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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

Contents

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Introduction

David E. Guinn

1 A History of Religion and Bioethics

Albert R. Jonsen, and David E. Guinn

2 Theology's Role in Public Bioethics

Lisa Sowle Cahill, and David E. Guinn

4 Bioethics, Religion, and Linguistic Capital

Tod Chambers, and David E. Guinn

7 “These and Those Are the Words of the Living God”

Elliot N. Dorff, and David E. Guinn

8 Public Discourse and Reasonable Pluralism

H. Tristram Engelhardt Jr., and David E. Guinn

9 Law and Bioethics in Rodriguez v. Canada

David E. Guinn, Edward W. Keyserlingk, Wendy Morton, and David E. Guinn

10 The NBAC Report on Cloning

M. Cathleen Kaveny, and David E. Guinn

11 Philosophy, Theology, and the Claims of Justice

Karen Lebacqz, and David E. Guinn

12 “No Harm, No Harassment”

Abdulaziz Sachedina, and David E. Guinn

13 Ethics of Ambiguity

Ronald Y. Nakasone, and David E. Guinn

14 “On One Path or the Other”

Nigel M. de S. Cameron, and David E. Guinn

15 Apples and Oranges

Gail Gaisin Glicksman, Allen Glicksman, and David E. Guinn

16 The Heart of the Matter

David E. Guinn, and David E. Guinn

17 Bioethical Entanglements of Race, Religion, and AIDS

Michele Goodwin, and David E. Guinn

18 The Delivery of Controversial Services

Maura A. Ryan, and David E. Guinn

19 Catholic Health Care in the Public Square

Clarke E. Cochran, and David E. Guinn

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