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Health-care ethics : a comprehensive Christian resource

Author: James R Thobaben
Publisher: Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Thobaben guides us into the realm of ethical discernment and decision-making by grasping the interconnections between health care in its various dimensions with the whole of true Christian living. If you are a student or pastor, or serving in the health-care professions, this monumental resource is for you.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James R Thobaben
ISBN: 9780830826735 0830826734
OCLC Number: 313654370
Description: 428 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part I: The theological and ethical nature of evangelical faith --
Evangelicals in the world --
Evangelicalism as a historical movement --
Knowing ethically : an evangelical Christian moral epistemology --
Part II: Characteristics of humanity and bioethical debates --
Theodicy and healing : humans as disordered --
Moral anthropology for bioethics : humans as distinctly human --
Moral identification and disability : humans as unique humans --
Sickness and being sick : humans as vulnerable --
Family and congregational caring : humans as familial --
Professionals and truthfulness : humans as professors --
Managing care and serving needs : humans as organizers --
Societal membership and rights : humans as citizens --
The body of believers and the public's health : humans as public --
Moral agency and end-of-life decisions : humans as free --
Assisted reproduction and sexuality : humans as male and female --
Biotechnology and eugenics : humans as creators --
Gift giving and receiving : humans as donors --
Death and the Christian : humans as finite.
Responsibility: James R. Thobaben.

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Thobaben guides us into the realm of ethical discernment and decision-making by grasping the interconnections between health care in its various dimensions with the whole of true Christian living. If you are a student or pastor, or serving in the health-care professions, this monumental resource is for you.

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