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Design and destiny : Jewish and Christian perspectives on human germline modification / edited by Ronald Cole-Turner.

Cole-Turner, Ronald, 1948- (Added Author).
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Subject: Medical genetics > Religious aspects > Judaism.
Medical genetics > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Genetic engineering > Religious aspects > Judaism.
Genetic engineering > Religious aspects > Christianity.
Genetic Engineering > ethics.
Bioethics.
Christianity.
Germ Cells.
Judaism.
Religion and Medicine.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9780262270632
  • ISBN: 0262270633
  • ISBN: 0262533014
  • ISBN: 9780262533010
  • ISBN: 0262033739
  • ISBN: 9780262033732
  • ISBN: 1282099329
  • ISBN: 9781282099326
  • ISBN: 9781435628038
  • ISBN: 1435628039
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Cambridge, MA : MIT Press, ©2008.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Religion and the question of human germline modification / Ronald Cole-Turner -- Judaism and germline modification / Elliot N. Dorff -- The Roman Catholic magisterium and genetic research: an overview and evaluation / Thomas A. Shannon -- A traditional Christian reflection on re-engineering human nature / H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr. -- Germline gene modification and the human condition before God / Nigel M. de S. Cameron and Amy Michelle Debaets -- Human germline therapy: proper human responsibility or playing God? / James J. Walter -- Germline genetics, human nature and social ethics / Lisa Sowle Cahill -- Freedom, conscience and virtue: theological perspectives on the ethics of inherited genetic modification / Celia Deane-Drummond -- Religion, genetics and the future / Ronald Cole-Turner.
Summary: Scholars discuss the genetic modification of embryonic cells from the viewpoints of traditional Jewish and Christian teaching, considering both the possible therapeutic benefits of this technology and moral concerns about its implementation.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Note: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212
Action Note: digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve
Source of Description Note: Print version record.
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