Algunas consideraciones antropológicas y religiosas alrededor de la menstruación

Miguel Ángel Alarcón-Nivia

Resumen


Este trabajo comprende una revisión de los nombres populares que se le dan a la menstruación en Colombia, las creencias indígenas alrededor del tema en diferentes partes del mundo, las precauciones y prohibiciones que se tienen respecto a las mujeres menstruantes desde la mira de algunas religiones. Se presentan también algunas explicaciones sobre las causas de la menstruación, según filósofos de la antigüedad y pensadores modernos.

Palabras clave


menstruación; antropología; religión; historia; Islam; Biblia

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