Religious And Ethical Studies in the Modern World.

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What did God tell Adam and Eve to do after 'blessing them'?
'Go Forth and Multiply'
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Why should people not have casual sex?
Because it was a gift from God and casual sex devalues it.
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Christians believe that sex should only happen within marriage. True or False?
True, sex should only be used for reproduction.
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When would a Christian Church accept sex outside of marriage?
When they are in a committed relationship such as being engaged.
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Which stage do Hindus believe sex should occur in and why?
Householder stage because it is a dharma to start a family.
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During which ceremony do boys take a vow of celibacy?
The sacred thread ceremony in the student stage.
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What is the name of the Hindu aim to fulfill sensual pleasure in life?
Kama.
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Why do some Hindus believe it is right to have sex?
Because sexual activity is a way of experiencing and worshipping Brahman.
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Which is the only form of contraception that Catholics accept?
The rhythm method because it is the only natural contraceptive.
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What is the terms for Protestant churches allowing all forms of contraception?
The couple must be having sex within a marriage.
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Why do most Christians not like using contraceptives such as the coil or morning after pill?
It could be seen as abortion which they are strongly against- do not kill.
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What do Hindus see contraception as being against?
Ahimsa (non-violence).
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What do Hindus say is necessary when using contraception?
That both people consent to the use of them.
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Why do modern leaders of Hinduism accept the use of contraceptives?
Because of the overpopulation in India.
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According to the varnashramadharma, why is it unecessary to use contraceptives?
As sex should only occur during the householder stage where reproduction should take place.
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What do the ten commandments say about adultery?
'Do not commit adultery'.
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Why are breaking vows so important to Christians?
Because vows were said to your partner but also to God.
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What are rings a symbol of in Christianity?
Eternal love and faithfulness.
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What can adultery lead to? And why would that be wrong?
Divorce which is wrong because it was not God's plan for humans- he 'blessed' Adam and Eve.
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Which dharma in the householder stage goes against adultery?
The dharma which says to be loyal and faithful to your spouse.
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Which Hindu vows does adultery break?
The seven vows that are said when taking the seven steps around the fire during the wedding ceremony.
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What does adultery harm? And why would Hindus find that wrong?
Adultery would harm the atman which would go against ahimsa.
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Who are the role models for marriage in Hinduism?
Rana and Sita because they were loyal and faithful to eachother.
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What is marriage seen as in Christianity?
A gift from God and a sacrament.
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Why do Christians believe that marriage is for life?
Because the wedding vows say 'till death do us part'.
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During when do Christians believe it's the best time for having children?
Marriage because it's a stable place for raising children.
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During the marriage ceremony who says what the purpose of marriage should be? What is that purpose?
The Vicar and the purpose is to raise children.
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Who do Christians make their vows to?
Their partner and to God.
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What is a wedding ceremony in Hinduism?
A samskara. (Rite of Passage)
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In which stage is marriage a dharma in?
The householder stage.
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What does a mandap symbolise and when is it used?
Hope of harmony for a marriage and it's used in the wedding ceremony.
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Why are offerings made to Ganesh during a wedding ceremony?
He is the God of new beginnings.
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Why do the bride and groom take seven steps around the fire during a Hindu wedding?
Each step is a vow and the fire symbolises God's blessing.
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Why does a Hindu bride place her foot on a stone during the marriage ceremony?
To show the strength in the marriage.
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The darker the colour of a mendhi pattern means...
The stronger the marriage will be.
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What four teachings would Christians use for divorce?
Not God's intention for humans- 'blessed' Adam and Eve, breaks the sacred vows said in a wedding, humans do not have the power to break a sacrament, remarriage as seen as adultery because they don't believe in divorce(Catholicism).
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What four teachings would Hindus use for divorce?
Divorce is accepted amongst lower castes, divorce harms atmans(against ahimsa), the dharma of the householder stage would not be fulfilled, Laws of Manu means that a couple can get divorced if they've been married 15 years and unable to have children
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What four teachings would Christians use for family and gender roles?
'Honour your father and mother'- ten commandments, purpose of marriage is to have children, parable of lost son-family is key no matter your mistakes, Jesus only had male disciples.
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What four teachings would Hindus use for family and gender roles?
Gods and goddesses are in families- Shiva dad of Ganesh, Diwali has a siblings day, Brahman is represented in male and female forms, all Hindu Gods have a female consort without whom they have no power.
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