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Multiple Entries In The Encyclopedia Of Christianity In The United States, Daniel Rhodes Nov 2016

Multiple Entries In The Encyclopedia Of Christianity In The United States, Daniel Rhodes

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List of Entries Authored by Daniel P Rhodes in the Encyclopedia of Christianity in the United States: 1).Orestes Augustus Brownson 2). Christian Community Development Association 3). Frank William Stringfellow 4). Marcus Garvey 5). Open Doors (Mission Organization) 6). World Gospel Mission 7). Henry Lyman Morehouse


Beguiling Religion: The Bifurcations And Biopolitics Of Spirituality And Medicine, M. Therese Lysaught Jan 2012

Beguiling Religion: The Bifurcations And Biopolitics Of Spirituality And Medicine, M. Therese Lysaught

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Medicine As Friendship With God: Anointing The Sick As A Theological Hermeneutic, M. Therese Lysaught Apr 2009

Medicine As Friendship With God: Anointing The Sick As A Theological Hermeneutic, M. Therese Lysaught

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A theological bioethics needs, first, a theological politics. The thesis of this essay rests on the claim that the contours of a theological politics are found in the nature of sacramental practices. More specifically, a theological politics of medicine is found in the sacramental practice of anointing of the sick. Anointing provides a radically theological hermeneutic—a theologically robust vision for interpreting medicine that, if enacted, can powerfully make real God's work in the world. Such a vision is embodied in one particular twentieth-century exemplar—the organization called Partners In Health (PIH) and its cofounder, Paul Farmer. Farmer and ...


Christian Traditions Of Peace: Just War And Pacifism, M. Therese Lysaught Mar 2003

Christian Traditions Of Peace: Just War And Pacifism, M. Therese Lysaught

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Genetic Testing's "Soft Underbelly": Christian Vision And Bio-Utopia, M Therese Lysaught Apr 2001

Genetic Testing's "Soft Underbelly": Christian Vision And Bio-Utopia, M Therese Lysaught

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To distinguish genetic testing's positive aspects from its downsides, we who work in Catholic health care must begin examining these new technologies in the light of our faith tradition. In this article, as a first step in creating such a theological-moral critique, I identify: • four dimensions of genetic testing that belie its benevolent image • Three central Christian beliefs that are useful in assessing or challenging various assumptions and practices associated with genetic testing By bringing the latter to bear on the former, I hope to provide a model for how further theological-moral critique might proceed.


A Review Of A Different Death: Euthanasia And The Christian Tradition By Edward J. Larson And Darrel W. Amundsen, M. Therese Lysaught Jan 2000

A Review Of A Different Death: Euthanasia And The Christian Tradition By Edward J. Larson And Darrel W. Amundsen, M. Therese Lysaught

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No abstract provided.