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
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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.
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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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Some liberal Christians, who deny the virgin birth of Jesus in any realistic sense, draw a lesser conclusion, saying the story of the virgin birth is evidence only that Jesus is chosen by God for an important prophetic role and that he is not God.
to the doctrine of the Virgin Birth of Jesus." He stated there was no purpose to the author's attack because in the grand scheme of things Jesus' being born of a virgin had no consequence.
Matthew 1:23 tells us that the virgin birth of Jesus was predicted by Isaiah 7:14, "Behold, a virgin shall conceive." The Hebrew word for virgin, Almah, can also mean young woman, but Matthew makes clear that a virgin in the formal sense is indicated, and he quotes the revered Greek translation, the famous Septuagint, of the Old Testament; and this Greek uses the word parthenos, meaning virgin.