On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics / Edition 2

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Overview

This second edition of On Moral Medicine updates and expands the original award-winning volume to reflect today's new frontiers in medicine and their corresponding ethical debates. Collecting a wide range of contemporary and classical essays, this book is the most comprehensive anthology on medical ethics written from a theological point of view.
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Editorial Reviews

Chaplaincy Today
"What is remarkable about Lammers and Verhey's anthology is its editorial quality. They have chosen and arranged their material carefully and well.... This book is an indispensable resource for those involved in the dialogue between religion and medicine."
Journal of the American Medical Association
"This new edition will continue to serve as a teaching tool to help initiate students.... Notably, it could also become an important resource for clinicians and others who have no expertise in theology or who may not share the editors' faith commitment, yet are curious about the relevance of religion—particularly Christian tradition—to the issues of medical ethics.... In short insightful introductions to each chapter, the editors highlight the main ethical issues, set out the various ways in which the theological reflection can shape our approach to resolving these issues, and usually, outline the arguments set out in the articles that follow. Several introductions are so masterful that, particularly for the reader new to the topic, they may be more useful than the articles they are intended to illuminate.... Articles have been selected with great care to ensure that they reflect a rich diversity of theological views.... The second edition of On Moral Medicine remains a valuable collection of sources that dramatically reveal the relevance of religious faith and tradition to bioethics."
Journal of the American Medical Association
The second edition of On Moral Medicine remains a valuable collection of sources that dramatically reveal the relevance of religious faith and tradition to bioethics. Moreover, the collection shows how theological reflection can be a powerful tool for clinicians and bioethicists who face questions about life, death, health, and freedom and who are no longer satisfied with answers offered by a bioethics devoted to autonomy and utilitarianism.
Vision
As a resource for a Pastoral Care Department, ethics committee member, mentor or student, this book is a gem.
Library Journal
The editors of this volume have undertaken an ambitious task in identifying profound theological issues and exploring their relationship to medical ethics. The subjects that are covered range from ``Life and Its Sanctity'' and ``Nature and Its Mastery'' to ``Genetic Control'' and ``Research and Experimentation,'' just to name a few. For each subject, the editors provide a provocative introduction briefly summarizing the issues confronting the reader. This is followed by essays culled primarily from the writings of contemporary theologians such as Barth, Tillich, and Ramsey and reflecting a predominantly Christian outlook. Though this comprehensive anthology is intended for use in medical ethics courses, anyone interested in any aspect of medical-religious issues will find it invaluable. Carol R. Glatt, COMPSET SYSTEMS, Cherry Hill, N.J.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780802842497
  • Publisher: Eerdmans, William B. Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 5/11/1998
  • Edition description: REVISED
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 1022
  • Product dimensions: 8.18 (w) x 9.48 (h) x 2.20 (d)

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