Bioethics: A Christian Approach in a Pluralistic Age

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Bioethics: A Christian Approach in a Pluralistic Age

By Scott B. Rae and Paul C. Cox
(Grand Rapids: Eerdmans Publishing Company, 1999)

This is the first volume in a series offering biblically informed perspectives on contemporary issues in bioethics in dialogue with other popular perspectives and provides a broad-based introduction to the field of bioethics.

 

Table of Contents 

Introduction

Part I: Influential Approaches to Bioethics

1. Religious Approaches to Bioethics
2. Secular Approaches to Bioethics
 

Part II: Pillars of a Christian Approach

3. Medical Technology in Theological Perspective
4. The Image of God and the Sacredness of Human Life
5. The Personhood of the Patient
6. Autonomy and the Common Good
7. Death as a Conquered Enemy
8. Distributive Justice and Health Care Delivery
 

Part III: Employing a Christian Approach

9. Christian Bioethics in a Secular Culture
10. A Model for Bioethical Decision Making

Conclusion