RS - TOPIC 1

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Commitment
Dedication towards something or someone. This can be shown by being fiathful to them. Making and keeping a promise. For example exchanging eternal wedding vows.
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Chastity
Not having sexual intercourse until after marriage because sex is seen as sacred/ a gift from God, for example some Christians wear chastity rings
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Conflict
Disagreements and arguments. Clashes and breakdown of relationships, for example conflict can lead to divorce.
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Love
To have a deep affection for someone and expressing it through your actions and words. For example, exchanging vows at your wedding
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Reconciliation
Saying sorry and making up and starting together again. For example many faith communities have reconciliation services such as counselling and prayer
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Responsibilities
Duties you should carry out such as looking after your family members. Something you do out of a sense of duty or because you are expected to do it.
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Celibate
Deciding never to have a sexual relationship e.g. a catholic priest
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Adultery
When a married person has sexual relations with someone who they are not married to (an affair)
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Fidelity
Keeping onself sexually loyal to ones partner, just as chastity was keeping oneself a virgin until marriage
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Contraception
The prevention of a pregnancy taking place, stops sperm fertilizing the egg
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Divorce
The legal ending of a marriage so that both partners are free to remarry
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What is a Christians view on pre-marital sex (before marriage)?
They believe: sex is a gift from God to be respected. purpose of sex is a god given instruction to procreate which should only be done in marriage. casual sex is seen as devaluing both people, some believe acceptable ifin loving relationship to marry
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What is a quote to support this?
God blessed them and said "Be fruitful and multiply..."
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What is a Jewish view on pre marital sex (before marriage)?
They believe sex is a blessing from Fod to be respected, same as Christians mostly, sex is seen as final bond of marriage after betrothal (engagament) and contract.
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What is a quote to support this?
God blessed them and said "Be fruitful and multiply..."
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What is a Christian and Jewish view on adultery?
Ten commandments instruct "do not commit adultery", god given instruction which emphasises importance of fidelity, adultery is harmful to relationship causes conflict to divorce. can lead to unwanted preg not secure for new born child
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What is a quote to support this?
In the bible it says that God will "judge fornicators and adulterers", genesis calls adultery "the great sin"
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What is a Christian view on adultery?
Jesus said "You have heard that it was said 'You shall not commit adultery' But i say to you that everyone who looks at a woman lustfully has already committed adultery with her in his heart."
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What is a Jewish view on adultery?
Halakhah (code of conduct) emphasises that a husband must be sexually considerate towards his wife, sexual disloyalty is forbidden. Sex = expression of love and a means for bringing couple closer.Kosher Sex means a equal balance phys and psyc connect
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Why might a Christian agree with contraception?
Can help control size of family and prevent unwanted pregnancies. Methodists agree if both partners agree, quality of family life is important, children should not be born into a life of deprivation, celibacy is accepted
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Why might a Christian disagree with contraception?
God instructed "be fruitful and multiply" so this goes against God's orders, Roman catholics believe that contraception goes against God's plan of procreation, encourages natural rhythm method as still chance of conception
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Why might a Jew agree with contraception?
Same as Christians axcept acceptable to use if womans mental or physical health in danger. oral contraceptives are preferred as not interfere with sexual act and male seed is not destroyed
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Why might a Jew disagree with contraception?
Barrier methods 'condoms' prevent true bonding of bodies which interferes with intimacy sex brings a couple. spill seed contraception are disapproved as purpose of sex is to procreate, celibacy is unacceptable, large fam is seen asa blessing from God
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What is the purpose of marriage from a Christian/Jew perspective?
Endless forever "till death do us part". beginning of new family unit , legally binding contract, to procreate, creates a union and deeper bond, sacred and special - blessed by God
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What is a quote to support this?
"a man will leave his father and mother to be united with his wife, and they will become one flesh."
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the Church represent?
Considered God's house and if they marry there then God will be apart of the marriage. the symbols there such as the cross remind the couple of Jesus' sacrifice
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the father giving the bride represent?
The tradition when women were seen as their fathers posessions, nowadays it is symbolic of the bridge joining a new family
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the bride wearing white represent?
Colour of virginity and purity. Tradition of remaining a virgin until marriage, kept herself chaste for her husband
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the reading of the bible represent?
Readings such as Corinthians 13 "Love is patient, love is kind..." reminds the couple of the importance of their love and commitment to each other
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the taking of the vows represent?
The vows are exchanged such as "till death do us part" to represent their eternal commitment and bond to one another.
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the exchanging of the rings represent?
The ring shows everyone that you are married, they are circular which represent the never ending love
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the prayers and hymns represent?
To remind couple of the importance of their vows, and of the sacredness of their new life together with God.
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the pronounce union represent?
