Complete Short Religion Discussion
InstructionsReview the rubric to make sure you understand the criteria for earning your grade.Watch or listen to the resources related to the topics below in one of the areas identified, choosing an area of interest to you.
Podcast: Christians and the Transgender QuestionVideo: You are not your SexualityVideo: Why Is God’s Sexual Ethic Good for the World?Video: Matt Fradd: 10 Myths About PornographyVideo: What Does the Bible Say About Divorce and Remarriage?Video: Where is sex before marriage clearly a sin in the Bible?Navigate to the threaded discussion and respond to the following discussion questions in response to the area your chose:Consider your current beliefs about the material in the video(s) or podcast you chose. Where did your current ideas from? How are the perspectives presented in the material you chose different or the same from your current views? Identify and describe at least 1 way and describe. Contrary to what may be portrayed on television or in the media, there are many people who have chosen not to follow their sexual desires for the sake of their relationship with Christ or for other reasons. What do you think this means about a person’s ability to make choices regarding their identity or to rise above their feelings and desires for the sake of other values or priorities? Can living contrary to one’s desires be a good thing? Discuss your thoughts on this regarding this issue or others where this may be necessary.Identify at least one ethical concern, dilemma or value conflict raised for you as a social worker by the information in the material you chose in working with sexual issues and explain how you might respond based on the Code of Ethics. Discuss how the perspectives presented in the material you chose impact your thinking about working with others who are struggling with sexual issues.How do the ideas presented in the video help?How do the ideas create additional challenges or concerns?What do you need to do to better prepare yourself for responding to issues of sexual identity or behaviors in social work practice, especially as they intersect with your faith or moral views? Your initial post is due by the end of the fourth day of the workshop.