1st Edition

Religious Perspectives on Bioethics

Edited By Mark Cherry Copyright 2004
    260 Pages
    by Routledge

    First published in 2004. Religious Perspectives in Bioethics surveys recent bioethics discussion in thirteen religious traditions. Christian contributions include chapters on Roman Catholicism, Orthodox Christianity, the Episcopal, German Protestant, and Baptist traditions, Reformed Christianity, and the Latter Day Saints. The volume also includes chapters on Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and Daoism.

    Chapter 1 Roman Catholic Bioethics, Christopher Tollefsen, Joseph Boyle; Chapter 2 Orthodox Christian Bioethics, H. Tristram EngelhardtJr; Chapter 3 Bioethics in the Episcopal Tradition, Cynthia B Cohen, David H. Smith; Chapter 4 Gospel Truth and Societal Consensus, Corinna Delkeskamp-Hayes, Matthias Zierenberg; Chapter 5 Reformed Perspectives in Bioethics, Ruth Groenhout; Chapter 6 Southern Baptists and Bioethics, C. Ben Mitchell; Chapter 7 Authority and Agency, Courtney S. Campbell; Chapter 8 Jewish Bioethics, Harvey L. Gordon, Mark Washofsky; Chapter 9 Jewish Perspectives on Embryo and Stem Cell Research, Aaron L. Mackler; Chapter 10 Islamic Bioethics, Abdulaziz Sachedina; Chapter 11 Buddhism and Bioethics, Damien Keown; Chapter 12 Hindu Bioethics, Cromwell Crawford; Chapter 13 Sikh Perspectives on Bioethics, Devinder Singh Chahal; Chapter 14 Daoism and Bioethics, Jonathan Chan;


    John F. Peppin Director Center for Bioethics, Pain Management & Medicine Des Moines, Iowa. Mark J. Cherry Department of Philosophy Saint Edward’s University Austin, Texas. Ana Iltis Center for Health Care Ethics Saint Louis University Saint Louis, Missouri