The minister pronounce the couple husband and wife "What God has joined together let no man separate" This reminds the couple of their eternal love and commitment for each other
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In a Christian marriage ceremony, what does the signing of the registerrepresent?
The bridge and groom, their parents and two witnesses all sign. This shows it was done legally and willingly
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the Synagogue represent?
Considered God's house and then if they get married there God is apart of the marriage
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the Mikveh represent?
A few days before the wedding the bride will visit the immersion pool for cleansing. Pre-marital sex is strictly forbidden and the Mikveh is a remainder of the bride's responsibility to remain Chaste until marriage
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the Kiddushin represent?
Means 'sanctification' or 'holiness'. Marriage is necessary so the couple can develop their personalities fully "A man without a wife is incomplete"
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the Chuppah represent?
A wedding must take place under a Chuppah. This is a canopy held up by four poles. it symbolises the couple's new home. it has a closed top to suggest privacy and open sides to suggest they are apart of the community
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the initial blessing of wine represent?
A cup of wine is blessed by the Rabbi and drunk by the couple as a symbol for their joy before the wedding.
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the exchanging of rings represent?
Groom puts this on brides finger and says "with this ring you are sanctified to me according to the law of Moses and Israel", represents eternal and faithful bond, smooth to show unbroken marriage, index finger to provide a direct blood link to heart
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the Ketubah represent?
The marriage contract, states the practical commitment of the husband to provide for his wife
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the seven blessings represent?
The chazan or rabbi recites these in Hebrew, praise God for creating human race and creating joy and bringing happiness to couple. Said over a cup of wine, they drink to symbolise their promise to share everything
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the breaking of the wine glass represent?
The groom stamps on this and breaks it. Some say this is a remainder of the destruction of the temple in Jerusalem or that there will be hardships and sorrows in the marriage
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In a Jewish marriage ceremony, what does the "Mazel Tov!" represent?
Everyone shouts this at the end of the ceremony to wish the couple good luck in their life long commitment
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Why might a Christian/Jew believe that same sex couples should be allowed to marry in a place of worship?
Jesus taught equality through the message "love thy neighbour", therefore same sex couples should be given the same rights and treated equally. If they have been baptised they should be allowed cleared of sin. God bless love of any gender 2 people
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Why might a Christian/Jew believe that same sex couples shouldn't be allowed to marry in a place of worship?
The bible teaches that homosexuality is a sin "Man must not lie with another man as he would a woman". Marrying in a place of worship would be an insult to God. Homo sex spills seed goes against God's divine plan, Adam and Eve God's preferred relati
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Why might a Roman Catholic believe that same sex couples shouldn't be allowed to marry in a place of worship?
Roman Catholic's oppose to same sex relationships because God instructed "be fruitful and multiply", main purpose to create new life which ******* cannot do. Therefore no marriage should be in place of worship if it breaks religious teachings
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Why might a Christian agree with divorce?
Church of England teaches divorce is acceptable if a marriage has become destructive. Divorce is seen as a last resort, couple are expected to do all they can before such as going to religious leaders for help, couples go group of youg marriedsdiscus
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Why might a Christian disagree with divorce?
Marriage is a life long commitment as shown in the marriage vows "till death do us part", couple should reconcile their differences through marriage guidance counselling, should be worked at "for better, for worse", ring symbolise
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Why might a Roman Catholic disagree with divorce?
A divorce in the legal courts still mean that you are still married in the eyes of God; eternally. However, they allow annulment which declares marriage was not true and is dissolved in eyes of God. Allowed if marriage never been consummated or force
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Why might a Jew agree with divorce?
Allowed if couple finds it impossible to stay together but expected to all they can such as going to a religious leader for help. Judaism generally maintains that it is better for the couple to divorce than to remain in a state of constant bitterness
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In Judaism, what is the religious divorce bill called the husband gives his wife?
A "get" which dissolves the marriage, divorce takes effect as soon as husband gives this to wife
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Why might a Christian agree with remarriage?
Down to individual minister whether they allow the remarriage to take place in a place of worship. Catholics believe that if you have received an annulment you can remarry
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Why might a Christian disagree with remarriage?
Catholics believe if you don't receive an annulment, only a civil divorce then you are still married to the other person in the eyes of the church and that you would be committing adultery if you married a different person
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What is a quote to support this?
Jesus says"Whoever divorces his wife and marries another, commits adultery against her and if she divorces her husband and marries another, she commits adultery"
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Why might a Jew agree with remarriage?
Judaism discourages lonelines and recognises the part of solitude, so remarriage is accepted. As soon as the 'get' is given to the wife, the husband can remarry however the wife has to wait 90 days. Liberal women do not require a 'get' to remarry
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