Flashcards in Relationships and Families Deck (46):
What do christians say about sexual relationships and marriage?
That a sexual relationship should only take place within marriage.
When were sexual acts amongst homosexuals made legal?
Give a quote from Genesis about gods plan for man and woman.
"A man and woman should be united together and increase in number"
Give a quote about homosexual acts.
"Sexual acts between men is forbidden"
What does the church of England say about homosexuality?
They accept people who live in committed relationships and think that the bible should be interpreted in the context of modern society.
What does fornication mean?
the sin of sex outside marriage.
what does adultery mean?
sex with someone other than your spouse.
What is promiscuity?
having sex with a number of partners without commitment.
The Catholic Church encourages abstinence. What is abstinence?
Not take part (in sexual acts before marriage)
Liberal protestants accept cohabitation. What is cohabitation?
Living together (before marriage)
What does Islam say about homosexual relationships?
They are forbidden because they are against gods natural law.
What do muslims say about sex and marriage?
Sex should only happen in marriage.
Give a quote from the bible about sex outside marriage.
"You shall not commit adultery"
What do muslims believe about children and marriage?
That children have a right to be born in wedlock, and into a loving family.
Give a quote from the Quran about sex outside marriage?
"Do not go anywhere near adultery: it is an outrage and an evil path"
Under what law is death a punishment for adultery?
What do Catholics say about sex and contraception?
1. It is only for procreation.
2. There should always be the chance of conception.
What types of contraception do Catholics allow and not allow?
They don't allow any form of artificial contraception.
They allow the rhythm method.
What do Anglican Christians say about sex and contraception?
They accept contraception when there is no fertilised egg involved.
So what types of contraception do Anglicans disagree with?
The morning after pill and the I.U.D
What do Muslims say about sex and contraception?
They accept contraception for family planning but not to stop pregnancy all together.
Give a quote from the Quran about children and poverty.
"Do not kill your children for fear of poverty- we shall provide for them and for you- killing them is a great sin"
Why do many religions not accept contraception when an fertilised egg is involved?
Because they believe that life begins at conception.
In christianity, couple should love each other as....(quote)
"...as Christ loved the church"
The Quran teaches that husbands and wives are like...
garments for each other.
Who must Muslims marry depending on their gender?
A woman must marry a muslim.
A man must marry a muslim, christian or jew.
In Christianity what do a husband and wife become?
What did Jesus say about divorce?
'Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery against her"
What do Catholics say about divorce?
That divorce cannot dissolve a marriage between two baptised people.
What can catholics receive instead of divorce?
Which branches allow divorce?
Anglicans, methodists and Eastern Orthodox.
Do Muslims allow divorce?
Yes, under the right circumstances.
What must happen for a religious, islamic divorce?
The man must declare it verbally to the woman or in writing and they must wait 3 months. (iddah) This allows time to reconsider and see if the woman is pregnant. The woman must repay the marriage gift and the husband must support the children.
What is a commandment about the nature of families in christianity?
"honour your father and mother"
What does islam allow for men?
Polygamy. (more than one wife)
What is expected of men and women in islam?
Men provide for the family and women look after the children.
What structure is the basis of family in christianity?
Did reveals himself as the father, with Jesus as his son and human kind as his children.
Give a quote about mothers and fathers in christianity?
"Listen to your father, who gave you life and do not despise your mother when she is old"
What does the Quran say about married people?
they are 'protected' and 'guarded'
Give a quote from the Hadith about children and fruits?.
'For every tree there is a fruit and the fruit of the heart is the child"
What do muslims believe about older people?
They believe that have a responsibility to look after the elders as they are experiences and wise.
How did Jesus treat women?
With respect- the story of Mary Magdalene and Martha.
What do Christians believe about men and women?
They are equal in the eyes of god.
Give the quote about Eve's punishment
"with painful labour you shall give birth to children, your desire will be for your husband and he will rule over you"
What do Muslims believe about gender?
That Allah created everyone equal but not the same.