Bearing Witness Download Cover Request Review Copy Request Exam Copy

Bearing Witness

Religious Meanings in Bioethics

by Courtney S. Campbell

Published by: Wipf and Stock Publishers

338 Pages, 7.00 x 10.00 x 0.68 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781532662737
  • Published: September 2019

$40.00 / £30.00 / AU$55.00

Buy

Shipping Options

Buy

Buy

Buy

Purchasing options are not available in this country.

  • eBook
  • 9781532662751
  • Published: September 2019

$40.00 / £30.00 / AU$55.00

Buy

Shipping Options

Buy

Buy

Buy

Purchasing options are not available in this country.

  • Hardcover
  • 9781532662744
  • Published: September 2019

$65.00 / £49.00 / AU$88.00

Buy

Shipping Options

Buy

Buy

Buy

Purchasing options are not available in this country.

Other Retailers:

In Bearing Witness, Courtney S. Campbell draws on his experience as a teacher, scholar, and a bioethics consultant to propose an innovative interpretation of the significance of religious values and traditions for bioethics and health care. The book offers a distinctive exposition of a covenantal ethic of gift-response-responsibility-transformation that informs a quest for meaning in the profound choices that patients, families, and professionals face in creating, sustaining, and ending life. Campbell's account of "bearing witness" offers new understandings of formative ethical concepts, situates medicine as a calling and vocation rooted in concepts of healing, affirms professional commitments of presence for suffering and dying persons, and presents a prophetic critique of medical-assisted death. This book offers compelling critiques of secular models of medical professionalism and of individualistic assumptions that distort the physician-patient relationship. This innovative interpretation bears witness to the relevance of religious perspectives on an array of bioethical issues from new reproductive technologies to genetics to debates over end-of-life ethics and bears witness against the oddities of a market-oriented and consumerist vision of health care that is especially salient for an era of health-care reform.
X

Privacy Policy and Cookies

We have recently updated our Privacy Policy. This outlines how and why we collect, store and use your personal data when you use our website. Like most websites, we use cookies to improve our service and make your user experience better. See our updated Privacy Policy to find out more about cookies and how we use your data.

Okay, thanks