Health

Montage of images from NHS

Biblical teaching

Churchesí traditions

Moral theologians

Church leaders

Issues: birth related: abortion, cloning, contraception, eugenics, reproductive technologies

Exodus 21:22-3. If men who are fighting hit a pregnant woman and she gives birth prematurely, but there is no serious injury, the offender must be fined whatever the woman's husband demands and the court allows. But if there is serious injury, you are to take life for life.

Hosea 9: 14. Give them, O LORD-- what will you give them? Give them wombs that miscarry and breasts that are dry.

http://ethics.sandiego.edu/Applied/abortion/ specialist section of American ethics website
http://ethics.sandiego.edu/applied/bioethics/ ditto on eugenics and issues in reproductive technologies
http://ethics.sandiego.edu/Applied/Euthanasia/ ditto
http://members.aol.com/wutsamada2/ethics/rachels4.htm alternative views of abortion, inc J Fletcher ab on demand alcohol

biotechnology
collection of articles
http://www.ethicsweb.ca/books/biotech.htm
germ-line genetic intervention
http://www.ess.ucla.edu/huge/policy.html
circumcision

death related: euthanasia, suicide, NDEs

depression

drug use: pain relief, psychedelics & altered states of consciousness

faith healing: miracles, placebo effect

homeopathy and complementary medicine

plastic surgery body pearcing and tatoos,

mental health: exorcism

resource allocation: local and national triage

(innocent) suffering

Bibliography
Videos
CD roms
Websites

Cartoons and humour: http://www.med-psych.net/links/Medical_Humor-Jokes_and_Cartoons/
- abortion, world-wide
- euthanasiamental health

article reviewing current attitudes in church towards exorcism
- a plea for positive recognition of the importance of exorcism within the church


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