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The Resource Faith and fertility : attitudes towards reproductive practices in different religions from ancient to modern times, edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau ; foreword by Richard Harries, (electronic resource)

Faith and fertility : attitudes towards reproductive practices in different religions from ancient to modern times, edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau ; foreword by Richard Harries, (electronic resource)

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Faith and fertility : attitudes towards reproductive practices in different religions from ancient to modern times
Title
Faith and fertility
Title remainder
attitudes towards reproductive practices in different religions from ancient to modern times
Statement of responsibility
edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau ; foreword by Richard Harries
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
When an individual or couple is considering a difficult choice such as IVF treatment or third party assisted conception, the moral and ethical basis for their decisions may often be informed by their particular faith traditions. Faith and Fertility is a comprehensive collection of essays by academics and faith leaders from around the world. The reader is introduced to the cultural and religious understanding of fertility as it is practised among diverse international faith traditions. Each chapter is written in an accessible and clear style, outlining each faith's history and its core beliefs
Dewey number
612.6
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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1946-
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  • Blyth, Eric
  • Landau, Ruth
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Human reproduction
Label
Faith and fertility : attitudes towards reproductive practices in different religions from ancient to modern times, edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau ; foreword by Richard Harries, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
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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ocn458616092
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1 online resource (256 pages)
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online
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9781846429590
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(OCoLC)458616092
Label
Faith and fertility : attitudes towards reproductive practices in different religions from ancient to modern times, edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau ; foreword by Richard Harries, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Color
multicolored
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
Control code
ocn458616092
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (256 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781846429590
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)458616092

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