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Souls, bodies, spirits : the drive to abolish abortion since 1973

Author: Kerry N Jacoby
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A history of the abortion abolition campaign from Roe v Wade to the 1996 election, the author explores the subject historically, sociologically, theologically and politically, arguing for deepened understanding of pro-lifers. The Catholic, social movement and direct action angles are all examined.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Electronic book
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Jacoby, Kerry N., 1962-
Souls, bodies, spirits.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 1998
(DLC) 97033700
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kerry N Jacoby
ISBN: 0313003351 9780313003356 0275960447 9780275960445
OCLC Number: 50553322
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 230 pages)
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.
Contents: Abortion and its discontents --
In the beginning: the abortion abolition enterprise as a Catholic moral crusade --
One body: building ecumenism in the moral crusade --
Into the lion's den: the abortion abolition enterprise becomes a social movement --
The scorn of men: actors, images, and the public --
The latter days: the abortion abolition enterprise and religious revival --
Tribulation and the new world coming: violence, checks and balances, and the big picture --
A new creature: the future of the enterprise and a reinterpretation of faith-based political action.
Responsibility: Kerry N. Jacoby.


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