Item description for Genetic Ethics: Do the Ends Justify the Genes? by John F. Kilner, Frank E. Young & Rebecca D. Pentz...
Fueled by rapid advances in the availability of genetic information and the capability to intervene in response to it, a genetic revolution is now underway that has profound implications for all spheres of life. But the ethical issues raised-and sometimes overlooked-by this revolution are glaring. This timely volume, written by scholars and practitioners at the forefront of genetic research-including Francis Collins, Elizabeth Thomson, C. Christopher Hook, Arthur Dyck, Allen Verhey, V. Elving Anderson, Marsha Fowler, and Charles Colson-will help readers assess from a Christian perspective the challenging ethical questions and difficult personal and social decision-making situations raised by today's genetic advancements.
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Studio: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.25" Width: 6.27" Height: 0.74" Weight: 1 lbs.
Release Date Mar 1, 2000
Publisher Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
ISBN 0802844286 ISBN13 9780802844286
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More About John F. Kilner, Frank E. Young & Rebecca D. Pentz
John F. Kilner (PhD, Harvard University) is the Franklin and Dorothy Forman Chair of Christian Ethics and Theology, professor of bioethics and contemporary culture, and director of bioethics programs at Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois. He is a senior fellow for The Center for Bioethics & Human Dignity, has authored or edited over twenty books, and has appeared on major media outlets such as NBC, FOX News, CBS, CNN, NPR, and the New York Times.
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Reviews - What do customers think about Genetic Ethics (Horizon in Bioethics Series)?
Horrible! Feb 19, 2007
Unfortunately, I did not read the fine print of this book. It is a christian based book with a huge bias. It does not address ETHICAL issues only religious arguments. I wish some of the authors would have been more educated on genetics and the field of genetic counseling, since it was evident that the authors were uneducated.