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Biblical and Religious Resources: Biomedical Ethics

A guide to Bibles, commentaries, theology, church history, and other related material

Biomedical Ethics Links

Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity -- An international educational center whose purpose is to bring Christian perspectives to bear on contemporary bioethical challenges facing individuals, families, communities, and societies. Projects to date have addressed such topics as euthanasia, genetic technologies, abortion, and the changing face of health care.

Counterbalance Interactive Library -- Offers new views on complex issues from science, ethics, philosophy, and religion. Here you'll find extensive resources on the evolution/creation controversy, biomedical ethical challenges, and much more.

Culture of Life Foundation -- A social policy research institute that exists to reveal and present the truths about the human person at all stages of life and in all conditions. The CLF's goal is to affect public policy by promoting and making available to the public scientific and other factual information relevant to debates about human life and dignity. To this end The Culture of Life Foundation seeks to be an educator to deepen public understanding of bioethics, marriage and family, human dignity and human solidarity.

Ethical Conduct of Clinical Research Involving Children -- A 2004 study by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Institute of Child Health and Development, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Ethical Considerations for Research on Housing-Related Health Hazards Involving Children -- A 2005 research project funded by the U. S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency.

Eugenics, the Girardean Theory of Sacrifice, and the New Darwinian Ethics -- A 2011 article by Thomas Ryba in Agathos.

Jewish-Christian Bioethics in Contemporary America -- A course by Cristian Richie.

 

NOTE:  Books listed below can be read online.  Clicking the blue text beside each of the book entries below will automatically take you to the online book.

Biomedical Ethics Books