9780802829092

Bioethics : A Primer for Christians

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  • ISBN13:

    9780802829092

  • ISBN10:

    0802829090

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/15/2004
  • Publisher: Eerdmans Pub Co

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Summary

In the face of rapid advances in medical research and treatment, bioethics has become a serious social concern. Originally published in 1996 and later chosen by World magazine as one of the top 100 books of the twentieth century, Gilbert Meilaender's Bioethics covers a wide range of pressing bioethical issues and offers discerning guidance on how Christians ought to think about them.

Author Biography

Gilbert Meilaender is Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Professor of Christian Ethics at Valparaiso University in Indiana.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Christian Visionp. 1
Procreation versus Reproductionp. 11
Abortionp. 26
Genetic Advancep. 39
Prenatal Screeningp. 49
Suicide and Euthanasiap. 57
Refusing Treatmentp. 68
Who Decides?p. 79
Gifts of the Body: Organ Donationp. 88
Gifts of the Body: Human Experimentationp. 104
Sickness and Healthp. 114
Indexp. 119
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