Kevin William Wildes
Springer Science & Business Media, Jan 1, 1997 - Medical - 243 pages
Infertility: A Crossroad of Faith, Medicine, and Technology brings together a diverse group of clinicians, theologians, and philosophers to examine the use of reproductive technologies in the light of the Roman Catholic moral tradition and recent teaching. The book provides relevant background information (e.g. Donum Vitae from the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith) as it explores the psychological, social, legal, and moral contexts of reproductive medicine.
This book is Volume 3 of Catholic Studies in Bioethics in the series Philosophy and Medicine.
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