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Faith and fertility : attitudes towards reproductive practices in different religions from ancient to modern times /

by Blyth, Eric, curatore ;
Landau, Ruth, curatore .
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia, PA : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009Description: 256 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9781843105350.
Contents:
Introduction / Ruth Landau and Eric Blyth -- A Roman Catholic perspective on fertility issues : objective truths, moral absolutes, and the natural law / Jim Richards -- Anglican faith and reasoning : wrestling with fertility issues / Phyllis Creighton -- Islamic identity and the ethics of assisted reproduction / Mohammad Iqbal and Ray Noble -- Hinduism and reproduction in contemporary India : vedic learnings / Gautam N. Allahbadia, Swati G. Allahbadia, and Sulbha Arora -- Chinese traditional belief systems, livelihood, and fertility / Geok Ling Lee, Celia Hoi Yan Chan, Elizabeth Wai-Hing Choi Hui, and Cecilia Lai Wan Chan -- Buddhist family values : fertility and technological intervention in the quest for enlightenment / Michael G. Barnhart -- Broken calabashes : Yoruba traditional faith / Titilayo O. Aderibigbe -- Give me children or else I am dead : Orthodox Jewish perspectives on fertility / Rabbi Gideon Weitzman -- Faith and fertility in reform Jewish thought / Mark Washofsky.
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Introduction / Ruth Landau and Eric Blyth -- A Roman Catholic perspective on fertility issues : objective truths, moral absolutes, and the natural law / Jim Richards -- Anglican faith and reasoning : wrestling with fertility issues / Phyllis Creighton -- Islamic identity and the ethics of assisted reproduction / Mohammad Iqbal and Ray Noble -- Hinduism and reproduction in contemporary India : vedic learnings / Gautam N. Allahbadia, Swati G. Allahbadia, and Sulbha Arora -- Chinese traditional belief systems, livelihood, and fertility / Geok Ling Lee, Celia Hoi Yan Chan, Elizabeth Wai-Hing Choi Hui, and Cecilia Lai Wan Chan -- Buddhist family values : fertility and technological intervention in the quest for enlightenment / Michael G. Barnhart -- Broken calabashes : Yoruba traditional faith / Titilayo O. Aderibigbe -- Give me children or else I am dead : Orthodox Jewish perspectives on fertility / Rabbi Gideon Weitzman -- Faith and fertility in reform Jewish thought / Mark Washofsky.

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