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    Playing God? Human Genetic Engineering and the Rationalization of Public Bioethical Debate.John Berkman, Stanley Hauerwas, Jeffrey Stout, Gilbert Meilaender, James F. Childress & John H. Evans - 2004 - Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 24 (1):183-217.
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    Neither Beast nor God: The Dignity of the Human Person.Gilbert Meilaender - 2009 - Encounter Books.
    In Neither Beast Nor God, Gilbert Meilaender elaborates the philosophical, social, theological, and political implications of the question of dignity, and ...
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    Comforting When We Cannot Heal: The Ethics of Palliative Sedation.Gilbert Meilaender - 2018 - Theoretical Medicine and Bioethics 39 (3):211-220.
    This essay considers whether palliative sedation is or is not appropriate medical care. This requires one to consider whether, in addition to the good of health, relief of suffering is also a proper end of medicine; whether unconsciousness can ever be a good for a human being; and how double-effect reasoning can help us think about difficult cases. The author concludes that palliative sedation may be proper medical care, but only in a limited range of cases.
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    Bioethics: A Primer for Christians.Gilbert Meilaender - 2005 - W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co..
    This new edition of his "Bioethics features updated information throughout, a fuller discussion of human embryos -- including stem cell research -- and a ...
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    Paul Ramsey Remembered.Gilbert Meilaender - 2018 - Christian Bioethics 24 (2):126-132.
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    The End of Sex: Finis or Telos?Gilbert Meilaender - 2019 - Christian Bioethics 25 (2):216-226.
    In a widely noted book, Henry Greely has suggested that “the end of sex” is on the horizon. By this he means that sexual activity for pleasure will be increasingly disconnected from the process by which children are conceived—a result of the growing availability of what he terms Easy PGD. This essay explores the possibility that this sense of an “end” of sex fails to attend adequately to another sense of “end”—namely, the telos that connects human sexual activity to the (...)
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    Terra Es Animata : On Having a Life.Gilbert Meilaender - 2009 - In John P. Lizza (ed.), Defining the Beginning and End of Life: Readings on Personal Identity and Bioethics. Johns Hopkins University Press. pp. 25-32.
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    Terra Es Animata On Having a Life.Gilbert Meilaender - 1993 - Hastings Center Report 23 (4):25.
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    Sweet Necessities: Food, Sex, and Saint Augustine.Gilbert Meilaender - 2001 - Journal of Religious Ethics 29 (1):3 - 18.
    Central to Augustine's understanding of rightly ordered sexuality is his belief that the pleasure of the act should not be separated from its good (procreation). It is useful to observe that he reasons in a similar way about eating: that the pleasure of eating should not be separated from its good (nourishment). Inadequacies in his understanding of the purpose of food and eating may be instructive when we think about inadequacies in his understanding of sex. If there is more to (...)
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    On Removing Food and Water: Against the Stream.Gilbert Meilaender - 1984 - Hastings Center Report 14 (6):11-13.
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    Faith and Faithfulness: Basic Themes in Christian Ethics.Gilbert Meilaender - 1991
    Gilbert Meilaender here offers reflections on the moral life from within the life of faith. Drawing on such diverse sources as E.B. White, Alasdair MacIntyre, Augustine and Felix Salten, the author of Bambi, Meilaender focuses on the particular shape of the Christian life as it pertains to the commitments of believers and to the way in which those commitments form moral vision.
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  12. Book Review: Jennifer A. Herdt, Putting on Virtue: The Legacy of the Splendid Vices (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2008). Xi + 454 Pp. US$55/ 32.50 (Hb), ISBN 978-0-226-32724-. [REVIEW]Gilbert Meilaender - 2010 - Studies in Christian Ethics 23 (1):97-102.
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    Against Consensus: Christians and Public Bioethics.Gilbert Meilaender - 2005 - Studies in Christian Ethics 18 (1):75-88.
    The author suggests that Christian participation in public policy deliberations about bioethical issues may be helped by structures which do not require the search for consensus (or, in particular, the kind of ‘overlapping consensus’ favoured by Rawlsians) on policy. This argument is made, first, by a general discussion of the place of religious visions within public discourse and, second, by an examination of the structure and some of the reports of the President’s Council on Bioethics (USA).
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  14. Friendship: A Study in Theological Ethics.Gilbert C. Meilaender - 1983 - Journal of Religious Ethics 11 (1):163-164.
     
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    A Feminist Medical Ethics?No Longer Patient: Feminist Ethics & Health CareFeminist Perspectives in Medical Ethics.Gilbert Meilaender - 1993 - Hastings Center Report 23 (3):43-44.
  16. Human Dignity : Exploring and Explicating the Council's Vision.Gilbert Meilaender - 2008 - In Adam Schulman (ed.), Human Dignity and Bioethics: Essays Commissioned by the President's Council on Bioethics. [President's Council on Bioethics.
     
