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Author Rusthoven, James.

Title Covenantal biomedical ethics for contemporary medicine : an alternative to principles-based ethics / James J. Rusthoven ; foreword by Craig G. Bartholomew
Published Eugene, Oregon : Pickwick Publications, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 314 pages)
Contents Part 1. The rise and dominance of principles-based biomedical ethics. The rise of principlism in response to an ethical crisis -- Challenges to principlism -- Perspectives on principles from diverse faith traditions -- Richness and depth of understanding within faith traditions -- Part 2. A modest proposal for a biblical covenantal biomedical ethic. Conceptual support for covenantal biomedical ethics -- Groundwork for a contemporary covenantal ethic -- Envisioning medicine within a covenantal ethic -- The four principles revisited -- Epilogue: The end of the beginning
Notes Revision of the author's thesis (Ph. D.)--University of Bristol, 2011, under title: A Christian covenantal ethical model for biomedical ethics : an alternative to principles-based ethics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 281-300) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Bioethics -- Religious aspects.
Medical ethics -- Religious aspects.
Medical ethics.
Medicine -- Religious aspects.
Religion and ethics.
Form Electronic book
Author Bartholomew, Craig G., 1961- author of introduction, etc
ISBN 1630873004 (electronic bk.)
9781630873004 (electronic bk.)