Is <title>Ecumenical Bioethics by Allyne Smith

Ecumenical Bioethics

Bioethics: A Christian Primer
by Gilbert Meilaender
Grand Rapids: Eerdmans, 1996.
(120 pages, $10.00, paper)

Body, Soul and Bioethics
by Gilbert Meilaender
Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1996.
(134 pages, $21.95, cloth)

reviewed by Allyne Smith

Gilbert Meilaender, professor of theological ethics at Valparaiso University, has produced two recent books for Christians in the increasingly important area of bioethics. Bioethics: A Christian Primer is, as its title suggests, an introductory work for the average reflective Christian. In addition to the specific issues discussed below, Meilaender considers genetic advances, prenatal screening, suici . . .


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