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    Eritis Sicut Deus: Moral Theory and the Sin of Pride.Gilbert Meilaender - 1986 - Faith and Philosophy 3 (4):397-415.
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    “The Things Relevant to Mortal Life”: Divorcing Augustine From Rawls.Gilbert Meilaender - 1997 - Journal for Peace and Justice Studies 8 (2):63-68.
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    Flesh of My Flesh: The Ethics of Cloning Humans a Reader.Gregory E. Pence, George Annas, Stephen Jay Gould, George Johnson, Axel Kahn, Leon Kass, Philip Kitcher, R. C. Lewontin, Gilbert Meilaender, Timothy F. Murphy, National Bioethics Advisory Commission, Chief Justice John Roberts & James D. Watson - 1998 - Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
    Flesh of My Flesh is a collection of articles by today's most respected scientists, philosophers, bioethicists, theologians, and law professors about whether we should allow human cloning. It includes historical pieces to provide background for the current debate. Religious, philosophical, and legal points of view are all represented.
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    A Little Monarchy.Gilbert Meilaender - 1978 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 53 (4):401-415.
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    Our Vocabularies, Our Selves.Gilbert Meilaender - 1994 - Hastings Center Report 24 (3):13-14.
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    Josef Pieper: Explorations in the Thought of a Philosopher of Virtue.Gilbert Meilaender & Gilbert Meilander - 1983 - Journal of Religious Ethics 11 (1):114 - 134.
    In a time of intensified interest in an "ethic of virtue," Josef Pieper stands out as one who has pondered and written about the virtues for many years. This paper explores some aspects of Pieper's thought about the virtues and focuses especially on four problems: (1) the question of the unity of the virtues; (2) the relation between natural and theological virtues; (3) the dangers for Christian ethics of picturing virtue as habitual; and (4) the question whether virtue needs any (...)
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    Case Studies: The Anencephalic Newborn as Organ Donor.Michael R. Harrison & Gilbert Meilaender - 1986 - Hastings Center Report 16 (2):21.
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    "Love's Casuistry": Paul Ramsey on Caring for the Terminally Ill.Gilbert Meilaender - 1991 - Journal of Religious Ethics 19 (2):133 - 156.
    This paper explores Paul Ramsey's thought on the question of how properly to care for the sick and dying. Ramsey's views were carefully articulated in "The Patient as Person" and, eight years later, "Ethics at the Edges of Life". Those two treatments are the centerpiece of analysis here, an analysis that argues for essential continuity in Ramsey's view, even though issues are sharpened and explored in new ways in the later work. The theological vision underlying Ramsey's thought on this topic (...)
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  25. Human Dignity and the Future of Health Care.Elias Bongmba, Toyin Falola, Paul Griffiths, Jeff Levin, Gilbert Meilaender, Margaret Somerville, Daniel Sulmasy, John Swinton & S. Kay Toombs - forthcoming - Bioethics.
     
