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作者 Stensvold, Anne, 1956-
書名 A history of pregnancy in Christianity : from original sin to contemporary abortion debates / Anne Stensvold
出版項 New York : Routledge, 2015
國際標準書號 9780415857581 (hbk : alk. paper)
0415857589 (hbk : alk. paper)
9780415857598 (pbk : alk. paper)
0415857597 (pbk : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  RG525 S826 2015    在架上    30530001235035
說明 vi, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
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附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-201) and index
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
主題 Pregnancy -- Religious aspects -- Christianity
Pregnancy -- History
Abortion -- Moral and ethical aspects
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