Many religious traditions celebrate sexuality as a gift from God. The starting point for a Christian understanding of human sexuality is the belief that all humans are made in ‘the image of God’.
Why is sexuality important?
It makes people active
It is an essential part of who a person is
Sexuality is not important - spirituality is important
What is a heterosexual?
Someone who is physically attracted to someone of the opposite sex
Someone who is physically attracted to someone of the same sex
Someone who is not physically attracted to anybody else
What is the legal age of consent for sex in the UK?
14 years old
15 years old
16 years old
What does 'chastity' mean?
Saving yourself sexually for a particular time or person
Having as much sex as possible
Having sex with someone who is not your husband or wife
What is the central message in Genesis with regard to men and women?
That man was made from a woman
That men and women belong together to be complete
That men are superior to women
What does St Paul say about the body?
The body should be despised
You can do whatever you want with your body
The body is the temple of the Holy Spirit
Which of the Ten Commandments supports the idea that sex should only happen within marriage?
You shall not bear false witness
You shall not commit adultery
Honour your father and your mother
What do many Protestant churches believe about contraception?
It allows a couple to show sexual love and regulate the size of their family
It is totally wrong as it interferes with God's work
It encourages sexual promiscuity
What is the Roman Catholic Church's position on contraception?
It is wrong as it interferes with God's work
It should be used all the time
Which argument do some Christians use against condemning homosexual activity?
Homosexuality is condoned in the Bible
Each person is created by God and their sexuality is an essential part of them
Jesus had 12 male disciples