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Category Archives: Bio-Medical Ethics
I am continually amazed at the lack of sensitivity and pastoral grace that many Christians have regarding their response to a death by suicide. There was a time when Christians–Catholic, Orthodox and Protestant–generally considered suicide an “unpardonable sin.” For this … Continue reading
Like many of my readers, at least those who are over fifty, I take a statin drug every day. I take a very small dose (10mg) of Lipitor. I have read a great deal about these drugs, as should any … Continue reading
Stem Cell research may be on the verge of a whole new opportunity for advancement that could solve the ethical dilemma faced by harvesting stem cells from human embryos that requires the destruction of human life. New research published this … Continue reading
The stem cell debate is going to be even bigger in the 110th Congress. Democrats have promised to overturn the president’s opposition to harvesting embryonic stem cells if possible. This whole issue amazes me, at least on one level. As … Continue reading
Two bio-ethical issues have recently been debated and decided at the federal level in an attempt to create a culture more favorable to human life. The first was the Senate bill to allow federal funding for embryonic stem-cell research. As … Continue reading