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‘Bishop’ comes from the Greek word for ‘overseer’. So a bishop is a senior Christian minister authorised to have oversight for God’s people. As well as duties given to deacons and priests, bishops confirm and ordain.

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Search for Meaning and Purpose

I alone know the plans I have for you, plans to bring you prosperity and not disaster, plans to bring about the future you hope for.
Jeremiah 29:11

The learning journey for this lens has drawn mainly upon two statements of what matters: "Events and human experiences are complex, and are perceived, interpreted and represented in different ways" and "Human societies are complex and diverse, and shaped by human actions and beliefs." There are connections with other statements of what matters and with other areas of learning and experience that can also be explored through this lens.

Sub Lens Guidance

Exemplar Approach

This section gives examples of ways in which a pluralistic learning journey might be developed. The journey could start at any stage and should not be restricted to the examples given. Questions are encouraged to allow learner influenced development.

Each example relates to a specific phase of development but should be adapted to suit learners.

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Further Along

Search for Meaning and Purpose - Further Along
Search for Meaning and Purpose - Further Along