Sexual relationships

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pre-marital sex
sex before marriage
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extro-marital sex
adultery/having an affair
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Why would you wait until marriage for sex?
Children should be born within marriage(avoiding unwanted pregnancy's), avoid STD's, only intamicy with one person, religious reasons(chastity), do not want to be used
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Chastity/ Sexual abstinence
making a decision not to have sex
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Is sexual abstinence realistic before marriage in 2016
decline in religious values- no longer fear God's judgement, sex features heavily in the media-no longer avoided, no longer fear consequences-abortion clinics and treatments for STI's, variety contraception, safe sex ed in schools, peer pressure
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Purity ring
symbol of pledge of sexual abstinence "God wants you to be Holy, so you should keep clear of sexual sin. Then each of you will control your body and live inn holiness and honour"
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Catholic view
sex should be able to lead to the creation of a child, the idea environment for children is within a marriage. Therefore sex should only occur in a marriage
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Catholic view homosexual sex
This cannot lead to conception so it is wrong to act on their feelings
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Catholic priests
take a vow of celibacy and devote their life to serving God, sexual relationships would be a distraction from this
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Casual sex
Catholics see it as wrong as it is not intended to lead to conception. It is also viewed as being disrespectful to God as takes values away from body which Holy Spirit shares
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Liberal Christians
sex is a expression of love. Couples may have sex before marriage as a way of strengthening their love. The Bible was written a long time ago and can be interpreted for today's society
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God blessed them...
"God blessed them and said to them, "be fruitful and increase in number"
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Become one....
"For this reason a man will leave his father and mother and be united to his wife, and they will become one flesh"
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It is Gods will that you should be holy...
"It is Gods will that you should be holy, that you should avoid sexual immorality; that each of you should learn to control his own body in a way that is holy and honourable"
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You shall not commit...
"You shall not commit adultery"
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Your body is a...
"Your body is a temple of the Holy Spirit....Therefore honour God with your body"
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in response to those stoning a woman for adultery, Jesus said
"let he who is without sin cast the first stone"
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Natural contraception
Using the body's own fertility cycle to avoid pregnancy e.g. the rhythm method- not having sex during a woman's most fertile time
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Artificial contraception
Methods of contraception that place a barrier to prevent conception e.g condoms and the pill
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why might a woman take the pill to ease suffering?
because it is "the lesser of two evils"
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Card 2

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adultery/having an affair

Back

extro-marital sex

Card 3

Front

Children should be born within marriage(avoiding unwanted pregnancy's), avoid STD's, only intamicy with one person, religious reasons(chastity), do not want to be used

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

making a decision not to have sex

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

decline in religious values- no longer fear God's judgement, sex features heavily in the media-no longer avoided, no longer fear consequences-abortion clinics and treatments for STI's, variety contraception, safe sex ed in schools, peer pressure

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