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10. Religious Teachings on Relationships and Families in the 21st Century
Terms in this set (37)
Formally recognising the union of two persons.
A worldview where the idea of God is rejected.
A worldview where people are central. There might be a God, but people are definitely the focus here.
A worldview where there is a God who made and sustains all things.
A non-religious wedding ceremony.
Living together without being married.
Fornication - or having sexual intercourse before getting married.
Abstinence - or choosing not to be sexually active.
Being connected to someone or something beyond oneself.
Extramarital sex - an affair.
Permitting sexual activity.
Bringing together into a close bond.
Two parents and their children.
A couple who bring children from previous relationships.
When a wider circle of relatives lives together e.g. grandparents, aunts, uncles.
The use of a condom, the pill, IUD to prevent sperm from reaching and fertilising the egg.
When a surgical procedure is used to prevent a man or woman from conceiving.
Family planning that uses the timing of a woman's menstrual cycle to work out when best to avoid (or achieve) conception.
A group that typically argues for rights of the unborn child.
A group that typically argues for the right for a woman to choose whether to have an abortion.
Termination of an unborn child/foetus/embryo.
Making the best decision based on the circumstances or context you are in.
Decisions about what is or isn't the right thing to do.
The ending of a marriage agreement by a court of law.
A (rare) declaration that a marriage was never valid.
Marrying when you have been previously married.
An agreement or contract.
Sacrament: the joining of two people as one in marriage
A summary of important Christian principles - usually in a question and answer form - written to help believers to learn them.
Of the home.
Different groups or churches within Christianity
Being given an official role within the Church.
An attitude: pre-judging. Thinking that someone is inferior or less worthy.
An action: treating someone poorly based on gender, ethnicity, race, age, physical form.