virgin birth


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A popular term for a child born out of wedlock to a woman through artificial insemination from an anonymous donor

virgin birth

Surrogacy A popular term for a child born out of wedlock to a ♀ through artificial insemination from an anonymous donor. See Artificial reproduction.

virgin birth

Conception and child-bearing by a woman who has never had sexual intercourse, as a result of artificial insemination with donated semen. Virgin birth in the absence of semen can produce only females because no Y CHROMOSOME is present.
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Giles' (where he is a member of congregation) which not only supported its minister and the Bishop of Durham but appeared to treat the Virgin Birth as merely symbolic -- though of what was not entirely clear.
From what we have learned, he had a very good reason for requesting -- he wanted to ask the Pontiff to bless the imminent, virgin birth of the new republic.
The 1 per cent of women who reported virgin births may have said they were pregnant in a study about pregnancy then later saying they were virgins in a separate study.
I actually think that by making Jesus the result of a virgin birth, it just serves to separate him from the rest of us.
They include a sculpture of Roly Bain, an Anglican priest who doubles up as a professional clown, and the controversial former Bishop of Durham, the Rt Rev David Jenkins, who questioned the virgin birth.
Calvin Brown re: the virgin birth, which I as a good Presbyterian declared must be believed by Christians).
The pamphlets, written by conservative church leaders, defended beliefs such as the virgin birth, the Resurrection, and Christ's miracles, which the Stewarts felt were being undermined by theological liberals.
Yet, with his background in chemistry and philosophy, Highfield says: ``It would have been much easier to accept the virgin birth if Jesus had been born today.
Only Matthew offers a full account of whatwe call the nativity with the virgin birth, wise men, star of Bethlehem and Herod's slaughter of the innocents.
However, his dismissal of the Virgin Birth as myth is inconsistent with a proper understanding of the Christian faith.
THE rhetoric of a virgin birth comes and goes from Mehmet Ali Talat.
I was dismayed to read in Calvin Brown's January article, Debating The Virgin Birth, that "some liberal Christians who deny the virgin birth of Jesus in any realistic sense" are undermining "the whole authority of scripture.