Science, Faith, & Human Fertility: The Third Conference on Ethical Fertility Health Management, by Richard Fehring & Theresa Notare, Editors. ISBN-13: 978-0-87462-093-1. ISBN-10: 0-87462-093-7. Paper. 429 pp. $29. Notes. Bibliographies. Index.
This volume gathers the papers from the third conference on ethical fertility health management. There are twelve papers from the perspective of science and seven from the perspective of faith. The science chapters cover the latest research on nutrition and (male and female) fertility, use of intercourse patterns and breastfeeding for avoiding pregnancy, and findings from the recent Title X funded natural family planning (NFP) research studies. The faith chapters analyze the philosophical, theological, sociological and cultural aspects of NFP.
Richard Fehring, PhD, is Professor at Marquette University, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, and is the Director of the Institute for Natural Family Planning, Marquette University, College of Nursing, Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Theresa Notare, PhD, is the Assistant Director of the Natural Family Planning Program for the Secretariat of Laity, Marriage, Family Life and Youth of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, D.C.