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The Resource Imagining the fetus : the unborn in myth, religion, and culture, edited by Vanessa R. Sasson and Jane Marie Law

Imagining the fetus : the unborn in myth, religion, and culture, edited by Vanessa R. Sasson and Jane Marie Law

Label
Imagining the fetus : the unborn in myth, religion, and culture
Title
Imagining the fetus
Title remainder
the unborn in myth, religion, and culture
Statement of responsibility
edited by Vanessa R. Sasson and Jane Marie Law
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This volume presents essays that explore the depiction of the fetus in the world's major religious traditions, finding some striking commonalities as well as intriguing differences
Member of
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
202/.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Language note
English
LC call number
BL256
LC item number
.I43 2009eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sasson, Vanessa R
  • Law, Jane Marie
  • American Academy of Religion
Series statement
American Academy of Religion cultural criticism series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fetus
  • Theological anthropology
  • RELIGION
  • Fetus
  • Theological anthropology
  • Embryo
  • Mythen
  • Fetus
  • Religion
  • Embryo
  • Religion
  • Fetus
  • Mythen
  • Ungeborenes Kind
  • Mythologie
  • Religion
  • Kultur
Label
Imagining the fetus : the unborn in myth, religion, and culture, edited by Vanessa R. Sasson and Jane Marie Law
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Introduction: Restoring nuance to imagining of the fetus -- The story of Samkarsana's and K.r.s.na's births : a drama involving embryos -- The great men of Jainism in utero: a survey -- A womb with a view : the Buddha's final fetal experiences -- Life in the womb : conception and gestation in Buddhist scripture and classical Indian medical literature -- Philosophical embryology : Buddhist texts and the ritual construction of a fetus -- Tibetan Buddhist narratives of the forces of creation -- Female feticide in the Punjab and fetus imagery in Sikhism -- Embryology in Babylonia and the bible -- The leaping child : imagining the unborn in early Christian literature -- Famous fetuses in Rabbinic narratives -- A prophet emerging : fetal narratives in Islamic literature -- The colossal fetuses of La Venta and Mesoamerica' earliest creation story -- Out of place : fetal references in Japanese mythology and cultural memory -- Seeing like a family : fetal ultrasound images and imaginings of kin
Control code
308634438
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281925657
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611925659
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
192565
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)308634438
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Imagining the fetus : the unborn in myth, religion, and culture, edited by Vanessa R. Sasson and Jane Marie Law
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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
Introduction: Restoring nuance to imagining of the fetus -- The story of Samkarsana's and K.r.s.na's births : a drama involving embryos -- The great men of Jainism in utero: a survey -- A womb with a view : the Buddha's final fetal experiences -- Life in the womb : conception and gestation in Buddhist scripture and classical Indian medical literature -- Philosophical embryology : Buddhist texts and the ritual construction of a fetus -- Tibetan Buddhist narratives of the forces of creation -- Female feticide in the Punjab and fetus imagery in Sikhism -- Embryology in Babylonia and the bible -- The leaping child : imagining the unborn in early Christian literature -- Famous fetuses in Rabbinic narratives -- A prophet emerging : fetal narratives in Islamic literature -- The colossal fetuses of La Venta and Mesoamerica' earliest creation story -- Out of place : fetal references in Japanese mythology and cultural memory -- Seeing like a family : fetal ultrasound images and imaginings of kin
Control code
308634438
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781281925657
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other control number
9786611925659
Other physical details
illustrations, map
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
192565
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)308634438
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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