Ethics 1

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Give 3 reasons why men are more important than women:
Eve messed up first in the story of Genesis. Men were created first, and women were only created to accompany men. God is a 'He', meaning that men are as important as God.
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Give the definition of a marriage:
A legally recognised relationship between 2 people
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Give the definition of a civil partnership:
A legally recognised relationship between 2 people, similar to a marriage
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Define artificial methods of contraception:
The use of a device, an operation or a form of medication to help prevent unwanted pregnancy.
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Define natural methods of contraception:
When a couple will choose to have sex during the woman's least fertile time.
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Why is family important to Christians?`
"be fruitful and multiply" Genesis 1:31 - some philosophers such as Aquinas argue that the purpose of life is to reproduce, and Jesus' mother Mary was given special praise, showing the importance of motherhood to Christians.
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Why do Christians get married?
Obedience to God- Proverbs 18:22 "he who finds a wife finds what is good", as well as a lifelong commitment to somebody. They also may get married in order to extend the family "be fruitful and multiply" Genesis 1:31
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How does marriage show Christian beliefs?
Ceremony takes place in a church- getting married in "God's house". The couples say their vows - willing to make promises and commitments in the presence of God, and the giving of the rings symbolises the the unending nature of of the love they share
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Define artificial methods of contraception:

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