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Virgin Birthor virgin birth
The doctrine that Jesus was miraculously begotten by God and born of the Virgin Mary without the agency of a human father.
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(Theology) another name for parthenogenesis2
(Theology) the doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father but was conceived solely by the direct intervention of the Holy Spirit so that Mary remained miraculously a virgin during and after his birth
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1. the theological doctrine that the conception and birth of Christ did not impair the virginity of Mary.
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|Noun||1.||virgin birth - human conception without fertilization by a man|
|2.||Virgin Birth - the theological doctrine that Jesus Christ had no human father; Christians believe that Jesus's birth fulfilled Old Testament prophecies and was attended by miracles; the Nativity is celebrated at Christmas|
Christian theology - the teachings of Christian churches
theological doctrine - the doctrine of a religious group
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