- Theology. the doctrine or dogma that, by the miraculous agency of God, the birth of Christ did not impair or prejudice the virginity of Mary.Compare Immaculate Conception.
- Zoology. parthenogenesis; parturition by a female who has not copulated.
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The third and last of these difficulties refers to the miraculous Virgin-birth.The Truth of Christianity
William Harry Turton
Is not this tantamount to giving up belief in the Virgin-birth?The Churches and Modern Thought
The central fact of the Virgin-birth, as we shall presently see, has high attestation from another early writer.
The two narratives are in agreement as to the central fact of the Virgin-birth.
There is no other possible way by which the virgin-birth or the godhood of a man can be established.The Truth About Jesus is He a Myth?
M. M. Mangasarian
- another name for parthenogenesis (def. 2)
- 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