Orthodox Bioethics




Bibliography


Books

Articles

 


 

Books

* (The books with the asterisk are found in the library of our Center)

Assisted Reproduction

Bioethics

Euthanasia

Transplantations


 

Asssisted Reproduction

* The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, Bioethics Committee: Basic Positions on the Ethics of Assisted Reproduction, The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, 2007 - click here!

 

Bioethics

Arch. Makarios Grieniezakis: Orthodox Christian Ethics within Bioethics, Akritas, 2007, 160 p.

Breck, John: Le don sacré de la vie : Les chrétiens orthodoxes et la bioéthique, Cerf, 2007

Breck, John & Lyn Breck: Stages on Life's Way, Orthodox Thinking on Bioethics, Crestwood, N.Y.: St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2005

* Engelhardt, Tristram H. Jr.:The Foundations of Christian Bioethics, Swets & Zeitlinger Publishers, Lisse, 2000, 414 p.

* Association Orthodoxe d' Études Bioéthiques: BIOÉTHIQUE ORTHODOXE III, Actes du 3e Colloque, 15 Avril 2000, Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge, Paris, 112 p.

Harakas, Stanley S.: Wholeness of Faith and Life: Orthodox Christian Ethics, vols. 1-3. By. Brookline, Mass: Holy Orthodox Press, 1999, 449 p.

* Association Orthodoxe d' Études Bioéthiques: BIOÉTHIQUE ORTHODOXE II, Actes du 2e Colloque, 8-9-10 Mai 1998, Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge, Paris, 112 .

* Breck, John: The Sacred Gift of Life, Orthodox Christianity and Bioethics, St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, New York, 1998, 288 p.

* Association Orthodoxe d' Études Bioéthiques: BIOÉTHIQUE ORTHODOXE I, Actes du 1er Colloque, 8-9 Mai 1997, Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge, Paris, 169 .

* Harakas, Stanley Samuel: Health and Medicine in the Eastern Orthodox Tradition, The Crossroad Publishing Company, New York, 1990, 190 p.

* Harakas, Stanley Samuel: Contemporary Moral Issues, Facing the Orthodox Christian, Light and Life Publishing Company, Minnesota 1982, 185 p.

 

Euthanasia

* The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, Bioethics Committee: Basic Positions on the Ethics of Euthanasia, The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, 2007 - click here!

 

Transplantations

* The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, Bioethics Committee: Basic Positions on the Ethics of Transplantations, The Holy Synod of the Church of Greece, 2007 - click here!

Andronikof, Marc: Transplantation d'organes et éthique chrétienne - L'éthique, la mort et le corps dans une perspective orthodoxe, Ancre, 1994






Articles

 

Bioethics

Biotechnology

Cloning

Death and Dying

Embryo - Abortion

Euthanasia

Medical Ethics

Reproductive Technologies

Research

Transplantations

 


 

Bioethics

Scouteris, Konstantinos: Bioethics in the Light of Orthodox Anthropology, International Journal of Interdisciplinary Scientific Research, vol. 2 no. 3, 2016, pp. 56-62 - click here!

Protodeacon Andruchow, B.: An Orthodox Christian Perspective for Orthodox Christians, Family Life (OCA), Volume III, 2010 - click here!

Engelhardt Jr., H. T.: Christian Medical Moral Theology (Alias Bioethics) at the Beginning of the Twenty-first Century: Some Critical Reflections, Christian Bioethics, vol. 16, no. 2, August 2010, pp. 117-127

Metropolitan Hierotheos of Nafpaktos: Christian Bioethics: Challenges in a Secularized Europe, Christian Bioethics, vol. 14, no. 1, April 2008, pp. 29-41

Vantsos, Miltiadis; Kiroudi, Marina: An Orthodox View of Philanthropy and Church Diaconia, Christian Bioethics, vol. 13, no. 3, September 2007, pp. 251-268

Ovidiu Dan: The Philanthropy of the Orthodox Church: A Rumanian Case Study, Christian Bioethics, vol. 13, no. 3, December 2007, pp. 29-41

Griniezakis, Makarios; Symeonides, Nathanael: Bioethics and Christian Theology, Journal of Religion and Health, 2005, 44 (1): 7-11

Griniezakis, Makarios; Mavroforou, Anna; Symeonides, Konstantinos; Michalodimitrakis, Emmanuel: Bioethics as a Scientific Enterprise, Human Reproduction and Genetic Ethics, 2004, 10 (2): 49-52

Griniezakis Makarios; Symeonides Konstantinos; Mavroforou Anna; Michalodimitrakis Emmanuel: Bioethics and the Determination of Personhood, Human Reproduction and Genetic Ethics, 2004,10 (1): 36-9

Rev. John Breck: The Larger Question, "Life in Christ", August 2003, Article # 1 - click here!

