)- therefore sexuality came into being when we had developed a specific understanding of sexual behavior and rlnshps. Dif explanations for homosexual behavior (lapse/indulgence, then thought of as inability to ctrl primitive impulses) The centrality of religion in attitudes about sexuality: religion primary basis for justification of moral and ethical principles across many cultures and time periods. Morality/ethic/value= standards of good and bad conduct and criteria to determine: 5 world religions = confucianism, hinduism, buddhism and islam (and. This concept based on distinctiveness of 5 religions in comparison to other religions based on numbers of followers, dev of established formal ethical/moral system, conceptualization of overarching supreme power/force that governs existence. Also native american spiritual traditions: judaism/christianity- biggest influence in most european countries, modern. Based on one god (unique, monotheistic whereas other religions polytheistic) Inspiration= most christians believe writings included in bible are.