Our Moral Life in Christ - Chapter VIII: The Sixth and Ninth Commandments: You Shall Not Commit Adultery, You Shall Not Covet Your Neighbor's Wife - Vocabulary

31 terms by 13aja13 

Create a new folder

Advertisement Upgrade to remove ads

abortifacients

chemical substances or mechanical devices that inhibit a fertilized egg's ability to attach itself to the lining of the uterus, thereby destroying the human zygote

adultery

sexual relations between a married person and one to whom he or she is not married; ________ is opposed to the Sacrament of Matrimony because it contradicts the unity and exclusivity of married love

chastity

the mortal virtue that, under the cardinal virtue of temperance, is directed toward the positive integration of sexuality within a person by moderating the sexual appetite; this virtue leads to a correct understanding of human sexuality when integrated into every relationship; ________ is a gift of God, a grace, and a fruit of the Holy Spirit

complementarity

refers to the compatible and mutually beneficial relationship between man and woman according to the original plan of God

conception (fertilization)

the union of sperm and egg that creates a new life

conjugal act (marital act)

the genital sexual act proper to marriage, an embodiment of the permanent union of the husband and wife

continence

self-restraint of the sexual appetite either by abstinence or moderation; by extension, self-restraint of other appetites

contraception

any of a number of barrier or chemical measures used to prevent pregnancy which would result from sexual intercourse

divorce

a civil dissolution of marriage; a civil _______ does not dissolve a valid marriage before God; thus, an attempted remarriage would be adultery; in addition, _______ introduces disorder into the family and into society; it brings grave harm to the spouses and the children

embryo

refers to an unborn child in the first several weeks of life

eroticism

the use if sexually arousing imagery in literature or art; a tendency to become sexually aroused, usually by some stimulus

fetus

an unborn child

fornication

pre-marital intercourse and other sexual acts

hedonism

the theory of ethics in which pleasure is regarded as the chief good and end of every action

Humanæ Vitæ

Pope Paul VI's 1968 encyclical that reaffirmed and beautifully explained the Catholic Church's condemnation of contraception

indissolubility

the quality of an entity such that it cannot be divide into its elements; this quality of the Sacrament of Matrimony means the union of marriage cannot be broken except by the death of a spouse

in vitro fertilization

morally objectionable fertility technique of fertilizing a woman's egg with a man's sperm in the laboratory and then implanting the fertilized egg into a woman's uterus

in vivo fertilization

the quality of an entity that it cannot be divide into its elements; this quality of a sacramental and consummated marriage means the union of marriage cannot be broken except by the death of a spouse

lust

sensuous appetite or desire; usually sexual in nature; this lawless and passionate desire of or for some object leads to sin; this is one of the seven capital sins

masturbation

the deliberate stimulation of the genital organs in order to derive sexual pleasure

matrimony

the Sacrament by which a man and a woman, in accordance with God's design from the beginning, are joined in an intimate union of life and love, "so they are no longer two but one" (Mt 19:6); this union is ordered to the mutual benefit of the spouses and the procreation and education of children

modesty

moderation, freedom form exaggeration, and self-control; this most often refers ti propriety of behavior, chastity in thought and speech, and avoidance of clothing that is revealing or otherwise excites the senses or may lead others to sin

Natural Family Planning

any of several Church-approved methods by which a couple may regulate conception by studying the signs of the woman's cycle of fertility

polygamy

attempted marriage between more than two people (one man and one woman) at the same time; ________ refers to a man attempting marriage with more than one wife; polyandry refers to a woman attempting marriage with more than one husband; this a sin against the unity of marriage and forbidden by the Sixth Commandment

pornography

an offense against the virtue of chastity and the Sacrament of Matrimony; the expression or suggestion of obscene or unchaste subjects in literature or art; this consists in a removal of sexual acts from the intimacy of a married couple, in order to display them to third parties

procreative

one of the purposes of marriage and the marital act: indicates an openness to producing children

puritanical

a perspective that considers all sexual passions ans attractions to be sinful and attributes them to Original Sin

sexuality

the possession of sexual powers and capability of sexual feeling; this includes every aspect of the whole person: physical, psychological, intellectual, emotional, and moral

Theology of the Body

a body of teaching by Pope John Paul II on the dignity of the human person and the complementary of men and women

unitive

one of the purposes of marriage and the marital act, it refers to the loving sacramental bond between husband and wife and mirrors the unity of Christ and his Church; the quality or condition of being one in number; this can be said of many things, including God, of Christ and his Church, and a man and woman in matrimony

zygote

a newly fertilized egg before its implantation in the uterus

Please allow access to your computer’s microphone to use Voice Recording.

Having trouble? Click here for help.

We can’t access your microphone!

Click the icon above to update your browser permissions above and try again

Example:

Reload the page to try again!

Reload

Press Cmd-0 to reset your zoom

Press Ctrl-0 to reset your zoom

It looks like your browser might be zoomed in or out. Your browser needs to be zoomed to a normal size to record audio.

Please upgrade Flash or install Chrome
to use Voice Recording.

For more help, see our troubleshooting page.

Your microphone is muted

For help fixing this issue, see this FAQ.

Star this term

You can study starred terms together

NEW! Voice Recording

Create Set