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Bioethics : a primer for Christians / Gilbert Meilaender.

By: Meilaender, Gilbert, 1946-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., 2005Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xii, 126 p. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0802829090 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): Medical ethics -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Christian ethicsDDC classification: 179.7
Contents:
Christian vision -- Procreation versus reproduction -- Abortion -- Genetic advance -- Prenatal screening -- Suicide and euthanasia -- Refusing treatment -- Who decides? -- Gifts of the body : organ donation -- Gifts of the body : human experimentation -- Embryos : the smallest of research subjects -- Sickness and health.
Review: "In the face of rapid advances in medical research and treatment, bioethics has become a serious social concern. Originally published in 1996 and later chosen by World magazine as one of the top 100 books of the twentieth century, Gilbert Meilaender's Bioethics covers a wide range of pressing bioethical issues and offers discerning guidance on how Christians ought to think about them."--BOOK JACKET.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

1. Christian vision -- 2. Procreation versus reproduction -- 3. Abortion -- 4. Genetic advance -- 5. Prenatal screening -- 6. Suicide and euthanasia -- 7. Refusing treatment -- 8. Who decides? -- 9. Gifts of the body : organ donation -- 10. Gifts of the body : human experimentation -- 11. Embryos : the smallest of research subjects -- 12. Sickness and health.

"In the face of rapid advances in medical research and treatment, bioethics has become a serious social concern. Originally published in 1996 and later chosen by World magazine as one of the top 100 books of the twentieth century, Gilbert Meilaender's Bioethics covers a wide range of pressing bioethical issues and offers discerning guidance on how Christians ought to think about them."--BOOK JACKET.

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