Book Review – Christian Bioethics by C. Ben Mitchell & D. Joy Riley

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Christian BioethicsEveryone has a moral standard. Everyone has a moral position on abortion, capital punishment, orphanhood, plastic surgery, etc. But while everyone could tell you what their moral position is they cannot necessarily tell you why that is their moral position. Morals tell us what we will and will not do but ethics tell us why we will and will not do those things. Ethics are the science (or reasons) behind our morals and morals are our ethics in practice. Most people do not think far enough into the ethics behind their morals. Unfortunately, Christians do the same thing. Many don’t bother to examine the why questions and others don’t know how to.

As science continues to make new discoveries that greatly benefit the medical community, and those who receive its care, there has come with those advancements a whole host of ethical dilemmas that Christians must face – both medical professional…

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