Cutting Edge Bioethics: A Christian Exploration of Technologies and Trends

 

Cutting Edge Bioethics: A Christian Exploration of Technologies and Trends

Edited by John F. Kilner, C. Christopher Hook, and Diann B. Uustal
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 2002)

Provides a faith-based evaluation of recent technologies and trends in bioethics including the current debate surrounding stem cell research.

 

Table of Contents

Introduction: John F. Kilner, C. Christopher Hook, and Diann B. Uustal

I: Emerging Technologies

1. Francis S. Collins, “Human Genetics”
2. E. David Cook, “Xenotransplantation”
3. Nancy L. Jones and Linda Bevington, “Transgenics”
4. Robert K. Garcia, “Artificial Intelligence and Personhood”
5. C. Christopher Hook, “Cybernetics and Nanotechnology”
 

II: Growing Cultural Challenges

6. John Patrick, “Multiculturalism”
7. Daryl Sas, “Reliance on Technology: Stem Cell Research and Beyond”
8. Francis Cardinal George, ““The Need for Bioethical Vision”
 

III: The Changing Face of Health Care

9. Scott B. Rae, “Money Matters in Health Care”
10. Dónal P. O’Mathúna, “Spirituality and Alternative Medicine”
11. Mary B. Adam, “Preventing AIDS and STDs”
12. Diann B. Uustal, “The Ethic and Spirit of Care” 
 

IV: Proactive Perspectives

13. Richard A. Swenson, “Facing the Future”
14. Helen Alvare, “Media and Public Policy Challenges”
15. C. Ben Mitchell, “Ethical Challenges”
 

 

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