R.S. Topic overview.

Everything you need to know for Short Course GCSE R.S. comparing Christianity and Islam.


Marriage and Divorce- Key words.

MARRIAGE- A man and a woman being legally united for the purpose of living together and creating lawful children.

DIVORCE-Legally dissolving a marriage so that the couple can marry different partners.

COHABITATION- Partners living together without being married.

PROMISCUITY- Having many sexual partners and no commitment. Called fornication in the bible.

ADULTERY-Sex between a married person and someone other than their marriage partner.

MONOGAMY- Marriage to one partner exclusively.

POLYGAMY- Marriage to more than one partner at a time.

SERIAL MONOGAMY- Marrying only one partner at a time but divorcing and re-marrying several times.

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