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    The Author Replies [to Spitz, Cahill, and Mathewes].Gilbert Meilaender - 2001 - Journal of Religious Ethics 29 (1):43 - 50.
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    Book Reviews : The Esserztial Paul Ramsey: A Collection, Edited by William Werpehowski and Stephen D. Crocco. New Haven and London, Yale University Press, 1994. Xxv + 272 Pp. Hb. US$ 30.00. Tragedy, Tradition, Transformism: The Ethics of Paul Ramsey, by D. Stephen Long. Oxford, Westview Press, 1993. Viii + 220 Pp. Hb. 33.50. [REVIEW]Gilbert Meilaender - 1996 - Studies in Christian Ethics 9 (1):125-129.
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    Can Hospital Have Moral Objections?Scott T. Helsper, Jeremiah J. McCarthy, Gilbert Meilaender, Marshall B. Kapp & George J. Annas - 1987 - Hastings Center Report 17 (5):43.
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    Stem Cell Research.Glenn McGee, Arthur Caplan & Gilbert Meilaender - 2001 - Hastings Center Report 31 (5):4.
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    Abortion and the Roman Catholic Church: Journal of Religious Ethics Studies in Religious Ethics II. [REVIEW]Gilbert Meilaender - 1979 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 54 (2):206-208.
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  31. An Ecumenism of Time.Gilbert Meilaender - 2014 - Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 34 (2):87-99.
    This essay considers what it means to work within and attempt to retrieve aspects of a tradition of thought, in particular, the Christian tradition. Doing so places us in close proximity to certain conversation partners, but it does so without closing off possible enrichment from those who do not share our tradition. Perhaps the most critical issue involves freedom—that is, whether retrieving one's tradition undermines our own freedom or our recognition of God's. As an illustration of thinking within the Christian (...)
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    A Feminist Medical Ethics?No Longer Patient: Feminist Ethics & Health CareFeminist Perspectives in Medical Ethics.Gilbert Meilaender, Susan Sherwin, Helen Bequaert Holmes & Laura M. Purdy - 1993 - Hastings Center Report 23 (3):43.
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    "A Little Monarchy": Hobbes on the Family.Gilbert Meilaender - 1978 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 53 (4):401-415.
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    Abortion: The Right to an Argument.Gilbert Meilaender - 1989 - Hastings Center Report 19 (6):13-16.
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    Bioethics in an Old Key.Gilbert Meilaender - 2002 - HEC Forum 14 (4):335-341.
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    Book Reviews : Christian Ethics and Contemporary Moral Problems, by Michael Banner. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1999. 325 Pp. Hb. £37.50. ISBN 0-521-62382-0. Pb. £13.95. ISBN 0-521-62554-8. [REVIEW]Gilbert Meilaender - 2001 - Studies in Christian Ethics 14 (1):92-94.
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  37. Book Reviews : Sex, Gender, and Christian Ethics, by Lisa Sowle Cahill. Cambridge University Press, 1996. Xvii + 327 Pp. Hb. £32.50, Pb. £11.95. ISBN 0-521-57848-5. [REVIEW]Gilbert Meilaender - 1998 - Studies in Christian Ethics 11 (1):79-81.
  38. Body, Soul, and Bioethics.Gilbert Meilaender - 1995
    Meilaender suggests that the development bioethics as a discipline in its own right has not been entirely benign. He argues that an increasing focus on public policy has obscured the importance of background beliefs about human nature and destiny, and that without drawing attention to those beliefs one cannot fully see what is at stake in many bioethical debates. Rather than seeking a minimalist consensus, Meilaender explores ethical problems surrounding the end and beginning of life in order to uncover the (...)
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  39. Commentary on Churchland.Gilbert Meilaender - 2008 - In Adam Schulman (ed.), Human Dignity and Bioethics: Essays Commissioned by the President's Council on Bioethics. [President's Council on Bioethics.
     
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    Critical Theory of the Family.Gilbert Meilaender - 1979 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 54 (2):205-206.
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  41. Divine Grace and Ethics.Gilbert Meilaender - 2005 - In Gilbert Meilaender & William Werpehowski (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Theological Ethics. Oxford University Press.
  42. Euthanasia & Christian Vision.Gilbert Meilaender - 1982 - Thought: Fordham University Quarterly 57 (4):465-475.
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    Eritis Sicut Deus: Moral Theory and the Sin of Pride.Gilbert Meilaender - 1986 - Faith and Philosophy 3 (4):397-415.
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    Friendly Rejoinders.Gilbert Meilaender - 2017 - Studies in Christian Ethics 30 (2):207-224.
    In this article Gilbert Meilaender responds to nine scholars whose papers analyze and interact with a variety of theological and ethical themes that emerge in his writing. Among those themes are the moral limits grounded in our embodied nature, the freedom to transcend those limits, the perfection of that nature by divine grace, the relation between political progress toward a common good and the kingdom of God, the place of religious beliefs in public discourse within a liberal democratic society, the (...)
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    Is What Is Right for Me Right for All Persons Similarly Situated?Gilbert Meilaender - 1980 - Journal of Religious Ethics 8 (1):125 - 134.
    It is almost commonplace to suggest that what is morally right for one person to do must also be right for anyone else similarly situated. The author suggests that this "universalization requirement" applies to only a limited sphere of the moral life, chiefly to duties of perfect obligation. Extending the requirement beyond this sphere fails to leave room for human freedom in vocation or for a clear recognition of human finitude.
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    Less Law? Or Different Law?Gilbert Meilaender - 1996 - Hastings Center Report 26 (6):39-40.
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    Letters, Notes, & Comments.Gilbert Meilaender & James Turner Johnson - 2005 - Journal of Religious Ethics 33 (3):595 - 606.
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  48. Obituary: Richard John Neuhaus (1936—2009).Gilbert Meilaender - 2009 - Studies in Christian Ethics 22 (4):496-503.
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  49. On William F. May.Gilbert Meilaender - 1993 - In Allen Verhey & Stephen E. Lammers (eds.), Theological Voices in Medical Ethics. W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co.. pp. 106.
     
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  50. Person and Work: In Search of Theological Convergence.Gilbert Meilaender - 2013 - Nova et Vetera 11 (4).
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