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Contraception

A History of Its Treatment by the Catholic Theologians and Canonists, Enlarged Edition

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PAPERBACK

$36.00 • £28.95 • €32.50

ISBN 9780674168527

Publication Date: 06/26/1986

Short

581 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

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A superb contribution… [Noonan] presents all the relevant data with objectivity, restraint, and understanding.Commonweal

A book whose importance is difficult to exaggerate… [Noonan] has created an intellectual watershed… The inherent brilliance of the book and its dramatic timing make it as truly exciting as a book can be.Harper’s

A magisterially documented history of church teaching on birth control [which] suggests that there are good reasons why the traditional stand can change.Time

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