Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life, Third Edition

Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life, Third Edition

by William E. May
     
 

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"In this revision of his already classic text, William May shows us once again the wisdom of the Catholic Church's moral tradition in its application to contemporary bioethics. Illuminating and engaging - and with the attention to nuance that marks all of May's writing." - Edward J. Furton, M.A., Ph.D., Ethicist and Director of Publications, The National

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"In this revision of his already classic text, William May shows us once again the wisdom of the Catholic Church's moral tradition in its application to contemporary bioethics. Illuminating and engaging - and with the attention to nuance that marks all of May's writing." - Edward J. Furton, M.A., Ph.D., Ethicist and Director of Publications, The National Catholic Bioethics Center

"Since it was first published, Dr. May's text Catholic Bioethics and the Gift of Human Life has served an irreplaceable role in Catholic moral education. His new revision adds clear systematic treatments of several additional issues of pressing moral concern to the Church and society. Catholic educators everywhere will welcome this excellent revision. I welcome it! - E. Christian Brugger, Associate Professor of Moral Theology, Institute for the Psychological Sciences

"With so much bioethical thinking supporting the 'culture of death,' I can think of no better champion of a 'culture of life' than Professor William E. May. Professor May has given us a book which is useful not only for its masterful summary of the moral magisterium on bioethics, but also for its treatment of such issues as contraception, artificial reproduction, the care of the dying, human experimentation, and the definition of death and organ transplants." - Dr. Mark S. Latkovic, Associate Professor of Moral Theology, Sacred Heart Major Seminary

What the Church teaches - and why - on issues of euthanasia, in vitro fertilization, genetic counseling, assisted suicide, living wills, persistent vegetative state, organ transplants, and more.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781612783086
Publisher:
Our Sunday Visitor, Publishing Division
Publication date:
07/26/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
1,159,495
File size:
473 KB

Meet the Author

Internationally-known theologian William E. May is the winner of the Paul Ramsey award for outstanding contributions to bioethics from the Center for Bioethics and Culture. He is the Michael J. McGivney Professor of Moral Theology at the John Paul II Institute for Studies on Marriage and Family, co-author of Catholic Sexual Ethics, Second Edition, and author of An Introduction to Moral Theology.

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