Engelhardt, H. Tristram: The Dechristianization of Christian Hospital Chaplaincy: Some Bioethics Reflections on Professionalization, Ecumenization and Secularization, Christian Bioethics, vol. 9, no. 1, April 2003, pp. 139-160

Father Stavros Kofinas: Orthodox Christian Healthcare Ministry amidst the Tensions of Ecumenism, Christian Bioethics, vol. 9, no. 1, April 2003, pp. 139-160

Griniezakis Makarios.: Bioethical Dilemmas through Patristic Thought, Hum Reprod Genet Ethics, Vol. 8, no 2, 2002, pp. 32-7

Engelhardt, Tristram H.: Medicine, Philosophy, and Theology: Christian Bioethics Reconsidered, editorial, Christian Bioethics, vol. 8, no. 2, 2002, pp. 105-117

Engelhardt, Tristram H.: Medicine and the Biomedical Sciences After God: Do Right-Worshipping Christians Know More Than Others About the Content of Morality?, Christian Bioethics, vol. 8, no. 2, 2002, pp. 209-219

Mantzarides, Georgios: Globalization and Universality: Chimera and Truth, Christian Bioethics, vol. 8, no. 2, 2002, pp. 199-207

Engelhardt, Tristram H.: Conflicting Moralities and Theologies: The Culture Wars in Bioethics Re-examined, Christian Bioethics, vol. 8, no. 1, 2002, pp. 3-8

Engelhardt, Tristram H.: Discerning the Signs of the Times: Recognizing the Dangers of Reckless Social Justice and Advocating With Responsibility, Christian Bioethics, vol. 8, no. 1, 2002, pp. 49-61

Archim. Nikolaos Hatzinikolaou: Transmitting Bioethics on Spiritual Wavelength, Annals 2-3, Theological Perspectives in Bioethics, Orthodoxy and the Third Millennium, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology, University of Balamand, Lebanon - click here!

Scouteris, Konstantinos: Bioethics and the Ethos of Orthodoxy, Annals 2-3, Theological Perspectives in Bioethics, Orthodoxy and the Third Millennium, 1999-2000, 2000-2001, St. John of Damascus Institute of Theology, University of Balamand, Lebanon

Engelhardt,Tristram H. Jr.: Genetic Enhancement and Theosis: Two Models of Therapy, Christian Bioethics, 1999, Vol.5, No.2, pp. 197-199

Archim. Nikolaos Hatzinikolaou: Technological Infusion! Medical Diffusion. Personal Confusion?, editorial, European Journal of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, vol. 15, no. 5, May 1998, W.B. Saunders Company Ltd, London, pp. 373-376 - click here!

Engelhardt,Tristram H. Jr.: Generic Chaplaincy: Providing Spiritual Care in a Post-Christian Age, Christian Bioethics,1998, Vol.4, No.3, pp. 231-238

Père Jean Breck: Survol des principaux problèmes de la bioéthique, Bioéthique Orthodoxe I-Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge,1997, pp. 39-54

Harakas, S S (SS): An Eastern Orthodox Approach to Bioethics, The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy, Dec 1993, vol 18 (issue 6): pp. 531-48

 

Biotechnology

Iloaie, Stefan: Biotechnology and Faith-Relativism in the Postmodern Moral-A Christian-Orthodox Approach, Journal for the Study of Religions and Ideologies, Vol.8, no. 22, Spring 2009, pp. 38-52 - click here!

John Breck: Bio-medical Technology: of the Kingdom or of the Cosmos?, St. Vladimir's theological quarterly, Feb 1988, 32 (1): 5-26

 

Cloning

Rev. John Breck: Goodbye, Dolly!", "Life in Christ", March 2003, Article # 1 - click here!

Rev. Demetri Demopoulos: A Parallel to the Care Given the Soul: An Orthodox View of Cloning and Related Technologies, Beyond Cloning; Religion and the Remaking of Humanity, Trinity Press International, 2001, pp. 124-136

 

Death and Dying

Rev. Thomas Joseph, Bishop of Charleston West Virginia: Care at the End of Life: What Orthodox Christianity has to Teach, International Symposium of Bioethics at Sophia University, Tokyo, December 2008 - click here!

Rev. John Breck: Care for Patients in "PVS", "Life in Christ", May 2004, Article # 1 - click here!

