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Genetic testing & screening

critical engagement at the intersection of faith and science

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Published by Kirk House Publishers in Minneapolis, Minn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Genetic screening -- Moral and ethical aspects.,
  • Religion and science.,
  • Philosophy and science.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 188-198) and index.

    Other titlesGenetic testing and screening
    StatementRoger A. Willer, editor.
    ContributionsWiller, Roger A., 1955-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBL240.2 .G45 1998
    The Physical Object
    Pagination210 p. :
    Number of Pages210
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL376430M
    ISBN 101886513112
    LC Control Number98038363

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    CHICAGO (ELCA) -- The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) has a reliable and accessible guide into Christian reflection on genetic testing and screening, wrote the Rev. Charles S. Miller, . Genetic testing can be used for various purposes, from preconception planning (refer to Chapter tive activities prior to pregnancy), during pregnancy, for neonates (newborn screening), .

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