Center Resources - Spring 2002

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The New Medicine

Nigel M. de S Cameron, Ph.D.

Argues that in the absence of the Hipprocratic prohibition against the killing of patients by their physicians, the fundamental value of protecting life is displaced. The author contends that it is imperative for the medical profession to return to its Hippocreatic roots. 187 pp.

#B304 M price $16 NM price $20

Bioethics: A Christian Approach in a Pluralistic Age

Scott Rae, Ph.D.; Paul Cox, Ph.D.

Assesses various secular approaches to bioethics which are particularly influential today and develops a framework for a Christian approach– providing an account of the central theological notions crucial to an informed Christian perspective on bioethics. 326 pp.

#B101 M price $19 NM price $24

Bioengagement: Making a Christian Difference Through Bioethics Today

Sets forth a vision of Christian leadership in public policy, addresses the reciprocal effect of bioethics and culture, and offers timely strategies for impacting today’s society on issues central to human life and dignity. It takes seriously the Christian mandate to engage today’s contemporary culture on the crucial issues raised by biotechnology. 265 pp.

#B007 M price $17 NM price $22

Genetic Ethics: Do the Ends Justify the Genes?

Addresses from a Christian perspective the challenges and ethical issues presented by genetic disease, genetic research and technology, genetic testing and counseling, and genetic intervention. 291 pp. #B003 M price $17 NM price $22


Complete set of all 4 booklets #BSETO1 M set price $11 • NM set price $14 • M booklet price $3• NM booklet price $4

Alternative Medicine

96-page booklet includes answers to questions such as "Is using acupuncture of herbal remedies an acceptable therapy?" 


End of Life Decisions

89-page booklet includes answers to questions such as "Should suffering be avoided at all costs?" 


Sexuality and Reproductive Technology

77-page booklet includes answers to questions such as "Is it ok to use fertility drugs or in vitro fertilization?" 

Code #B203

Suicide and Euthanasia

80-page booklet includes answers to questions such as "How does human dignity relate to the taking of human life?"


Features Speaker's Resources

A = Audio • V = Video • M = Member • NM = Non-member audios: M price = $5 NM price = $7 • videos: M price = $12 NM Price = $16*

Sen. Sam Brownback

Senator of R-Kansas

Faith, Politics, and the Human Embryo

Relays his personal faith experience and how that influences his political involvement in bioethical issues.

C. Ben Mitchell, Ph.D.

Prof. of Bioethics and Contemporary Culture at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School

Ethical Challenges Ahead

Highlights critical ethical challenges expected to emerge in the coming biotechnology age, and suggests a strategy for societal engagement in the next decade and beyond.

C. Christopher Hook, M.D.

Hematologist, Mayo Clinic

Director of Ethics Education, Mayo Graduate School of Medicine

Cybernetics and Nanotechnology

Provides a review of current and anticipated advances in cybernetics and nanotechnology and considers the significant ethical concerns associated with these fields.

Nancy Jones, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Pathology, Wake Forest School of Medicine

Transgenic (Hybrid) Human/Animals

Underscores the need for the Church to address the ethical implications of creating organisms which contain both human and animal genetic material.

Henk Jochemsen, Ph.D.

Director, Lindeboom Institute for Medical ethics (Ede, The Netherlands)

The Fallacy of Reducing People to Genetics

Examines the history and basis for considering people to be, primarily, a product of their genetics.