Sin and bioethics: why a liturgical anthropology is foundational.

@article{Engelhardt2005SinAB,
  title={Sin and bioethics: why a liturgical anthropology is foundational.},
  author={H. Tristram Engelhardt},
  journal={Christian bioethics},
  year={2005},
  volume={11 2},
  pages={221-39}
}
The project of articulating a coherent, canonical, content-full, secular morality-cum-bioethics fails, because it does not acknowledge sin, which is to say, it does not acknowledge the centrality of holiness, which is essential to a non-distorted understanding of human existence and of morality. Secular morality cannot establish a particular moral content, the harmony of the good and the right, or the necessary precedence of morality over prudence, because such is possible only in terms of an… CONTINUE READING

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