Medicine as Ministry: Reflections on Ethics, Suffering and Hope

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"This is not just another book about ethics, but, rather, it is a book filled with the wisdom of a person willing to have her life as aphysician touched by her patients. We are all ennobled by her witness. --Stanley Hauerwas, Duke University

MARGARET E. MOHRMANN, M.D., is a practicing physician and an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Virginia, where she received a Ph.D. in religious ethics.

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Overview

"This is not just another book about ethics, but, rather, it is a book filled with the wisdom of a person willing to have her life as aphysician touched by her patients. We are all ennobled by her witness. --Stanley Hauerwas, Duke University

MARGARET E. MOHRMANN, M.D., is a practicing physician and an associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Virginia, where she received a Ph.D. in religious ethics.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780829810738
  • Publisher: The Pilgrim Press
  • Publication date: 11/28/1995
  • Pages: 140
  • Sales rank: 1,158,216
  • Product dimensions: 5.00 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.33 (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Introduction 1
1 God Is One: The Temptations of Idolatry 11
2 God Is Three: Metaphors of Relation 34
3 Scripture as Story and Moral Resource 51
4 Paying Attention: Stories and Suffering 62
5 Writing the Next Chapter 75
6 For Example: Organ Donation 89
7 Rituals of Healing 109
Notes 118
Bibliography 122
Index 125
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