RE - Relationships

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What does Commitment mean to a religious believer?
Making and keeping a promise such as wedding vows.
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What does Chasity mean to a religious believer?
The decision to not have sex before marriage because of the belief that sex is sacred.
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What does conflict mean to a religious believer?
Working against each other rather than with each other. Conflict in marriages can lead to divorce.
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What does love mean to a religious believer?
To have deep affection that can be expressed through words and actions.
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What does Reconciliation mean to a religious believer?
To apologize or say sorry and become friends again. Many faith communities have reconciliation services.
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What does Responsibility mean to a religious believer?
The duties you have to carry out, such as looking after family members.
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Christian views on marriage.
- Marriage consists of one man to one woman at a a time. Marriage begins a special relationship between two people. Marriage is considered a sacrament, as you not only make promises to each other, but a promise to God.
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Hindu views on marriage.
Marriage begins the relationship between two families not just two individuals. Marriage begins the householder stage.
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Christian views on sex.
Sex should take place in wedlock, as the purpose if for procreation. 'Go forth and multiply'. Promiscuity devalues people and is therefore unacceptable.
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Hindu views on Sex.
Hindus are expected to remain celibate until marriage as one of the purposes of marriage is procreation.
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Christian views on adultery.
Adultery is wrong because fidelity is expected in a marriage. It is forbidden in the ten commandments,
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Hindu views on adultery.
Adultery will produce negative karma. A vow of faithfulness is made in the 7th step of the Hindu marriage ceremony and therefore marriage is seen as a lifelong commitment.
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Catholic attitudes to contraception.
The catholic church regards contraception as a major cause of sexual promiscuity, broken families and a rise in divorce rate. Therefore Catholics only use natural methods of contraception.
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Protestant attitudes to contraception.
Protestants believe that all forms of contraception are permissible in a stable, loving relationship.
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Hindu views on contraception.
Modern Hindus believe contraception is acceptable because the soul dos not enter the body until after conception so it is not against the idea of ahimsa.
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Traditional Hindu views.
Contraception is always unacceptable because the believ the killing of eggs and sperm goes against the idea of ahimsa and goes against their dharma as a a householder.
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Christian marriage ceremony.
Takes place in a church so God can be present. The taking of vows, 'till death do us part'. Rings are exchanged to symbolize a perfect and unending love (like the ring). A register is signed to make the marriage legal and binding.
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Hindu marriage.
A Hindu girl can marry at fifteen and a boy at eighteen, but the laws of the country they live in must be observed. They must marry within their faith and caste, and marriage is often arranged by the parents.
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Hindu wedding ceremony.
The wedding takes place in a Mandir under a Mandap which symbolizes the home the couple will make together.
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