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Swasti Bhattacharyya presents lecture on ancient Indian stories, contemporary bioethics

Apr 15, 2017 - Comments: 0
Swasti Bhattacharyya presents "Mothers and Mantras" (Northern Review photo/Holly Dyer).

Religious scholar Swasti Bhattacharyya of Buena Vista University led a discussion of how ancient Indian stories relate to contemporary bioethics on Friday, April 8. In her presentation, “Mothers and Mantras,” Bhattacharyya explained how birth narratives found in sacred Hindu texts address ethical issues facing the modern medical community. The presentation, hosted by Ohio Northern University’s Department of Religion and Philosophy, attracted a large crowd of both students and faculty.

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