On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics, 3rd Edition

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On Moral Medicine: Theological Perspectives in Medical Ethics, 3rd Edition

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In print for more than two decades, On Moral Medicine remains the definitive anthology for Christian theological reflection on medical ethics. This third edition updates and expands the earlier award-winning volumes, providing classrooms and individuals alike with one of the finest available resources for ethics-engaged modern medicine.

ISBN

978-0-8028-6601-1

Publication Date

2012

Publisher

William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company

City

Grand Rapids, MI

Disciplines

Ethics in Religion

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Table of Contents

I. METHOD

Chapter 1: Religion and Medicine

Chapter 2: Theology and Medical Ethics

II. CHRISTIANITY AND THE SOCIAL PRACTICE OF HEALTH CARE

Chapter 3: Christianity and the Social Responsibility of Health Care

Chapter 4: The Christian Social Practice of Health Care

III. PATIENTS AND PROFESSIONALS

Chapter 5: The Professions

Chapter 6: The Patient-Physician Relationship

Chapter 7: Personhood

Chapter 8: Embodiment

Chapter 9: Care of Patients and Their Suffering

IV. VULNERABLE PERSONS

Chapter 10: Persons with Mental Illness

Chapter 11: Aging and the Elderly

Chapter 12: Persons with Disabilities

Chapter 13: Research Ethics and Experimental Subjects

Chapter 14: Embryonic Stem Cell Research and “Therapeutic” Cloning

V. THE BEGINNING OF LIFE

Chapter 15: Life and Its Sanctity

Chapter 16: Children

Chapter 17: Contraception

Chapter 18: Assisted Reproductive Technologies

Chapter 19: Abortion

Chapter 20: Genetics

VI. THE END OF LIFE

Chapter 21: Death and its (In)Dignity

Chapter 22: Choosing Death

Chapter 23: Accepting Death