Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: the birth of Bacchus

  • On a miraculous birth

    ¬†Frank Gonzalez-Crussi Chicago, Illinois, United States For all the odes that sing the advent of a new life, childbirth is a bloody, messy affair. Those of us who, by reason of our trade, observed it at close range know that it is also a scission, a brutal separation of two beings, during which life issues…