From autumn 2012 - Matters of Life and Death (2nd Edition)
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CMF / IVP 2009
£10.00 RRP (but £4.00 on 12-12 scheme)
Informative, insightful and personally challenging, this book will cause you to reflect on your own beliefs and the reasoning behind them. It will make you question the values society has placed on life, and how that has affected current medical ethics and practice.
John Wyatt is Emeritus Professor of Ethics and Perinatology at University College London. He writes from a wealth of clinical experience and research, and discusses very complex issues with utmost sensitivity and delicacy, reflecting on biblical concepts and drawing examples from his personal experience. His approach is systematic and easy to follow. He brings a fresh perspective to the domain, combining his strong Christian values and his experience as a practising doctor. During his deep exploration of each issue, he reflects on biblical concepts and applies them to each situation.
Reading this book has increased my knowledge of medical ethics and strengthened my personal convictions regarding issues such as euthanasia and embryonic stem cell research. It is without doubt a must-read for any Christian medical student and I could not recommend it enough.Article written by Christi Brasted