25:19-26
Exodus 2:23-25; 19:20; 24:1-11; 32:1-20; 30-34
Jeremiah 31:31-34; 32:36-41; Ezekiel 36:25-28


Genesis 37:1-28; 41:1-57; 45:1-15

Exodus 1; 2; 3; 4:1-17; 5:1-5, 22-23; 6:28-30; 7:1-7;
14:1-31; 32:1-14. Numbers 13:1-33; 14:1-19

Numbers 13:16-33; 14:1-10; 27:15-23,
Joshua 1:1-15; 6; 24:1-31.

Judges 4:1-24



Exodus 14

Exodus 16:1-21; 17:1-7



1 Samuel 2:11-36; 3:2-18; 4:10-22; 8:1-5

1 Kings 15:9-15; 22:41-44



1 Samuel 10:1-16; 15:1-19

1 Samuel 15:20-25; 16:14-23; 31:1-13.


1 Samuel 26:1-25; 2 Samuel 12: 15-25

2 Samuel 3:1-39; 11; 12:1-15


1 Kings 3:3-28; 4:29-34; 5:1-12; 8:1-53

1 Kings 9:15-23; 11:1-13; 12:1-20



CONTENT
NOTES

9.    Greed and its effects (Ahab and Gehazi)

10.    The Supremacy of God

(a)     ) Religious tension

(b)     Elijah at Mount Carmel

11.    Religious Reform (Josiah)

12.    Concern for one’s Nation

(a)     The condition of the Nation

(b)     Response to the state of the nation

13.    Faith in God

(a)     Faith and Courage

(b)     Faith and Power

14.    The message of God

(a)     Jonah as messenger

(b)     The message

15.    Social Justice and True Religion

(a)     ) Social Justice

(b)     True Religion

16  Divine Love

(a)     The Love of God

(b)     Man’s response to God’s Love

17.    Holiness and Divine Call

(a)     Holiness of God

(b)     Divine Call

1 Kings 21:1-29; 2 Kings 5:1-27



1 Kings 16:29-34; 17:1-7; 18:1-19; 19:1-18

1 Kings 18:17-46.

2 Kings 22; 23:1-30



2 Kings 24; 25:1-17.

Nehemiah  1:1-11;  2:9-20;  4:1-23.  Ezra  1:1-11; 4:
5:1-2; 6:13-22; 7:1-10


Daniel 3:1-30

Daniel 6:1-28



Jonah 1:1-17; 2:1-10

Jonah 3; 4:1-11



Amos 2:6-8; 4; 5:1-20; 7:10-17; 8:1-14

Amos 5:21-24



Hosea 1:2; 3; 4.

Hosea 6:1-11; 14.



Isaiah 1:10-20; 6:1-7

Ezekiel 1; 2; 3:1-11



CONTENT
NOTES
18.    Punishment and hope

(a)     ) Punishment

(b)     Hope


Jeremiah 2; 5:14-19; 14:1-12

Jeremiah 3:11-18; 4:1,2, and 14

SECTION B: THEMES FROM THE SYNOPTIC GOSPELS, ST. JOHN AND THE ACTS OF THE APOSTLES

1.    The birth, baptism and temptation of Jesus

(a)     The birth

(b)     The baptism

(c)     The temptation

2.    Discipleship

(a)     ) Call to discipleship


(b)     The demands of discipleship

3.    Miracles

(a)     ) Nature miracles

(i)     Stilling the storm

(ii)     Feeding the five thousand

(iii)     Feeding the four thousand

(iv)     Walking on the sea

(b)     Healing miracles

(i)     Healing the leper

(ii)     The Paralytic

(iii)     The Centurion’s servant

(iv)     The Demoniac



Mathew 1:18-25; Luke 1:26-38; 2:1-40

Matthew 3:13-17; Mark 1:9-11; Luke 3:21-22

Matthew 4:1-11; Mark 1:12-13; Luke 4:1-13



Matthew  4:18-25;  9:9-13;  Mark  1:16-20; 2:13-17.
Luke 5:1-11, 27-32.

Matthew 8:18-22; Luke 9:57-63; 14:25-33.





Matthew 8:23-27; Mark 4:35-41; Luke 8:22-25.

