What is the relationship between the mind, spirit and body?
Issues & Solution: Medical Ethics
The principle of confidentiality is necessary to protect information essential for intimate relationships. However, carefully timed and chosen speech used to breach a confidence may protect a neighbor’s life. Therefore the difficult choice of whether to remain “silent” in maintaining a confidence or to “speak” and in so doing justly decide the appropriate person, place and time of speech, demands the wisdom of Solomon.
Many deeply committed Christians are using physicians as a substitute for Christ.
Man is spirit united to body with an integration of both entities. Thus a spiritual dysfunction may cause a bodily dysfunction, and vice versa.
Many late twentieth century Christian ethicists are confounded by end-of-life ethical issues raised by medical technology. One of the contributing factors is that the increased technology of the last generation has generated moral dilemmas heretofore unknown.
When is an addiction or dysfunctional behavior a “disease?”
What is a “non-person?” Can a non-person be killed?
What are the Biblical ethics of transsexual operations?
What should the role of sex education be for the Biblical Christian?
What should the role of a pastor, recovery pro or counselor be in sickness?