Bioethics / Edition 1

Bioethics / Edition 1

by Scott B. Rae, Paul M. Cox
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0802845959

ISBN-13: 9780802845955

Pub. Date: 06/15/1999

Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company

The authors assess various secular approaches to bioethics that are particularly influential today and develop a framework for a Christian approach to assist people in addressing the many pressing issues in the field. Throughout, the authors touch on the numerous debated issues in bioethics though they are primarily concerned to give an account of the central

Overview

The authors assess various secular approaches to bioethics that are particularly influential today and develop a framework for a Christian approach to assist people in addressing the many pressing issues in the field. Throughout, the authors touch on the numerous debated issues in bioethics though they are primarily concerned to give an account of the central theological notions crucial to an informed Christian perspective on bioethics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780802845955
Publisher:
Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
Publication date:
06/15/1999
Series:
Critical Issues in Bioethics Series
Pages:
340
Product dimensions:
0.76(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

    PART I: INFLUENTIAL APPROACHES TO BIOETHICS

  1. Religious Approaches to Bioethics
  2. Secular Approaches to Bioethics
  3. PART II: PILLARS OF A CHRISTIAN APPROACH

  4. Medical Technology in Theological Perspective
  5. The Image of God and the Sacredness of Human Life
  6. The Personhood of the Patient
  7. Autonomy and the Common Good
  8. Death as a Conquered Enemy
  9. Distributive Justice and Health Care Delivery
  10. PART III: EMPLOYING A CHRISTIAN APPROACH

  11. Christian Bioethics in a Secular Culture
  12. A Model for Bioethical Decision Making

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