Sacred choices: the right to contraception and abortion in ten world religions

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Fortress Press, 2001 - Religion - 160 pages
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This call to rethink major religious traditions on key topics of family planning provides a fresh, underreported side of these traditions. Written in a lively, engaging, and skilled style by a leading ethicist, this guide brings expert insights of major scholars in a manageable format.

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Review: Sacred Choices: The Right to Contraception nd Abortion in Ten World Religions (Sacred Energies Series)

User Review  - Paige - Goodreads

This is a worthwhile read for all the new information I learned about. It's true that the most conservative, anti-choice, anti-woman sectors of religions are often the loudest. Not having grown up ... Read full review

Review: Sacred Choices: The Right to Contraception nd Abortion in Ten World Religions (Sacred Energies Series)

User Review  - Rachel - Goodreads

Though I make no bones about being pro-choice, I think anyone who is a religious scholar can appreciate the easy-to-read guide through ten major world religions and their stances that are both pro ... Read full review

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About the author (2001)

Daniel C. Maguire is Professor of Moral Theological Ethics at Marquette University and the president of the Religious Consultation on Population, Reproductive Health, and Ethics. His writing has appeared in the "New York Times, The Atlantic Monthly" and "USA Today", and he has written several books, including "Sacred Choices: The Right to Contraception" and "Abortion in Ten World Religions." He lives in Wisconsin.

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