The Sanctity of Human Life.
By: Novak, David.Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Publisher: Washington : Georgetown University Press, 2007Description: 1 online resource (203 p.).ISBN: 9781589014664 (electronic bk.); 1589014669 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Medical ethics -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Embryonic stem cells -- Research -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | National health services -- Religious aspects -- Judaism | Assisted suicide -- Religious aspects -- JudaismAdditional physical formats: Print version:: Sanctity of Human LifeDDC classification: 174.2 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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CONTENTS; PREFACE; Chapter 1 ON THE USE OF EMBRYONIC STEM CELLS; Chapter 2 A JEWISH ARGUMENT FOR SOCIALIZED MEDICINE; Chapter 3 PHYSICIAN-ASSISTED SUICIDE; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX.
Heated debates are not unusual when confronting tough medical issues where it seems that moral and religious perspectives often erupt in conflict with philosophical or political positions. In The Sanctity of Human Life, Jewish theologian David Novak acknowledges that it is impossible not to take into account the theological view of human life, but the challenge is how to present the religious perspective to nonreligious people. In doing so, he shows that the two positionsthe theological and the philosophicalaren't as far apart as they may seem. Novak digs deep into Jewish scripture and tradit.
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