ISRSA Theology, Philosophy and Religion Essay Competition

17th August 2021 Off By Claire Williams

Huge congratulations to Gabriella Brown in Year 7 at Coloma Convent Girls’ School who won 3rd Place. This is an amazing achievement. The essay title was ‘The story of Jesus’ transfiguration (Mark 9:2-13) was just a dream.’ Do you agree? The judges commented on the extremely high standard of essays this year!

Thank you to Miss Anderson who supported the girls with this work. Here is an extract from Gabriella’s work: I would firmly disagree with the idea that, because Jesus’ Transfiguration could be a dream it is in some way less important in the story of His time on earth. Dreams in the Bible often don’t come with negative connotations but quite the opposite as they are signs of God personally being involved in the way His plan plays out…