Adultery

Decent Essays
Improved Essays
Superior Essays
Great Essays
Brilliant Essays
    Page 1 of 50 - About 500 Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Adultery Essay

    • 1637 Words
    • 7 Pages

    them to all her husband 's contacts, friends, and co-workers. The affair, however brief, resulted in them losing their jobs. The clips went viral online and the scandal was all over the news and spoken about with the local community. Although I do not condone their actions, when I heard about it the first thing that sprung to my mind was a comparison between this and the gospel story about the woman who was caught committing adultery. Jesus returned to the Mount of Olives, but early the next morning he was back again at the Temple. A crowd…

    • 1637 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Steinbock’s Limited Application of the Immorality of Adultery At first glance, it seems as though adultery in our culture is mostly regarded as an issue of private matter, it chiefly involves spouses. But on closer inspection it appears that the common consensus (that most hold, not all) on adultery fails to recognize the repercussions of holding such a notion. This is because, as Steinbock argues, the way we view adultery affects the thoughts and feelings on love, marriage, and family (for the…

    • 1140 Words
    • 5 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    that committing adultery as a member of the military carries a harsher punishment than any other career choice or lifestyle. Our own former President of the United States committed adultery. President Clinton was caught committing adultery with a White House intern. During the scandal the House of Representative tried to impeach President Clinton; however, the Senate failed to eject Clinton (Nelson, 2013). This case was very controversial because supporters believed President Clinton 's personal…

    • 2362 Words
    • 10 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    Adultery is the sexual relationship between an individual who is married and another person who is not that individual’s spouse. Latey defines “adultery” as willing sexual intercourse between a husband or wife and one of the opposite sex while the marriage subsists. In law’s perception, adultery is viewed as an offence injurious to the public morals and also a mistreatment of the marriage. Under s.54(1) of the Law Reform (Marriage and Divorce) Act 1976, one of the reason that may lead to the…

    • 1524 Words
    • 7 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    The Middle Assyrian Laws concerning adultery were designed to give the people of Assyria a method to handle the adultery justly. The entire point of both the Middle Assyrian Laws and the Law of Moses is justice, or a way to service or repay a wrongdoing in order that right relationship might be achieved. With the texts of the Middle Assyrian Law that is still intact, it is clear to see that even though their society would not have been considered the people of God, there is a common theme in…

    • 1951 Words
    • 8 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    … That she corrupted the land through adultery, God forbid. We ask the Lord, may His name be praised, that this punishment should be an atonement for her crime in this world and that it should purify her so she is able to meet God in a way that He is satisfied with her and that He will forgive her … We swear in the name of [God] that it hurts us very much when the honor of one [religious] woman is violated. Through this man’s words, he told the woman that she brought dishonor to her whole land…

    • 716 Words
    • 3 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    How Society Causes Relationships to Change Even in modern times, if you commit adultery, you end up hurting many people who you are close to, and when someone does commit adultery, their relationships with those around them tend to change. Throw in the expectations that society has and the situation becomes worse, especially with the technology that we now have. However, in the 19th century, society had its expectations that differed for husbands and for wives. It was one thing for a…

    • 940 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Superior Essays

    Judaic Sacred Scripture

    • 1290 Words
    • 6 Pages

    Hence, extra-marital sex is “hateful” and should not be done to ones “fellow”. The book of Genesis calls adultery “the great sin” (20:9) and the Talmud labels it ha’averah (the sin par excellence). These titles instil the importance of remaining monogamous and influences the way in the which followers of Judaism live their daily lives as they begin to refrain from adulterous thoughts and actions. Those within a marriage will stray away from thoughts that are unfaithful to their spouse and will…

    • 1290 Words
    • 6 Pages
    Superior Essays
  • Improved Essays

    and lips “as red and moist as a pomegranate seed” (271). The author seems to portray the marriage as lack-luster as their home, yet showing innocence and attractiveness of Calixta and Alcee 's affair. The author also describes their home as “dim mysterious chamber” yet describes their relation as a “white flame” (272 Chopin). After the storm ended, the author used colors to detail a positive renewal in Alcee and Calixta 's life. “The rain was over, the sun was turning the glistening green world…

    • 811 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Improved Essays

    In society, there are even websites that provide opportunities to commit adultery. Some of these websites include the infamous Ashley Madison, Craigslist, and more. Those websites provide potential partners to indulge in adultery with for their own selfish desires and to satiate their hunger. According to Douglas Synder, a psychologist at Texas A&M University-College Station, “We are as a society finally coming to grips with what it means to be faithful. It doesn’t mean just having sex with…

    • 937 Words
    • 4 Pages
    Improved Essays
  • Previous
    Page 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 50