Leben in des Menschen Hand?: Genetik und medizinische Ethik

Zeitschrift Für Evangelische Ethik 43 (1):137-148 (1999)


This article deals with theological criterions of medical ethics which depends on biblical anthropology and Christian doctrine for the Creation. It criticizes the assertion that life is not disposible as an example of wrong deduction from is to ought. The article also deals with the concept of person and the moral status of embryos and discusses the consequences for medical genetics and prenatal diagnostics

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