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Explain how the teachings of Christianity might affect the attitudes of believers and their action within a marriage.

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GCSE Prejudice and Discrimination

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Explain how the teachings of Christianity might affect the attitudes of believers and their action within a marriage.

Beliefs in Christian marriage affect the way a couple behave and work in a marriage. Firstly all Christians believe that marriage is ideally for life so that means that the marriage must work out for the couple. So the couple both must be there for each other when they are in trouble and need help as they have made vows to each other when they were getting married.

A person's beliefs about God is mainly decided by their family and the people they grow up with. Those who are brought up in families where religion is a priority will tend to have a religious view to life. This can be taken one stage further by saying that those who are brought up in a Christian family will have Christian beliefs (just as those brought up in a Muslim family will have Muslim beliefs). Those who are not brought up in a religious family may see religion in the opposite view and might convert to a religion, which they feel strong with.

Some people may be against their family

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