By Mark J. Hanson
Developments in biotechnology, similar to cloning and the deciphering of the human genome, are producing questions and offerings that commonly have fallen in the realm of faith and philosophy: the definition of human lifestyles, human vs. divine keep an eye on of nature, the connection among human and non-human existence, and the intentional manipulation of the mechanisms of existence and dying.
In Claiming energy over Life, 8 individuals problem policymakers to acknowledge the price of non secular perspectives on biotechnology and talk about how top to combine the knowledge of the Christian and Jewish traditions into public coverage debates. Arguing that civic discourse at the topic has been impoverished through an lack of ability to house spiritual insights productively, they determine the ways that non secular proposal can give a contribution to policymaking. Likewise, the authors problem non secular leaders and students to benefit approximately biotechnology, handle the vital concerns it increases, and take part constructively within the ethical debates it engenders.
The ebook can be of price to policymakers, spiritual leaders, ethicists, and all these drawn to matters surrounding the intersection of faith and biotechnology policy.
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