Matthew 14:13-24; Mark 6:30-44; Luke 9:10-17

Matthew 15:32-39; Mark 8:1-9

Matthew 14:22-32; Mark 6:45-52



Matthew 8:1-4; Mark 1:40-45; Luke 5:12-16

Matthew 9:1-8; Mark 2:1-12; Luke 5:17-26

Matthew 8:5-13; Luke 7:1-10

Matthew 8:28-34; Mark 5:1-20; Luke 8:26-39



CONTENT
NOTES

4.    The Parables

(a)     ) Parables of the Kingdom

(i)     The Sower

(ii)     The Mustard Seed

(iii)     The Wheat and the Tares

(iv)     The seed growing secretly

(b)     Parables illustrating God’s Love

(c)     ) Parables illustrating concern for one another

5.    Sermon on the Mount

(a)     The demands of the Kingdom

(b)     Worldly possessions

6.    Mission of the Disciples

(a)     The mission of the twelve

(b)     The mission of the seventy

7.    The Transfiguration

8.    The Triumphal Entry and Cleansing of the Temple

(a)     The Triumphal Entry

(b)     The Cleansing of the Temple

9.    The Trials and Death of Christ

(a)     The trials of Christ

(i)     Christ before the High Priest

(ii)     Christ before Pilate and the Roman authorities

(iii)     Christ before Herod





Matthew 13:1-23; Mark 4:1-20

Matthew 13:31-32; Mark 4:30-32; Luke 13:18-19

Matthew 13:24-30. 36-43

Mark 4:26-29

Matthew 18:12-14; Luke 15:1-32

Luke 10:25-37; 16:19-31



Matthew 5; 6:1-18; 7:1-27

Matthew 6:19-34



Matthew 10:1-15; Mark 6:7-13; Luke 9:1-16

Luke 10:1-24

Matthew 17:1-13; Mark 9:2-13; Luke 9:28-36



Matthew 21:1-12; Mark 11:1-14; Luke 19:29-44

Matthew 21:1-17





Matthew 26:36-75


Matthew 27:11-31

Luke 23:6-12



CONTENT
NOTES

(b)     Death of Christ

(i)     The crucifixion and burial of Jesus Christ

(ii)     The words of Jesus on the Cross

10.    The Resurrection and Appearance of Jesus

(a)     The Synoptic Accounts of the Resurrection

(b)     The Appearance of Jesus

11.    Jesus’ teaching about Himself

(a)     Jesus as the Lamb

(b)     Jesus as the Door and the good Shepherd

(c)     Jesus as the Light of the World

(d)    Jesus as the True Vine

(e)     Jesus as the Living Water and Bread

(f)    Jesus as the Resurrection and the Life

12.    Signs of Jesus

(a)     ) Nature Miracles

(b)     Miracles of healing

(c)     ) Raising of Lazarus

13.    Love
(a)     God’s Love for man

(b)     John’s Message of Love for one another

14.    The Ascension, the Holy Spirit and the Mission

(a)     The Ascension

(b)     The Pentecost

(c)     The Mission of the Church



Matthew 27:32-66

Matthew 27:46; Mark 15:34; Luke 23:34; 43; 46



Matthew 28:1-8; Mark 16:1-8; Luke 24:1-11

Matthew 28:9-20; Luke 24:13-49



John 1:29-34

John 10:1-18

John 3:19-21; 8:12; 9:1-5

John 15:1-11

John 4:7-15; 6:25-40

John 11:17-27; 14:1-7



John 2:1-11; 6:5-13, 16-21

John 4:46-54; 5:1-18; 9:1-7

John 11:1-44


John 3:16-18

John 13:34-35; 15:12-13



Acts 1:6-11

Acts 2:1-41

Acts 8



CONTENT
NOTES

15.    Fellowship in the Early Church

(a)    ) Communal Living in the Early Church

(b)   Problems of the Early Christian Community and the solution to the problems

16.    Opposition to the Gospel message

17.    Mission to the Gentiles

(a)     ) Conversion of Saul

(b)     The Commissioning and the mission of Paul

(c)     The mission of Peter and the Council of Jerusalem



Acts 1:15-26; 2:41-47; 4:32-37

Acts 5:1-11; 6:1-6

Acts 4:1-31; 5:17-42; 6:8-15; 7:1-60; 9:1-2; 12:1-24



Acts 9:1-30

Acts 13; 14:1-20


Acts 9:32-43; 10:1-48; 11:1-18; 15:1-35
SECTION C: THEMES FROM SELECTED EPISTLES


1.    Justification by faith
