Sexual Ethics Essay

1031 Words Apr 6th, 2013 5 Pages
1. There are a number of dilemmas in sexual ethics such as homosexuality, marriage and divorce and pornography. For instance homosexuality is a major problem within sexual ethics because homosexual sex cannot lead to reproduction. However sexual ethic it differs between denominations compared to government law. Therefore these issues are a concern to religious belief; different faiths have different view on homosexuality or marriage and divorce.
Many religious beliefs do not encourage homosexuality in fact it is severely discouraged for example in the Islamic faith they do not allow this because there is no doubt that in Islam homosexuality is considered 'sinful'. Homosexuality as far as Islam is concerned is a profound mistake (as are
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Even Jesus forbids divorce: “Anyone who divorces his wife and marries another woman commits adultery. And if she divorces her husband and marries another man, she commits adultery” (Mark 10:11-12) However in Matthews gospel it say “anyone who divorces his wife, except for marital unfaithfulness, and marries another woman commits adultery” (Matthew 19:9). Alternatively divorce in Islam is only when the male partner says Talaq 3 times can divorce the couple, however this banned in some countries which results in going to arbitration council and judicial intervention before the divorce is granted.
2. Due to the loss of faith in many denomination and cultures today, we as people no longer look to religion to guide our sexual ethics as we once did.
It is no longer relevant because many people believe that anymore should be able to marry anyone they want, for example same-sex partners. The debate is still being waged between the church and government to offer this union. Many people believe if two people are happy together and want to join themselves in holy matrimony, then they should be allowed.
Marriage has also undergone many changes as people are less likely to have a “traditional” wedding instead they are more likely to enjoy extended

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