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Bioethics From a Faith Perspective

Jack Hanford

Bioethics From a Faith Perspective

Jack Hanford

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Jack Hanford is Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Ethics at Ferris State University in Michigan.

- Publisher Discover the spiritual community's position on bioethics issues Bioethics from a Faith Perspective: Ethics in Health Care for the Twenty-First Century offers a meaningful, rational, faith-oriented framework for deciding how to deal with important biomedical health care issues. Organ donation, managed care, the Human Genome Project, and medical technology that keeps people alive beyond their "natural" life span are some of the topics it illuminates through case analysis and resolution. Since almost all textbooks in bioethics omit the religious dimension of life (even though the field was inspired and stimulated by religious scholars at Princeton and Yale), this is an indispensable volume.While most people state their moral positions from the background of their religious traditions, many have not had the opportunity to study the relation between their faith perspectives and the difficult issues that arise in the pursuit of health care. This book shows the relevance, significance, and g

- Publisher Bioethics from a Faith Perspective: Ethics in Health Care for the Twenty-First Century offers a meaningful, rational, faith-oriented framework for deciding how to deal with important biomedical health care issues. Organ donation, managed care, the Human Genome Project, and medical technology that keeps people alive beyond their "natural" life span are some of the topics it illuminates through case analysis and resolution. Since almost all textbooks in bioethics omit the religious dimension of life (even though the field was inspired and stimulated by religious scholars at Princeton and Yale), this is an indispensable volume. It is the perfect supplement to the existing literature on bioethics.To view an excerpt online, find the book in our QuickSearch catalog at www.HaworthPress.com.

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About "Bioethics From a Faith Perspective"

Jack Hanford is Professor Emeritus of Biomedical Ethics at Ferris State University in Michigan.
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Discover the spiritual community's position on bioethics issues Bioethics from a Faith Perspective: Ethics in Health Care for the Twenty-First Century offers a meaningful, rational, faith-oriented framework for deciding how to deal with important biomedical health care issues. Organ donation, managed care, the Human Genome Project, and medical technology that keeps people alive beyond their "natural" life span are some of the topics it illuminates through case analysis and resolution. Since almost all textbooks in bioethics omit the religious dimension of life (even though the field was inspired and stimulated by religious scholars at Princeton and Yale), this is an indispensable volume.While most people state their moral positions from the background of their religious traditions, many have not had the opportunity to study the relation between their faith perspectives and the difficult issues that arise in the pursuit of health care. This book shows the relevance, significance, and g
- Publisher

Bioethics from a Faith Perspective: Ethics in Health Care for the Twenty-First Century offers a meaningful, rational, faith-oriented framework for deciding how to deal with important biomedical health care issues. Organ donation, managed care, the Human Genome Project, and medical technology that keeps people alive beyond their "natural" life span are some of the topics it illuminates through case analysis and resolution. Since almost all textbooks in bioethics omit the religious dimension of life (even though the field was inspired and stimulated by religious scholars at Princeton and Yale), this is an indispensable volume. It is the perfect supplement to the existing literature on bioethics.To view an excerpt online, find the book in our QuickSearch catalog at www.HaworthPress.com.
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Table Of Contents

  • Foreword Preface Introduction The Technical-ethical Distinction Chapter 1. Framework: Advancing Moral Reasoning Toward A Faith Perspective Chapter 2. The Relationship Between Moral Development And Faith Development Kohlberg And Morality Fowler And Faith Similarities Between Kohlberg And Fowler Differences Between Kohlberg And Fowler Conclusion Chapter 3. Is The Faith Of Faith Development Christian Faith Question Response Chapter 4. A Therapeutic Christian Bioethics Chapter 5. A Public Faith Religion, Values And Public Life, And Biomedical Ethics The Inclusion Of Public Religion In Biomedical Ethics In America Chapter 6. Public Faith And Religion, Medical Ethics, And Transplants Chapter 7. Mental Health And Managed Care Pellegrino's Faith Perspective Managed Care Issues And Strategies An Update On Ethics In Managed Care For The Twenty-first Century Conclusion Chapter 8. Ethics In Genetics: The Human Genome Project Chapter 9. Faith And Medical Technology: Toward An Ethics For Medical Technology Introduction Nineteenth Century Twentieth Century Use Of The Technical-ethical Distinction Conclusion Chapter 10. A Faith Perspective On The Elderly In Bioethics History Constructive Theories From William James, Kohlberg, And Fowler A Sample Course On Biomedical Ethics And Aging Conclusion Chapter 11. Bioethics For Pastors From A Faith Perspective Problems For Christianity And The University The Need For Authentic Profession In Ministry And Health Care Discerning The Effectiveness Of Ministry Pastors And Physician-assisted Suicide Or Death Pastors And Complementary Alternative Medicine (cam) The Pastor And The Consent Procedure Conclusion Chapter 12. Bioethics For Nurses From A Faith Perspective Is The Nurse A Professional Faith Perspective Does Faith Contribute To Effective Practice Conclusion Conclusion References Index

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  • Catalogue Code 176104
  • Product Code 0789015102
  • EAN 9780789015105
  • Pages 168
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category Medical/science
  • Publisher Haworth Press
  • Publication Date Feb 2002
  • Dimensions 210 x 152 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.295kg

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