TITLE

Second Thoughts About Body Parts

AUTHOR(S)
Meilaender, Gilbert
PUB. DATE
April 1996
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Apr1996, Issue 62, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Comments on the implication of organ donation and transplantation in Christianity. Impact of increasing social pressure to encourage organ donation and transplantation; Background on the National Organ Transplantation Act of 1984 in the U.S.; Approval of Catholics and Jews for self-giving of organs and tissues.
ACCESSION #
17753677

 

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