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Vol 22, No 2 (2009)

Religion, Spirituality and Birthing

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Special Issue: This issue was edited by Alphia Possamai-Inesedy

Table of Contents


Editorial: Religion, Spirituality and Birthing PDF
Alphia Possamai-Inesedy 135-136


The Silence of Spirituality within Sociology of Childbirth: Epistemological and Methodological Considerations PDF
Alphia Possamai-Inesedy 137-160
Secreting Religion: Perinatal Dynamics, Ego Death and ‘Reproductive Consciousness’ in Childbirth PDF
Gregg Lahood 161-189
Birth as a Spiritual Initiation: Australian Women’s Experiences of Transformation PDF
Sharon Moloney 190-213
Making Parents: First-Birth Ritual among the Ankave-Anga of Papua New Guinea PDF
Pascale Bonnemère 214-236
Midwiving the Spirit: Religious Diversity and Professional Midwifery in Southern Ontario PDF
Jennifer Bailey 237-259

Book Reviews

Peter Berger, Grace Davie and Effie Fokas, Religious America, Secular Europe? A Theme and Variations. Ashgate, Aldershot, 2008, pp. 168 pages, ISBN 978-0-7546-6011-8 PDF
Julian Droogan 260-262
W. Randolph Tate, Biblical Interpretation: An Integrated Approach. Hendrickson, Peabody, MA, 3rd ed., 2008, pp. xix+380, ISBN 9781598560800 PDF
Ian Young 263-264

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