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A History of Religion and Bioethics

Albert R. Jonsen

Edited by David E. Guinn

in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

Published in print September 2006 | ISBN: 9780195178739
Published online September 2006 | e-ISBN: 9780199784943 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195178734.003.0002
 A History of Religion and Bioethics

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“Bioethics began in religion, but religion has faded from bioethics.” This interpretation is commonplace among many who have an opinion on bioethics. This chapter examines this.

Keywords: bioethics; religion; history

Chapter.  6755 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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