close
CMF on Facebook CMF on Twitter CMF on YouTube RSS Get in Touch with CMF
menu resources

nucleus: winter 2005

Editorial

If I said that medical school was all about revision and exams, on the face of it I wouldn’t be far off the mark. Barely a week goes by without one year group or another becoming stressed, focusing on the minutiae that come up in the dreaded MCQs. Often, the...

Read Full Editorial...

Eugenics - Same Old Story?

On 29 September this year the People Against Eugenics (PAE) gathered outside the Royal Society (RS),[1] a respected scientific academy in central London, to oppose a conference on its premises.[2] PAE declared that, ‘This conference is part of a deliberate strategy to advance a eugenic agenda.’ The RS was quick to...

Read Full 'Article'...

UCL Christian Union - Trials of 2004

University College London (UCL) has two Christian societies, namely the main Christian Union (CU) and the Christian Medics (CM) group. Historically, we have worked closely together to bring people to Christ, with the CU catering for most students and CM having a more medical flavour. We hope that this testimony...

Read Full 'Article'...

News Review

BPAS controversy The British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), Britain’s leading abortion provider, has become the subject of controversy after a Telegraph exposé revealed that they have referred women to Spain for abortions after the UK legal limit of 24 weeks. A heavily pregnant reporter contacted BPAS for information about terminations, asking whether...

Read Full News Item...

Intelligent Design

The observation was only a pair of sentences near the end of a review - just the sort of point made in passing that a hasty reader might overlook. But those two sentences in the journal Science, from Yale University biology professor Timothy Goldsmith, reflect a historic shift in the...

Read Full 'Article'...

Me - a Witness to Patients?

Many students feel frustrated that there are limitations set on the clinical procedures they can do on the wards before they qualify. When it comes to being a Christian witness, no such boundaries exist: students have at least as much opportunity as anybody else, and usually more time. So take...

Read Full 'Article'...

Deadly Questions - Miracles

Have you ever been embarrassed by the miracles in the Bible? Have you winced at the thought of defending them before your medical colleagues? How about the account of creation,[2] the ten plagues of the Exodus,[3] the day the sun stood still,[4] or perhaps some of the healing miracles of...

Read Full Article...

Ethical Enigma 10

The current law allows married couples and single parents to adopt. Social workers assess the applicants and decide whether they are suitable for the child who needs parenting. From 2005 the law will change to make provision for unmarried couples to adopt. Our liberal government has made no stipulation, deliberately,...

Read Full Article...

Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview (Book Review)

In an address given in 1980, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, Charles Malik, identified what he saw as the two tasks of evangelism: saving the soul and saving the mind; converting people not only spiritually, but also intellectually. The western church, he warned, is lagging dangerously behind with this...

Read Full Book Review...

Letters

Editor, Thank you for another excellent Nucleus. It’s always interesting, informative and provocative. Referring to the article, ‘Dodging the elephant’ (Nucleus 2004; October:2-5), I can’t help but think that our efforts to be politically correct in the medical terminology we use to describe the unborn simply adds to muddled thinking...

Read Full Letter...
Christian Medical Fellowship:
uniting & equipping Christian doctors & nurses
© 2018 Christian Medical Fellowship. A company limited by guarantee.
Registered in England no. 6949436. Registered Charity no. 1131658.
Design: S2 Design & Advertising Ltd, Technical: ctrlcube