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Different Death: Euthanasia and Christian Tradition

Paperback|May 1998
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Fuelled by controversies surrounding right-to-die activists, the debate over euthanasia occupies central stage in today's social arena. Christians have long been cornered with the issue, but this book is the first comprehensive attempt to consider its historical, legal, ethical and...


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Fuelled by controversies surrounding right-to-die activists, the debate over euthanasia occupies central stage in today's social arena. Christians have long been cornered with the issue, but this book is the first comprehensive attempt to consider its historical, legal, ethical and theological aspects. 288 pages, from IVP.

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Fuled by controversies surrounding right to die activists, the debate over euthanasia occupies central stage in today's social arena. Christians have long been concerned with the issue, but A Different Death is the first comprehensive attempt to consider it in its historical, legal, ethical and theological aspects. Authors Larson and Amundsen survey the history of etuhanasia in Christendom. Since Christian attitudes toward suicide are relevant to the discussion of active, voluntary euthanasia, they trace suicide from early Christianity into the modern period. They conclude with three chapters of detailed and penetrating counsel on how Christians should engage the euthanasia debate today
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"Authors Larson and Amundsen survey the history of euthanasia in Christendom. Since Christian attitudes toward suicide are relevant to the discussion of active, voluntary euthanasia, they trace suicide from early Christianity into the modern period. They conclude with three chapters of detailed and penetrating counsel on how Christians should engage the euthanasia debate today."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved
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Darrel W Amundsen

Ronald L. Numbers is professor of the History of Medicine and the History of Science at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His publications include Almost Persuaded: American Physicians and Compulsory Health Insurance, 1912-1920, God and Nature: Historical Essays on the Encounter between Christianity and Science, and The Creationists. Darrel W. Amundsen is professor of Classics at Western Washington University. He is the author of numerous essays on the history of ancient and medieval medicine and is the author of Medicine, Society, and Faith in the Ancient and Medieval Worlds, also availabl

Edward J Larson

Edward J. Larson is the author of seven books and the recipient of the 1998 Pulitzer Prize in History for his book "Summer for the Gods: The Scopes Trial" and "America's Continuing Debate Over Science and Religion." His other books include "Evolution: The Remarkable History of a Scientific Theory; Evolution's Workshop; God and Science on the Galapagos Islands;" and "Trial and Error: The American Controversy Over Creation and Evolution." Larson has also written over one hundred articles, most of which address topics of law, science, or politics from an historical perspective, which have appeare

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