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The Resource A history of pregnancy in Christianity : from original sin to contemporary abortion debates, Anne Stensvold

A history of pregnancy in Christianity : from original sin to contemporary abortion debates, Anne Stensvold

Label
A history of pregnancy in Christianity : from original sin to contemporary abortion debates
Title
A history of pregnancy in Christianity
Title remainder
from original sin to contemporary abortion debates
Statement of responsibility
Anne Stensvold
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stensvold, Anne
Dewey number
618.2
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
RG525
LC item number
.S6927 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
NLM call number
  • 2016 A-910
  • WQ 11.1
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy
  • Abortion
  • Reproductive History
  • Christianity
  • Abortion, Legal
  • Abortion
  • Pregnancy
  • Pregnancy
  • Schwangerschaft
  • Christentum
  • Embryonalentwicklung
Label
A history of pregnancy in Christianity : from original sin to contemporary abortion debates, Anne Stensvold
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Beginnings: theory, late antiquity (200-500), and the medieval period (500-1500). Conceptualizing pregnancy -- Patterns of meaning: pregnancy in late antiquity -- Christian procreation according to Augustine -- Pregnancy and abortion in medieval society -- Exceptional bodies: saints, relics, and dissection -- Part II. The Enlightenment: from the Reformation to modernity (1400-1700). The Reformation: Protestantism, life, and marriage -- Theories of procreation -- Varieties of scientific truth: Descartes, deism, and relativism -- Part III. Modernity: 1800-1900. The female egg and medical inventions -- The divine conception: religious reactions to modernity -- Fertility under debate: race, reason, and religion at the turn of the century -- Part IV. Contemporary debates: the twentieth century to the present. Women and the virgin in the twentieth century: feminism and modern attitudes towards pregnancy -- Legal abortion: the rise of liberal-democratic ideas of gender equality -- Foetus or child?: Christian reactions to feminism -- Objectification: women in contemporary culture
Control code
905088631
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 210 pages
Isbn
9780415857598
Lccn
2014044583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)905088631
Label
A history of pregnancy in Christianity : from original sin to contemporary abortion debates, Anne Stensvold
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-201) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part I. Beginnings: theory, late antiquity (200-500), and the medieval period (500-1500). Conceptualizing pregnancy -- Patterns of meaning: pregnancy in late antiquity -- Christian procreation according to Augustine -- Pregnancy and abortion in medieval society -- Exceptional bodies: saints, relics, and dissection -- Part II. The Enlightenment: from the Reformation to modernity (1400-1700). The Reformation: Protestantism, life, and marriage -- Theories of procreation -- Varieties of scientific truth: Descartes, deism, and relativism -- Part III. Modernity: 1800-1900. The female egg and medical inventions -- The divine conception: religious reactions to modernity -- Fertility under debate: race, reason, and religion at the turn of the century -- Part IV. Contemporary debates: the twentieth century to the present. Women and the virgin in the twentieth century: feminism and modern attitudes towards pregnancy -- Legal abortion: the rise of liberal-democratic ideas of gender equality -- Foetus or child?: Christian reactions to feminism -- Objectification: women in contemporary culture
Control code
905088631
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
vi, 210 pages
Isbn
9780415857598
Lccn
2014044583
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)905088631

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