Changing Genes: A Christian Approach to Human Genetic Testing and Therapy
Subject
Human Genetics
Description
The EFC's discussion paper on genetics, Changing Genes: A Christian Approach to Human Genetic Testing and Therapy, was released in April 1998. Changing Genes outlines several biblical principles that apply to genetics and includes a short primer on genetics, explaining things like what DNA is and how it works. Changing Genes raises questions about how to respond to new genetic technologies and outlines some legal and societal concerns about the future of genetic testing. The paper ends with practical suggestions on how to minister to those who have genetic diseases.
Content
I. Introduction
II. Biblical Principles
III Brief Primer on Genetics, Genetic Testing and Gene Therapy
IV. What are the Issues?
V. Suggestions Regarding Ministering to Individuals with a Genetic Condition
VI. Conclusion
VII. Glossary of Terms
VIII. Suggested Reading
IX. Acknowledgements
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Posted : 2012-07-26 19:15:42 GMT
Author/Authors : The Evangelical Fellowship of Canada
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Publication Date : April 1998
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