Tag: ethics

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    he prolific and best-selling author Jodi Picoult writes “ethical thrillers” about contentious issues such as the death penalty, organ donation, euthanasia, sexual abuse, date rape, teen suicide, and school shootings. More

    April 24, 2009 | Comments

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    In a recession economy, will money trump moral arguments as state legislatures continue considering repeal of the death penalty?

    April 24, 2009 | Comments

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    Michael Walzer, an authority on just and unjust wars, says that in Afghanistan "Obama has inherited a frightening situation which he may or may not be able to turn around."

    March 27, 2009 | Comments

  • corporatemoralityfeatured

    David Miller, a business ethics professor at Princeton University, discusses the moral issues of how we treat the very wealthy during a financial crisis. More

    March 20, 2009 | Comments

  • end-of-life-dilemmas-featured

    Alzheimer’s disease gets progressively worse and there is no known cure. After a certain point, should an Alzheimer’s patient be kept alive with a feeding tube? Many family members say, of course: they should do everything possible to prolong a loved one’s life. But some doctors say inserting a feeding tube is inhumane, because it can just prolong a vegetative state for years. More

    January 23, 2009 | Comments

  • re_thumb_1206_theologyeconomy

    The recent economic debacle should cause us to reread, or perhaps read for the first time, the Christian theological tradition and how it inextricably relates economic exchange to morality (our quest for the good) and to God.

    October 10, 2008 | Comments

  • re_thumb_onenation_wallis

    Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly managing editor Kim Lawton talks with Rev. Jim Wallis, editor of Sojourners magazine and author of THE GREAT AWAKENING, about how the financial crisis may affect the presidential campaign.

    September 26, 2008 | Comments

  • re_thumb_1203_wallst

    We explore the ethical issues underlying the financial meltdown with Rebecca Blank, an economist, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and co-author of the book "Is the Market Moral?"

    September 19, 2008 | Comments

  • re_thumb_feature_mccullough

    Read a Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly e-mail interview with Dr. Dennis McCullough, author of MY MOTHER, YOUR MOTHER: EMBRACING SLOW MEDICINE, THE COMPASSIONATE APPROACH TO CARING FOR YOUR AGING LOVED ONES.

    August 15, 2008 | Comments

  • slow-medicine-featured-img

    Some doctors are proposing that their patients consider “slow medicine”. It is a practice that tries to let nature take its course rather than aggressively fighting the ravages that sometimes accompany old age. More

    August 15, 2008 | Comments

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