In the face of rapid medical advances in our world, bioethics is a serious concern for many in our society - Christians and non-Christians alike. Here, Gilbert Meilaender contends that it is imperative for Christians to think consciously about bioethical issues as Christians if they are not to risk losing their Christian identity. Working within a Christian vision of humans as free but infinite creatures who are in a relationship with God and one another, Meilaender examines a wide range of bioethical issues: assisted reproduction, abortion, gene therapy, genetic research, prenatal screening, suicide, euthanasia, organ donation, participation in research projects, and more.More
"This long-awaited theological reflection of medicine from the pen of one who goes deep spiritually and morally helps us fathom the profundity of the medical art." (Kenneth L. Vaux, Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary)
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