* each question required a simple answer. HUMAN SEXUALITY (C

* each question required a simple answer. HUMAN SEXUALITY (Clark and Rakestraw, 139-176, Wolfe, 42-63) define sexuality Note the issue of masturbation – note whether there is a biblical injunction against it. Know Matthew 5:27 – 28 as it relates to masturbation define the term “fornication.” Note the different kinds of sexuality What is the different kinds of sexual perversion Note that homo/bisexuality is not sociologically regarded as perversion Note the difference between the Old Testament view of premarital sex, and the New Testament view and the reason for the difference (See Wolfe, 48-52) Note the Black Missionary Baptist Church’s doctrine on premarital sex. Note the inconsistency between requirements for male and female Note the conservative Jewish response towards premarital sex and the laws of the Mishneh Torah as regards to marriage (Wolfe, 56-61) HOMOSEXUALITY( Clarke and Rakestraw, 177-223) 1. Note the diverse views among Christians regarding homosexuality 2. Know what is homosexual orientation/constitutional homosexuality/inversion 3. Note the difference between the practice of homosexuality and the orientation. 4. what is homophobia 5. Know the different theological stances towards homosexuality – rejecting punitive and rejecting non-punitive (185-193). 6. Know the different interpretations of Romans 1:26-27; I Corinthians 6:9; I Timothy 1:10 as it relates to homosexuality. ABORTION (Clarke and Rakestraw, 21-55) 1. What is Roe v. Wade? 2. Know the difference between a fetus and a baby 3. Know whether the term “murder” can legally apply to abortion of a fetus 4. Know what is the meaning and implication of pro-life and pro-choice 5. Know what is therapeutic abortion 6. Know exodus 21:22-25 7. Know what is the lex talionis as it relates to abortion – is it concerned with the life of the mother or the life of the foetus? (32-35) 8. Know what are essentialism, functionalism, the actuality principle, potentiality principle and the species principle (36-45). 9. Know the major arguments regarding the beginning of life (46-51) 10. What in natalism? (50) 11. How does reproductive choice relate to justice for women? (26-31) FGM (FEMALE CIRCUMCISION (Wolfe, 23-41) Know why the term circumcision is not appropriate for the cutting of the female genitalia in religious/cultural rituals. Know the single basic purpose for FGM Know the different methods of FGM Know what Mohammed said (hadith) regarding the practice Know the cultural myths and taboos surrounding FGM Know all the arguments for and against the practice Note the Jewish response to FGM and the purpose of male circumcision PEACE AND WAR ( Clarke and Rakestraw, 489- 523) Know the meaning and implications of the terms on pp. 522-523 Know the difference between the pacifist and the passive stance. Know the just war theory Know the difference between Old and New Testament concept of war. Know the attitude of Jesus towards war as compared to main stream Christian attitude towards war. Know the lex talionis as it relates to war. GENDER ISSUES (Clark & Rakestraw, 293-309 define the different terms as they relate to gender issues (misogyny, patriarchy, etc.) Know the name of major religious and secular feminists Know the religious roots of feminism in the West Know the different kinds of feminism and their basic stance towards gender equality Know what is the “scandal of particularity.”