Christianity and Modern Medicine: Foundations for Bioethics (Paperback)

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Christianity and Modern Medicine: Foundations for Bioethics (Paperback)

By Lindsay C. Leonard (Editor), Mark Foreman (Editor)

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Raises and considers common issues, cutting through the moral fog in medical science

Christianity and Modern Medicine raises moral questions that were merely hypothetical just decades ago. Moreover, traditional moral models are incessantly challenged by the medical community at large, shifting the conversation to patient and societal rights within a framework of moral relativism and rendering the decision-making process morally vague and confusing.

In Christianity and Modern Medicine, bioethicist Mark Wesley Foreman and attorney Lindsay C. Leonard delve into the major ethical issues facing today's medical professionals with the purpose of providing principles and guidelines for making critical ethical decisions where medical knowledge, technologies, and capabilities are constantly evolving. Topics covered include:

- procreational ethics

- genetic ethics

- abortion

- medical research

- infanticide

- clinical ethics

- physician-assisted suicide

- legal issues

While Christianity and Modern Medicine is designed specifically for students planning careers in the medical field, it is accessible to any Christian interested in steering through the moral fog in the practice of medicine today.

Product Details ISBN: 9780825447563
ISBN-10: 0825447569
Publisher: Kregel Academic & Professional
Publication Date: May 10th, 2022
Pages: 384
Language: English