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What is Christian About Christian Bioethics Revisited

Ryan R. Nash.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 5033 words.

In this issue of Christian Bioethics, a diversity of Christian authors engage a central question in the field—what is Christian about Christian bioethics? This question has been answered as...

A Christian for the Christians, a Muslim for the Muslims? Reflections on a Protestant View of Pastoral Care for all Religions

Kurt W. Schmidt and Gisela Egler.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

Whereas in the first half of the 20th century, proclamation was the focal point of pastoral care in Germany, the 1970s witnessed an embracing of the American pastoral care movement. From...

On the Content and Purview of Christian Bioethics

Harold Y. Vanderpool.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

The author argues that to explore what is distinctly Christian about Christian bioethics requires clarity about what is Christian. He distinguishes between the Christian (that which can be...

What Makes Christian Bioethics Christian? Bible, Story, and Communal Discernment

Allen Verhey.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

Scripture is somehow normative for any bioethic that would be Christian. There are problems, however, both with Scripture and with those who read Scripture. Methodological reflection is...

The Philanthropy of the Orthodox Church: A Rumanian Case Study

Ovidiu Dan.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

On the basis of a definition of God as “love”, human philanthropy is derived from Divine philanthropy, and therefore extends to all human beings. Because Divine philanthropy is most...

Suffering, Ethics, and the Body of Christ: Anointing as a Strategic Alternative Practice

M. Therese Lysaught.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

August 1996; p ublished online August 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

Within the moral/social order maintained and reproduced by biomedical ethics (i.e., the “peaceable community”), suffering is a senseless accident with no value. Insofar as suffering...

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Biblical Authority and the Not-So Strange Silence of Scripture about Abortion

Paul D. Simmons.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

March 1996; p ublished online March 1996 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

Biblical authority is definitive for many Protestants in matters of faith and practice. The question this essay addresses is the deafening silence of this Scriptural authority on the...

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Unreasonable Means: Proposing A New Category for Catholic End-of-Life Ethics

Daniel J. Daly.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

April 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 8838 words.

Catholic end-of-life ethics does not contain a principle that prohibits the excessive use of medical treatment for declining and dying patients. This article fills this lacuna by exploring...

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Relational Personhood, Social Justice and the Common Good: Catholic Contributions toward a Public Health Ethics

Brenda Appleby and Nuala P. Kenny.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2010; p ublished online December 2010 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 7342 words.

Worldwide, there is renewed public and political attention focused on public health fueled by the globally explosive H1N1 pandemic. Pandemic planning emerged as a major area for public...

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Suffering in the Context of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide: Transcending Job through Wojtyla's Anthropology

Ashley K. Fernandes.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2010; p ublished online January 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 7298 words.

The debate over euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide (EPAS) continues to ignore the philosophical anthropology on which certain critical claims rest. In this paper, I offer several...

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The Word's Eternal Silence: A Commentary on Schneider-Harpprecht's Essay

Matthias Zierenberg.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

Once the post-modern account of individual and cultural identity as creative openness to change is re-construed in terms of a constructivist rendering of the semiotic theory of culture, and...

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An Address to Doctors by Pope Francis (15 November 2014): A Doctrinal Mistake and a Lot of Common Sense Presented with Savoir-Faire

Maurizio Mori.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

April 2015; p ublished online February 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 10106 words.

The general reaction of the press to Pope Francis’ Address to Doctors has been generally very positive. However, the address is in many ways quite puzzling. Among other things, it contains...

Bioethics, the Gospel, and Political Engagement

Lisa Sowle Cahill.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 7073 words.

The substantive center of Christian ethics is Jesus’s ministry of the kingdom or reign of God, and its preferential inclusion of the poor, the outcast, and the sinner. What defines a...

Two Contemporary Examples of Christian Love

Edward Hughes.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

It is a mark of arrogance to try to minister in a liturgical or ritual way to individuals of other religions. A hospital chaplain is not a generic brand, all-purpose religious figure...

The Word's Eternal Silence: A Commentary on Schneider-Harpprecht's Essay

Matthias Zierenberg.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2003; p ublished online January 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 0 words.

Once the post-modern account of individual and cultural identity as creative openness to change is re-construed in terms of a constructivist rendering of the semiotic theory of culture, and...

Two Contemporary Examples of Christian Love

Edward Hughes.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 1998; p ublished online January 1998 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

It is a mark of arrogance to try to minister in a liturgical or ritual way to individuals of other religions. A hospital chaplain is not a generic brand, all-purpose religious figure...

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Euthanasia, Assisted Suicide, and the Philosophical Anthropology of Karol Wojtyla

Ashley K. Fernandes.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2001; p ublished online January 2001 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

The lack of consensus in American society regarding the permissibility of assisted suicide and euthanasia is due in large part to a failure to address the nature of the human person...

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The Order of Widows: What the Early Church Can Teach Us about Older Women and Health Care

M. Cathleen Kaveny.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 2005; p ublished online January 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

This article argues that the early Christian “order of widows” provides a fruitful model for Christian ethicists struggling to address the medical and social problems of elderly women...

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Thinking Theologically About Reproductive and Genetic Enhancements: The Challenge

George Khushf.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

January 1999; p ublished online January 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Medical Ethics; Christian Life and Practice. 0 words.

Current philosophical and legal bioethical reflection on reprogenetics provides little more than a rationalization of the interests of science. There are two reasons for this. First,...

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Bioethics After Christendom Is Gone: A Methodist Evangelical Perspective

James R. Thobaben.

in Christian bioethics: Non-Ecumenical Studies in Medical Morality

December 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Philosophy; Christian Life and Practice; Medical Ethics. 10593 words.

Though it is debatable whether the number of persons in the United States who ‘believe’ in something spiritual has declined, there is no doubt that the social authority of religious...