The Resource Sacred rights : the case for contraception and abortion in world religions, edited by Daniel C. Maguire

Sacred rights : the case for contraception and abortion in world religions, edited by Daniel C. Maguire

Label
Sacred rights : the case for contraception and abortion in world religions
Title
Sacred rights
Title remainder
the case for contraception and abortion in world religions
Statement of responsibility
edited by Daniel C. Maguire
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
As the global population continues to grow, family planning is fast becoming one of the most critical issues facing the planet. While many organizations--most prominently the United Nations--are trying to implement policies that will help curb the population explosion, these measures are frequently blocked by those professing conservative religious beliefs. In many of the world's religions there is a restrictive and pro-natalist view on family planning, and this is one legitimate reading of those religious traditions. As the essays in this volume demonstrate, however, this is not the only legi
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
291.5/66
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ766.2
LC item number
.S23 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Sacred rights : the case for contraception and abortion in world religions, edited by Daniel C. Maguire
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Contents; Contributors; Introduction; 1. "Each One an Entire World": A Jewish Perspective on Family Planning; 2. Contraception and Abortion in Roman Catholicism; 3. Contraception and Abortion Within Protestant Christianity; 4. Family Planning, Contraception, and Abortion in Islam: Undertaking Khilafah; 5. The Right to Family Planning, Contraception, and Abortion: The Hindu View; 6. The Right to Family Planning, Contraception, and Abortion in Thai Buddhism; 7. Family Planning and Abortion: Cultural Norms Versus Actual Practices in Nigeria
  • 8. Reproductive Rites and Wrongs: Lessons from American Indian Religious Traditions, Historical Experience, and Contemporary Life9. Heavenly Way and Humanly Doings: A Consideration of Chinese Man's Body Management During the Late Imperial Period; 10. Excess, Lack, and Harmony: Some Confucian and Taoist Approaches to Family Planning and Population Management--Tradition and the Modern Challenge; 11. Religion, State, and Population Growth; 12. Reproduction and Sexua
Control code
ocn646793034
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 295 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780195347814
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b25611331
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)646793034
  • oso0195160002

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