Marriage and Family

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What have attitudes changed towards since the 1960's?
Sex, Marriage, Family Life, Divorce and Homosexuality
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How have attitudes changed towards sex?
It used to be taboo, you'd only ever have one partner and it was only inside a marriage
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How have attitudes changed towards marriage?
No one ever got divorced and everyone was always married before 25
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How have attitudes changed towards family life?
It used to be all nuclear familys and the man would go to work/women stay at home
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How have attitudes changed towards divorce?
It was very uncommon, only men did and it was very expsensive
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How have attitudes changed towards homosexuality?
It was seen to be a mental illness, it was taboo and illegal
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Why have attitudes changed towards sex?
Media, education, contraception and people are less religious
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Why have attitudes changed towards marriage?
Divorce is easier and there is no obligation to get married
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Why have attitudes changed towards family life?
Technology, divorce, feminism and equal rights
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Why have attitudes changed towards divorce?
Equal rights, media, less religious
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Why have attitudes changed towards homosexuality?
Homosexuality was de-criminalised, media, gay marriage and medical research
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What are the church of england views on sex outside of marriage?
Sex is a good way of expressing love and commitment, sex in any commited relationship is okay and only have children inside marriage
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What are the catholic views on sex outside of marriage?
Sex should only be between a married couple who plan on having children, 'Go forth and multiply', the catechism say that sex outside of marriage is a grave sin
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What is the purpose of marriage and how is it shown in the marriage ceremony?
Support and comfort - vows, union - signing the register, procreation - having children, endless - exchange of rings
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How do christians feel towards divorce?
Marriage is a sacrament in front of God, Jesus- 'any man who divorces his wife and marrys another commits adultery', 'Till death do us part'
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How do Church of England feel towards divorce?
Divorce may be the best option, divorce is a legal matter nothing to do with church and jesus taught God will forgive mistakes
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Why is family life important to catholics?
Nuclear family = stability, gods plan is for couples to have children, family provides love and its where children learn right from wrong
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How does the church help children?
Catholic school, childrens liturgy, sacramental preperation and youth club
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How does the church help with keeping families together?
Offer advice and councilling, vatican documents show how family is meant to be, Offer practical support and child-friendly masses
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What are the catholic responses to homosexuality?
'Man shall not lie with another man', Its okay if its not acted upon, Sex is for procreation, we shoudlnt be homophobic
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What are evangelical responses to homosexuality?
Its a sin, The bible condems it, the power of God can change them and its an illness
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What are the two types of contraception?
Artificial - Doing something extra to prevent pregnancy, easier, safer, more reliable. Natural - Doesnt alter the body, need to have trust and love, doesnt protect against STIS's
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What are the roman catholic views towards contraception?
God created sex for procreation, Some methods are seen as abortive, Catechism = its evil and it encourages people to break laws
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What are liberal prodestants views towards contraception?
It improves health and living standards, theres nothing in the bible saying its wrong, God made sex for love and it ensures quality of life
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