Health-care ethics :

Thobaben, James R., 1954-

Health-care ethics : a comprehensive Christian resource / James R. Thobaben. - Downers Grove, Ill. : IVP Academic, 2009. - 428 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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.

9780830826735 (pbk. : alk. paper)

2009021604


Medical ethics--Religious aspects--Christianity.
Christian ethics.

R 725.56 / .T46 2009

174.2