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Who Legitimately Speaks for Religion in Public Bioethics?

John H. Evans

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/10.1093/0195178734.003.0004
 Who Legitimately Speaks for Religion in Public Bioethics?

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This chapter discusses the various meanings of the two critical ideas in this book and compares them. These critical ideas are “religion” and “public bioethics”. The chapter focuses most of all not on the different religious roles, but on what we think “public bioethics” is or should be.

Keywords: bioethics; religion; public opinion

Chapter.  9219 words. 

Subjects: Philosophy of Religion

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