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Handbook of Bioethics and Religion
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Handbook of Bioethics and Religion

David E. Guinn

Abstract

This book discusses the role of religion in a religiously pluralistic liberal society, namely the United States. Nowhere else in the public realm do the fundamental religious questions about the meaning and nature of life arise in a context where resort to a political answer is the norm. Many people continue to insist that the US Constitution precludes religious participation in the political process, while others insist that by denying a role to religion we fundamentally discriminate against people of faith. As the chapters in this book demonstrate, the issues are complex and multifaceted. Th ... More

Keywords: pluralistic, assisted suicide, stem cell research, cloning, reproductive health, alternative medicine, public bioethics, justice, healthcare, public policy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2006 Print ISBN-13: 9780195178739
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2006 DOI:10.1093/0195178734.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

David E. Guinn, editor
DePaul University