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  • families
    • Islam
      • Muslim's care for elderly parents with respect and kindness because they lived and cared for children
      • Polygamy was to protect women who couldn't support themselves if their husband died
      • parents are expected to:
        • love, care, set a good example
        • bring them up in Islam faith
        • support them when finding a partner
        • "honour your children and perfect their manners"
      • same-sex marriage is wrong because they can't set a good example for their kids
      • Qur'an states that married people are "protected" and "guarded" from outside dangers and this is extended to further family members
      • Children are a blessing from God
      • disrespect is a sin even as adults but also as children to their elders
        • "It is one of the greatest sins that a man should curse his parents"
      • Muslims don't see elderly people as a burden, and they often have their elderly parents living with them rather than a care home because they see it as an honour
        • elders are seen as a source of wisdom
      • "Heaven is under the feet of the mothers"
      • strong family ties help strengthen the Muslim community - the ummah
      • rituals such as aqiqah and the bismillah ceremony mark the start of the child's religious education and help connect the child to the faith
    • Christianity
      • family life is important because it is where a child learns to love because love is a the heart of all relationships
      • "Honour your father and your mother"
      • "Listen to your father, who gave you life, and do not despise your mother when she is old"
      • people in the Bible practised polygamy, however Christians believe the ideal marriage of one man with one woman for life was created at the beginning
      • traditional Christians believe that the ideal is for children to grow up with a male and female role model but others believe it is important for children to be in a secure and loving family  regardless the gender of their parents
      • an important role of Christian parents is educating children in their faith and being good role models to them by teaching them good moral values
        • "bring [your children] up in the training and instruction of the Lord"
      • christian parents make prayer a part of their daily routine and send them to faith schools or groups run by their coach
      • Christians believe that children are gifts from God and that children must obey, love and respect their parents
        • "Children, obey your parents in everything, for this pleases the Lord"
      • "Anyone who does not provide for their relatives, and especially for their own household, has denied the faith and is worse than an unbeliever"
      • family life is seen as a way to build a stable society
        • "family is 'the first and vital cell of society'"


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