Religion, Medical Ethics, and Transplants
Hanford, Jack T.
Journal of Medical Humanities. 1993 Spring; 14(1): 33-38.
This article describes the exclusion of public expressions of religion from the history of bioethics during recent decades. It offers a proposal to include the public church for the purpose of gaining donations of vital organs for transplantation. I also include a brief discussion of theological support and practical suggestions for such a program.
Altruism; Bioethics; Christian Ethics; Common Good; Communication; Cultural Pluralism; Directed Donation; Education; Ethics; Jewish Ethics; Medical Ethics; Organ Donation; Protestants; Public Policy; Religion; Religious Ethics; Required Request; Roman Catholics; Scarcity; Theology; Tissue Donation; Transplantation; Voluntary Programs;