The meaning and fruits of justification

2.    Law and Grace
The purpose and significance of law and grace

3.    New Life in Christ

4.    Jesus the son of God/Christians are also children of God

5.    Humility

6.    Forgiveness

7.    Spiritual gifts
(a)     Different types of spiritual gifts
(b)     Making use of individual talents

8.    Christian giving

9.    Civic Responsibility
(a)     The need for order in society
(b)    Good citizenship


Romans 3:21-24; 5:1-11


Romans 4:13-25; 5:18-21

Romans 6:1-4, 12-14; Colossians 3:1-17

Galatians 3:23-29; 4:1-7


Philippians 2:1-11; 1 Peter 5:5-11

Philemon 1


1 Corinthians 12:1-31
Romans 12:3-8

Philippians 4:14-20; 2 Corinthians 9:1-15


Romans 13:1-7
1 Peter 2:13-17



CONTENT
NOTES

10.    Dignity of Labour

11.    The family

12.    The second coming

(a)     The signs of the coming of the Lord

(b)     Preparation for His coming

13.    Resurrection

14.    Faith and Work

15.    Impartiality

16.    Effective Prayers

17.    Christian Living in the Community

(a)     ) Christian Living among Non-Christians

(b)     Interpersonal relationship among Christians

18.    Christians and persecution

2 Thessalonians 3:6-15

Colossians 3:18-22



1 Thessalonians 4:13-18; 2 Thessalonians 2:1-12

1 Thessalonians 5:1-11

1 Corinthians 15:1-58

James 1:22-27; 2:14-26

James 2:1-13

James 1:2-8; 5:13-18



1 Peter 2:9-25

1 Peter 5:1-11

1 Peter 1:3-17; 4:12-19

WASSCE CHRISTIAN RELIGIOUS KNOWLEDGE SUGGESTED READING LIST

(NIGERIA AND SIERRA LEONE)


1.                   REFERENCE


(i)                 The Holy Bible (Revised Standard Version)

(ii)               New Clarendon Bible Series

(iii)             Bright, John: History and Religion of Israel

(iv)             Anderson, B.W.: The Living World of the Old Testament

(v)               Kee, H.C. & Young: The Living World of the New Testament

(vi)             Campbell, D.B.J.: The Synoptic Gospels

(vii)           New Bible Commentary – Cambridge



2.                 TEXTBOOKS


(a)              OLD TESTAMENT

Quarcoopome, T.N.O.:           History and Religion of Israel, AUP, Ibadan, 1986 Dickson, Kwesi:                                     History and Religion of Israel, Darton L & T, 1968
1.                  From Abraham to the Early Days of Israel in the Promised Land.

2.                  From the Institution of the Monarchy to the Fall of the Northern Kingdom.

3.                  From Hezekiah to the Return from Exile

E.O.N. Aghaegbuna:              Themes from the Old Testament, Jet Publishers, Onitsha

(b)             NEW TESTAMENT


Guy H.A.:       (i)                     The Life of Christ

(ii)                                       A Critical Introduction to the Gospels.

(iii)                                     The Acts of the Apostles.

Dickson, K.A.:                        Early Christian Church.

Pobee, John S.:                        Matthew and Mark for Schools.

E.O.N. Aghaegbuna:              Themes from the Gospels and the Acts, Jet Publishers,
Onitsha.

Themes from selected Epistles, Jet Publishers.

Imasogie & Abogunrin:          Christian Religious Knowledge for SSS, UPL, Ibadan (In
three volumes, Books I III).

Akao, Alao & Solanke:           Christian Religious Knowledge for SSS, Daystar, Ibadan,
Books 2 & 3.

Dickson, K.A.:                        The Gospel According to Matthew The Gospel According to Mark
The Gospel According to Luke (Accra, Asempa Publishers).


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