Faith and Fertility

Faith and Fertility

Attitudes Towards Reproductive Practices in Different Religions From Ancient to Modern Times

eBook - 2009
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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.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2009
ISBN: 9781846429590
Characteristics: 1 online resource (256 pages)
Additional Contributors: Blyth, Eric
Landau, Ruth 1946-


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