A magisterially documented history of church teaching on birth control [which] suggests that there are good reasons why the traditional stand can change. (Time
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 superb contribution... [Noonan] presents all the relevant data with objectivity, restraint, and understanding. (Commonweal
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About the Author
John T. Noonan, Jr.
, is Circuit Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.