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Theology and biotechnology

Celia Deane-Drummond

Theology and biotechnology

implications for a new science

by Celia Deane-Drummond

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Published by Geoffrey Chapman in London, Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biotechnology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Biotechnology -- Environmental aspects.,
  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.,
  • Biotechnology -- Moral and ethical aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementCelia Deane-Drummond.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 162 p. ;
    Number of Pages162
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18126891M
    ISBN 100225668513, 0225668491

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Theology and biotechnology by Celia Deane-Drummond Download PDF EPUB FB2

While giving attention to the embryo question and indeed to the meaning of ‘playing God’, this article surveys more generally some religiously significant aspects of recent genetics and biotechnology.

The first section considers what genetics suggests about human nature. The next section, on biotechnology, looks first at work on plants and animals, but moves quickly to human Cited by: 3.

Theology and Biotechnology Posted by Peter Lawler I’m very recently back from a very high-level conference at BYU on a bold, deep, timely, and original forthcoming book in MY ISI Religion and Culture Series--Richard Sherlock’s NATURE’S END: THE THEOLOGICAL MEANING OF THE NEW GENETICS.

SEASON 3, EPISODE 5. Gerald McKenny, CTI Member and Professor of Theology at the University of Notre Dame, discusses his new book, "Biotechnology, Human Nature, and Christian Ethics," Theology and biotechnology book into the question of the moral status of human nature, including the.

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Challenging the received wisdom in popular environmental theology, the book defends the role of the human person as steward of creation and presents a human-centred Christian environmental ethics rooted in the Kantian tradition of moral philosophy.

From this vantage point the author critiques the partiality of many contemporary environmental 3/5(1). Paul Scherz is Associate Professor of Moral Theology/Ethics in the School of Theology and Religious Studies at the Catholic University of America.

He holds a BA from UC Berkeley, a PhD in Genetics from Harvard, and an MTS and PhD in Moral Theology from the University of Notre Dame. Scherz researches the moral theology of biotechnology and. The comprehensive examination is based on the areas of study in the M.T.S.

curriculum, including the areas of Sacred Scripture, biotechnology, fundamental and systematic theology, philosophy, moral theology, law, and science. Each of the M.T.S. specializations has its own examination, in accordance with the differences in the two curricula.

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The book distinguishes between the power of narrative in biblical theology and the power of application in systematic theology, but also emphasizes the importance of their collaboration in ministry.

Having laid the foundation for pastoral ministry, Lawrence uses the three tools to build a biblical theology, telling the entire story of the Bible. Autonomy and Food Biotechnology in Theological Ethics Cathriona Russell. Challenging the received wisdom in popular environmental theology, the book defends the role of the human person as steward of creation and presents a human-centred Christian environmental ethics rooted in the Kantian tradition of moral philosophy.

From this vantage. He is the author of To Relieve the Human Condition (SUNY Press, ), The Analogy of Grace: Karl Barth’s Moral Theology (Oxford University Press, ), and Biotechnology, Human Nature and Christian Ethics (Cambridge University Press, ) along with about fifty articles and book chapters in Christian ethics, biomedical ethics, the ethics.

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This book's contribution to a theological understanding of science and technology helps in showing how Christian theology can provide a solid framework for considering these issues. Author Bio Ronald Cole-Turner is H. Parker Sharp Professor of Theology and Ethics at Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Christian news and views about Biotechnology. The best articles from Christianity Today on Biotechnology. In many ways, the book reads like a dissertation rather than an apologetic for a theological approach to bioethics. The title is misleading in that the "food biotechnology" portion is almost exclusively described in chapter 1 and not seriously revisited elsewhere in the book.

Biotechnology has the ability to solve the upcoming problems of the world’s increasing population. However, there is often reluctance among the public to accept and support biotechnological. Autonomy and food biotechnology in theological ethics.

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Ethics of Human Biotechnology,” in Without Nature. A New Condition for Theology, edited by David Albertson & Cabell King, Fordham University Press,pp. “Desire for the Transcendent: Engelhardt and Christian Ethics,” in At the Roots of.

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This power to shape and create forms of life has sometimes been described as the power to "play God" and this book is about the ethics of "playing God" in the field of biotechnology. International scholars cover moral dilemmas posed by biotechnology, from the smallest cells through animals to the engineering of human beings.These essays are part of a ten-year project cosponsored by the Vatican Observatory and the Center for Theology and the Natural Sciences in Berkeley, seeking to rediscover a place for divine action in a scientific age.

The book exhibits neither Rolston’s optimistic exuberance nor Ruse’s dogged insistence on the explanatory power of Darwinism.©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC