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Theological Foundations
in an Age of
Biological Intervention


David C. Ratke, Editor

This book assembles the papers presented at the 2007 Conference of the Association of Teaching Theologians – ELCA/ELCIC at Lenoir Ryhine College, Hickory, North Carolina. Presenters were assigned topics in one of the three categories as indicated by the contents listing below. The theme of the conference was, Theological Foundations in an Age of Biological Intervention.

What is on the Horizon?Gayle E. Woloschak

Part One — In the Light of genetics How Do We Think about Human Uniqueness, Human Identity, Freedom and Determinism, the Nature of the Soul, etc.
Imago Dei and Corum MundoCaryn D. Riswold
A Common Source, A Common AuthorJ. Larry Yoder

Part Two — How Do We Go about Making Decisions Whether We Should Do What We Are Capable of Doing? In A Society that Assumes a “Technological Imperative,” How Do We Determine the Limits of Human Control?
Sufficient, Sustainable Lifespan for AllPer Anderson
Propoleptic Ethics vs. Stop Sign EthicsTed Peters

Part Three — With What Should the ELCA Grapple in the Study Process that Forms the Process Leading to a Social Statement?
An Agenda for the New Social Statement on GeneticsPaul Nelson
How Should We Know?Mary M. Solberg

The Association of Teaching Theologians is a community of theologians engaged in a ministry of teaching in the classroom, in the church, and in the world at large. The purpose of the Association (ATT) is to help Evangelical Lutheran Church in America teaching theologians better understand, affirm, and carry out their vocation as teachers of the church. Sustained and rigorous reflection on issues of concern to the church is central to this teaching ministry.

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ISBN: 1932688323
148 Pages
Size: 6 x 9
Binding: perfectbound
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