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Marriage and the Family

Statistics tell us:

Number of marriages have dropped
Number of divorces have risen
Cohabitation has risen

Sex outside marriage:

Christian teachings:

MOST CHRISTIANS believe that sex should only take place in MARRIAGE
and that sex before marriage and adultery and both wrong.
The bible teaches "…

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Other Christians (mainly Protestants) believe that if a marriage goes wrong
and there is no chance of bringing the couple back together, then they can
divorce. This is because God is always prepared to forgive our sins if we are
determined to live a new life. They also believe in…

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Muslims follow the footprints of the prophet and the prophet got married and
had a family.
The children learn about Islam through the family.

Why are there MORE Divorces?

It is easier and cheaper to have divorce ­ you can do it on-line.
People live longer and have more leisure…

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marriage. They believe that the teachings of the bible need re-interpreting in
the light of modern knowledge and as a major Christian belief is love and
acceptance, they believe that homosexuals should be accepted. They also
believe Christians should be open and honest.

Islamic teachings:

MOST MUSLIMS believe that homosexuality…

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enjoyment as well as procreation. Stops HIV/AIDS from spreading. There is
nothing in the bible that forbids contraceptives.

Islamic teachings:
All Muslims believe that contraceptives should not be used to stop having
children altogether but can be used to limit the family size.
SOME MUSLIMS believe that contraception is going…


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