Item description for Christian Response to the New Genetics: Religious, Ethical, and Social Issues: Religious, Ethical, and Social Issues by David H. Smith, Cynthia B. Cohen & David A. Ames...
Life is a gift that includes powers to be used and celebrated, but that doesn't necessarily justify the use of every new power that comes along. This volume appeals to both secular and religious readers in the centre of the great debate over our new genetic powers. These essays affirm many traditional Christian perspectives and virtues, while also introducing new insights. transfer, genetic manipulation, patenting, health insurance and the moral status of embryos. They conclude that it is naive to either to reject outright or wholeheartedly embrace the new genetic powers. In fact, sometimes the best we can expect is to learn how to cope with moral uncertainty.
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Studio: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.14" Width: 5.96" Height: 0.47" Weight: 0.6 lbs.
Release Date Jul 28, 2003
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 0742514994 ISBN13 9780742514997
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More About David H. Smith, Cynthia B. Cohen & David A. Ames
David H. Smith is director of the Poynter Center at Indiana University and chair of the Episcopal Church's Task Force on Ethics and the New Genetics.