Most Christians believe marriage is an important part of life. Attitudes to remarriage after divorce vary within and between religious traditions.
For Christians, which of the following is a purpose of marriage?
to pay less tax
to get away from parents
to unite a couple in a life-long bond
What is an arranged marriage?
where the parents look for a suitable partner for their son or daughter, with the young person's consent
where a young person decides himself or herself whom they will marry
living together without taking formal marriage vows
What is cohabitation?
when a couple lives together after marriage
sharing a house with your parents
when a couple lives together without being married
According to Jesus's teaching in St Mark's Gospel, why did God create man and woman?
to get a divorce
to become one flesh
to have constant arguments
Why do many Christians get married in church?
so they can invite as many people as possible
so they can have nice photographs taken
they believe only a church wedding is binding in the eyes of God
Which of these is not a vow in the Christian marriage ceremony?
until I meet someone better
in sickness and in health
till death do us part
In St Matthew's Gospel, for which reason did Jesus say divorce could be permitted?
a partner's unfaithfulness
a partner's illness
Which of these churches will not allow remarriage after divorce?
Roman Catholic Church
Church of England
What do some Protestant churches teach about divorce?
It is sinful and should never happen.
Divorce is only permitted if the couple do not have children.
Divorce can be a last resort if all other attempts to save the marriage have failed.