Alexey The Reverend Father Young: Natural Death and the Work of Perfection, Christian Bioethics, 1998, Vol.4, No.2, pp. 168-182

 

Embryo - Abortion

Archimandrite Makarios Griniezakis and Deacon Nathanael Symeonides: Twin Conception (Didimogenesis) and Ensoulment, Human reproduction and Genetic Ethics, 2009, Vol. 15:1

Rev. John Breck: Human Rights and the Barbaric Partial-Birth Abortion Technique, "Life in Christ", June 2006, Article # 2 - click here!

Rev. John Breck: Fetal Farms, "Life in Christ", January 2004, Article # 1 - click here!

Rev. John Breck: Whose Body Is It, Anyway?, "Life in Christ", May 2003, Article # 1 - click here!

Rev. John Breck: The Status of the Unborn -- Again, "Life in Christ", January 2003, Article # 2 - click here!

Rev. John Breck: Manipulation of the Human Person, "Life in Christ", January 2002, Article # 2 - click here!

Archiprêtre Jean Breck: "Un enfant nous est né" l'éthique orthodoxe et l'enfant qui vient au monde, Bioéthique Orthodoxe III-Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge, 2000, pp. 11-24

Beaufils, Dominique: Début de la vie: Apports et limites actuels de la science, Bioéthique Orthodoxe II-Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge, 1998, pp. 75-96

Beaufils, Dominique: Le statut de l'embryon, Bioéthique Orthodoxe I-Institut de Théologie Orthodoxe Saint-Serge,1997, pp. 123-138

Archim. Nikolaos Hatzinikolaou: Nature and Status of the Embryo, Proceedings of the 3rd Symposium on Bioethics, Council of Europe, Strasbourg, December 16-19, 1996

Fr. Garvey, John: Orthodox Christians and Abortion, Family Life (OCA)- Volume II, 1991 - click here!

Protopapas, Valerie: Common Pro-Abortion Cliches and the Pro-Life Response, Family Life (OCA)- Volume II, 1991 - click here!

 

Euthanasia

Rev. John Breck: Maggie, Terri, and the Problem of Life-Support, "Life in Christ", June 2005, Article # 1 - click here

Rev. John Breck: On Ending Life-Support, "Life in Christ", August 2003, Article # 2 - click here!

Archim. Nikolaos Hatzinikolaou: Prolonging Life or Hindering Death? An Orthodox Perspective on Death, Dying and Euthanasia, Christian Bioethics, 2003, Vol.9, No.2-3, pp. 187-201

Delkeskamp-Hayes, Corinna: Euthanasia, Physician-assisted Suicide, and Christianity's Positive Relationship to the World, Christian Bioethics, 2003, Vol.9, No.2-3, pp. 163-185

Engelhardt,Tristram H. Jr.: Physician-Assisted Death: Doctrinal Development vs. Christian Tradition, Christian Bioethics, 1998, Vol.4, No.2, pp. 115-121

Engelhardt,Tristram H. Jr.: Physician-Assisted Suicide Reconsidered: Dying as a Christian in a Post-Christian Age, Christian Bioethics,1998, Vol.4, No.2, pp. 143-167

Fr. Woodill, Joseph: Euthanasia, Physician-Assisted Suicide, and the Pursuit of Death with Dignity, Family Life (OCA)- Volume II, 1998 - click here!

Breck, John: Euthanasia and the Quality of Life Debate, Christian Bioethics, 01/1996; 1 (3): 322-37

Breck, John: Selective Nontreatment of the Terminally Ill: an Orthodox Moral Perspective, St. Vladimir's Theological Quarterly, 02/1989, 33 (3): 261-72

 

Medical Ethics

Cuceu, Mariana and Pontikes, Theodote: The Physician and Community of Faithful in the Integrated Care of the Mentally Ill: An Orthodox Christian Discussion of the Physician's Moral and Professional Obligations, Christian Bioethics, December 2016, Vol.22, No.3, pp. 301-314

 

Reproductive Technologies

Metropolitan Nikolaos of Mesogaia and Lavreotiki: The Greek Orthodox Position on the Ethics of Assisted Reproduction, RBM Online, Vol. 17, Suppl. 3. 2008, 25-33 - click here!

 

Research

Rev. John Breck: Can Scientists Create Living Things?, "Life in Christ", July 2007, Article # 2 - click here!

 

Transplantations

Patrick Henry Reardon: The Commerce of Human Body Parts: An Eastern Orthodox Response, Christian Bioethics, 2000, Vol.6, No.2, pp. 205-213