Human Relationships

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Human Relationships; Sexual Ethics; Women in Christianity.

Created by rushipatel almost 6 years ago
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Human Relationships
1 Marriage
1.1 Importance
1.1.1 sacred bond "two become one"
1.1.2 sacrament
1.2 Ceremony
1.2.1 Banns Public announcement of marriage
1.2.2 Opening statements Values of marriage
1.2.3 Vows shows life long commitment
1.2.4 Giving of rings circle no beginnig no end reflects monogamy
1.2.5 Hymns start of new life with help of god and community
1.2.6 Prayers reflects communal aspect
1.2.7 Signing of Register legalisation of marriage
1.2.8 Nuptial Mass Roman Catholics only marriage = sacrament community based prayers and special readings
1.3 Community Institution
1.4 Monogamy
1.4.1 Vows "until death do us part"
1.4.2 having one partner for life
1.4.3 Exchange of rings No beginning No end lifelong
1.5 Purpose
1.5.1 Gift from god
1.5.2 procreation correct relationship and environment for sex
1.5.3 Sacrament Roman Catholics - always not protestants
1.6 Preparation
1.6.1 General Choice of hymns to be sung Prayers
1.6.2 Engagements rings
1.6.3 Guest lists
1.6.4 Clothes Women in white purity
1.6.5 Discussion with priest or minister
2 Women
2.1 Family
2.1.1 Secondary Tradition Roles Men Breadwinners head of house Women housemakers /keepers obedient Ephesians 5:22 "wives submit to your husbands" Genesis 1 28 "go forth and multiply" unfair Women have to give birth painful Why not men? 2 18 Eve is made to help Adam
2.1.2 Equal After World War Two Women had to work during the war They proved that they could work well They did not wish to stop working Galatians 3:28 "There is neither Jew nor Gentile, neither slave nor free, nor is there male and female, for you are all one in Christ Jesus." Vows "love, honour and obey" each other
2.2 Church
2.2.1 Secondary Roman Catholics Women cannot be ordained as ministers St. Paul Previously women were told to remain silent in Church 1 Corinthians 14:34-35 "Women should remain silent in the churches. They are not allowed to speak, but must be in submission, as the law says. If they want to inquire about something, they should ask their own husbands at home; for it is disgraceful for a woman to speak in the church." "now I want you to realise that the head of every man is Christ, and the head of the woman is man, and the head of Christ is God"
2.2.2 Equal Examples in canon of NT Priscilla and Lydia in authority of early church Free Churches Baptists Methodists Have had women leaders for many years Genesis 1 27 Man was made in the image of god Man = mankind mankind = men and women
3 Divorce
3.1 A formal and legal termination of marriage
3.2 Christian beliefs about Divorce
3.2.1 Family life is important ideal for children both biological parents have role models of both sexes give and receive love teach security etc.
3.2.2 Breakdown of marriage tragedy different paths
3.3 Roman Catholics
3.3.1 divocees that remarry are commiting a great sin Some Chrstians adultery Exodus 20:14
3.3.2 impossible marriage = sacrament a sacred bond and this can't be undone god made the couple one flesh "What God has brought together, let no man sunder" Mark 10:9
3.3.3 anullment legal procedure for declaring a marriage null and void never a true marriage in the first place IFs Either partner did not consent understand meaning behind it i.e./e.g. entered contract under the influence of alcohol or drugs non consummated marriage couple couldn't/wouldn't have sex one partner refused to have children
3.4 Nonconformist Churches
3.4.1 acceptable
3.4.2 last resort
3.4.3 not encouraged
3.4.4 For when marriage becomes destructive e.g. abuse it is not in the best interest of those involved to contnue it is permissable
3.4.5 remarriage is up to minister
3.5 Situation Ethics
3.5.1 Fletcher Liberal response Agape love no love no need for unhappy marriage divorce acceptable especially in cases where fighting is having an impact on children
3.6 Jesus
3.6.1 Anti-divorce
3.6.2 Pro-forgiveness
3.6.3 marriages were meant to last forever at creation time
3.6.4 Moses allowed due to people's hardness of heart divorces who remarry are committing adultery Mark 10:2-12 Jesus forgives an adulterer "Go, and do not sin again" John 8:1-11
3.7 Islam
3.7.1 Permitted as last resort
3.7.2 Arbiter from each family sorts things out
3.7.3 "of all things permitted by law , divorce is the most hateful in sight of Allah" (Muhammed)
3.8 Secular
3.8.1 J.S. Mill Harm Principal
3.9 Secular
3.9.1 Secular Views on Divorce Liberal Secular View: J.S. Mill Harm Principal If they want to dissolve the contract it is OK as long as no-one is physically harmed Utilitarian: J. Bentham if it is no longer proving the greatest happiness the contract can be dissolved All parties including children should be considered Virtue Ethics: Aristotle Not just who we are but who we strive to be We strive for love intimacy caring relationship provided in marriage virtuous cycle if marriage doesn't provide this anymore divorce OK vicious cycle
4 Family+


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