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

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

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
Member of
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
Dewey number
202/.2
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
BL256
LC item number
.I43 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Sasson, Vanessa R
  • Law, Jane Marie
  • NC Live e-Pub Central
  • American Academy of Religion
  • ProQuest (Firm)
Series statement
American Academy of Religion cultural criticism series
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fetus
  • Theological anthropology
Label
Imagining the fetus : the unborn in myth, religion, and culture, edited by Vanessa R. Sasson and Jane Marie Law, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3052849
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"American Academy of Religion."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 305 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3052849
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3052849
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3052849
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10273339
  • (CaONFJC)MIL192565
  • (OCoLC)308634438
Label
Imagining the fetus : the unborn in myth, religion, and culture, edited by Vanessa R. Sasson and Jane Marie Law, (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=3052849
Publication
Note
"American Academy of Religion."
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Color
multicolored
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
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
x, 305 p.
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Other physical details
ill., map.
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC3052849
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3052849
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3052849
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10273339
  • (CaONFJC)MIL192565
  • (OCoLC)308634438

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