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dc.contributor.authorGan, Daphne Rui Qi
dc.date.accessioned2012-04-03T02:51:50Z
dc.date.available2012-04-03T02:51:50Z
dc.date.copyright2012en_US
dc.date.issued2012
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/48256
dc.description.abstractSocial science research has continually produced the singular theme of an inverse relationship between premarital sexual behaviour and the intensity of Christian religious beliefs. However, this paper proposes that besides a solely inverse relationship, there exist neutral and positive correlations between the two factors. By questioning Singaporean Christian young adults who have engaged in premarital sexual activity on how they reconcile their religious beliefs and sexual behaviour, this paper explores the different methods used to maintain a constant or increased level of religiosity despite being simultaneously engaged in premarital sexual activity. The theories of plausibility structures and the privatization of religion aid in arguing that despite the still-present inverse relationship between premarital sexual behaviour and intensity of religiosity, new forms of coping with the two seemingly opposing factors exist.en_US
dc.format.extent37 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.rightsNanyang Technological University
dc.subjectDRNTU::Social sciences::Sociologyen_US
dc.titleGuilty as charged? An exploratory study of premarital sexual activity and Christian young adults in Singaporeen_US
dc.typeFinal Year Project (FYP)en_US
dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Humanities and Social Sciencesen_US
dc.description.degreeBachelor of Artsen_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Genaro Castro-Vazquezen_US
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