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God, Ethics and the Human Genome

Mark Bratton

Paperback 2009-07-01

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Advances in genetic science and medicine over the last few decades raise questions for us all, such as: How far should we intervene in 'natural' processes? How far should we go to alleviate suffering? What constitutes a worthwhile life? What does it mean to be made in the image of God? Exploring these questions and more, God, Ethics and the Human Genome aims to equip the Church and individual Christians to engage with theological, ethical and legal issues relating to the human genome. This ground-breaking contribution to the issues surrounding the human genome brings together leading experts and thinkers from a range of disciplines to help the non-expert engage with this vital area in the light of the Christian gospel.

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Publisher Description

Advances in genetic science and medicine over the last few decades raise questions for us all, such as: How far should we intervene in 'natural' processes? How far should we go to alleviate suffering? What constitutes a worthwhile life? What does it mean to be made in the image of God? Exploring these questions and more, God, Ethics and the Human Genome aims to equip the Church and individual Christians to engage with theological, ethical and legal issues relating to the human genome. This ground-breaking contribution to the issues surrounding the human genome brings together leading experts and thinkers from a range of disciplines to help the non-expert engage with this vital area in the light of the Christian gospel.

Koorong Code293109
ISBN0715141392
EAN9780715141397
Pages208
DepartmentAcademic
CategoryChristian Worldview
Sub-CategoryPower & Politics
PublisherChurch House Publishing Inc
Publication DateJul 2009
Dimensions11 x 156 x 234mm
Weight0.300kg