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The contrast between our burgeoning churches and the scant impact that Christians have on public policy, the university, or the professions is distressing. Dignity of human beings is constantly open to redefinition, and where much of our inheritance is coming under withering fire from those whose values are radically distinct from the Judeo-Christian tradition.
Addresses morality at the foundations of Christian bioethics. Drawing on Christianity of the first millennium, Engelhardt provides the ontological and epistemological foundations for a Christian bioethics that can remedy the onesidedness of a secular bioethics.
This book shows you how to distinguish and describe technical and ethical aspects of health-related issues provides you with a framework that teaches you the defining characteristics of moral professional-client relationship. Bioethics from a Faith Perspective stimulates expansion by including the religious dimension.
Joni offers insights of woman intimately acquainted with suffering and struggle. Dr. Cameron shares a vast knowledge of bioethics. Offers deeply informed perspectives on Human cloning, Designer babies, etc. Here is a book about the world that is coming and how to live out your faith with conviction in its midst.
Thobaben gives us a comprehensive treatment of myriad ethical issues involved in health care. Thobaben guides us into the realm of ethical discernment and decision-making by grasping the interconnections between health care in its various dimensions with the whole of true Christian living.
God in the Laboratory gives needed information and biblical perspectives on complex issues of bioethics. Believers can make moral decisions and face questions surrounding life science developments. Living and choosing faithfully will witness that Christ is the Lord of life.
Waters reflects on the formation, practice, and meaning of the Christian moral life in light of selected bioethical issues. He also examines the "posthuman project," exploring what it means to be human in light of the denial of mortality.
This book provides a condensed but comprehensive up-to-date overview of spirituality and its application to health care. The need for healthcare workers to provide spiritual care or meet patients' spiritual needs is gaining increasing importance in nursing and midwifery policy at local, national and international level. Internationally, there is a growing belief in spirituality as a valid dimension of care.
The purpose of this book is to make the reader think more clearly and deeply about the important issues discussed within. The discussion concludes with a chapter of practical and theoretical guidance for making ethical decisions.
Transforming Care addresses the question of how Christian faith molds nursing practice. Faith entails something more essential than evangelism or position on moral dilemmas, they deal with ordinary, everyday nature of nursing practice.
Servant Leadership in Nursing: Spirituality and Practice in Contemporary Health Care embraces philosophy that a true leader must be a servant of those he or she leads. Includes current info on servant leadership for nurses practicing in health care settings with a literature review on leadership in nursing and health care and servant leadership.
Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground, explores the relationship between spirituality and nursing, providing students and professionals with invaluable insights from a variety of perspectives.
The Nurse with an Alabaster Jar reminds Christian nurses that we are to pour out God's love for others. Scripture, prayer, and biblically-based nursing allows us to do so. O'Brien's powerful resource helps nurses discover how to break open the alabaster jar of God's living Word in caring for patients.
In Called to Care: A Christian Worldview for Nursing, J. A. Shelly and A. B. Miller define nursing for today on historically and theologically grounded understanding of the nurse's call: Nursing is a ministry of compassionate care for the whole person, in response to God's grace toward a sinful world, which aims to foster optimum health (shalom) and bring comfort in suffering and death for anyone in need. Called to Care asserts that nursing is a vocation, giving nurses a framework for understanding their mission and living out their calling: service to God through caring for others.