Design and Destiny: Jewish and Christian Perspectives on Human Germline Modification

Design and Destiny: Jewish and Christian Perspectives on Human Germline Modification

by Ronald Cole-Turner
     
 

Scholars discuss the genetic modification of embryonic cells from the viewpoints of traditional Jewish and Christian teaching, considering both the possible therapeutic benefits of this technology and moral concerns about its implementation.See more details below

Overview

Scholars discuss the genetic modification of embryonic cells from the viewpoints of traditional Jewish and Christian teaching, considering both the possible therapeutic benefits of this technology and moral concerns about its implementation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780262033732
Publisher:
MIT Press
Publication date:
03/31/2008
Series:
Basic Bioethics
Pages:
248
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.43(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Table of Contents

Series Foreword     vii
Acknowledgments     ix
Religion and the Question of Human Germline Modification   Ronald Cole-Turner     1
Judaism and Germline Modification   Elliot N. Dorff     29
The Roman Catholic Magisterium and Genetic Research: An Overview and Evaluation   Thomas A. Shannon     51
A Traditional Christian Reflection on Reengineering Human Nature   H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr.     73
Germline Gene Modification and the Human Condition before God   Nigel M. de S. Cameron   Amy Michelle DeBaets     93
Human Germline Therapy: Proper Human Responsibility or Playing God?   James J. Walter     119
Germline Genetics, Human Nature, and Social Ethics   Lisa Sowle Cahill     145
Freedom, Conscience, and Virtue: Theological Perspectives on the Ethics of Inherited Genetic Modification   Celia Deane-Drummond     167
Religion, Genetics, and the Future   Ronald Cole-Turner     201
Suggestions for Further Reading     225
Contributors     229
Index     231

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