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Title: Free to choose. The Buddhist view
Language of title: English
Author/Creator: B. Gnanawimala

Description: This article is based on a lecture the author gave at the Buddhist and Pali University of Colombo. The author argues that Buddhism advocates the family's freedom of choice in deciding whether or not to abort a child. The author raises issues related to contraception, the Buddhist view of the fetus, the Buddhist view of sexual abstinence, and family planning. (Zach Rowinski 2004-07-29)

Publisher Place: Hong Kong
Publisher: Asiaweek Ltd.
Normalized publisher place: Hong Kong
Publisher country: China
Published Date: 1993
Subject: Abortion
Family planning
Classification: Buddhism and Science -- Related Humanities -- Ethics -- Buddhist Ethics
Buddhism and Science -- Related Humanities -- Ethics -- Bioethics
Buddhism and Science -- Medicine -- Medical Ethics -- Abortion
Cultural Coverage: India
United States
Temporal coverage: 20th century CE
Language: English
Series 2 editor:
Source URL: http://www.asiaweek.com/asiaweek
Source: Asiaweek
Source Type: Journal
Source Page Numbers: 54-
Start Date: 1975
End Date: 2001
Frequency of publication: Weekly
ISBN/ISSN: 1012-6244
Location and access number: 12345273

Means of availability: Asiaweek is no longer being published. Check website for possible archived issues.

Format: Print media (print or manuscript, including PDFs)
Resource Type: Article
Release Flag: OK for viewing
Date Of Record Creation: 2005-03-25 11:02:30
Date Record Checked: 2005-04-06
Date Last Modified: 2005-12-19 10:49:20
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