Tagged: Health

Christians and Birth Control

Al Mohler has a nice post entitled Can Christians Use Birth Control?, in preparation for his 5/11/06 call-in show.   This topic is coming up more and more as practices such as in-vitro fertilization and embryonic research gain ground.  While Catholic doctrine has long discouraged almost...

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Private or Public Health Care?

As I’ve said previously in Christian Healthcare Alternatives, I think we need a tiered, shared model for health care.  My previous five tiers can be simplified to these three: (1) We need to reward personal responsibility in healthcare, and perhaps penalize irresponsible behaviors (like charging...

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Muddling the Stem Cell Debate?

The Washington Post exposed its biases in a story yesterday on a new advance in the area of stem cell research (Hat tip: The Larsonian): A Harvard University advance in generating embryonic stem cells may have the unintended consequence of hindering congressional efforts to lift...

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Healing Injured Masculinity PART I: Introduction

Most men today arrive in adulthood with injured masculinity.  We are victims of bad or absent fathering, or abuse by other males.  Rather than displaying the characteristics of mature manhood, we display the absence of masculinity in passivity, indecision, effeminacy, and moral weakness, or the...

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Christians and Yoga – YES

I have been harping on this for years, that yoga is one of my favorite spiritual disciplines (despite its Hindu origins).  Now Christianity Today seems to give yoga the OK, years too late, but better late than never. Also at CT, see Yoga: An Exercise...

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Deconstructing Euthanasia’s Slippery Slope

I’ve had it with my conservative fellows who insist on tightly linking abortion with right-to-die issues. Sure they are related. NO, they are not synonymous, nor must the decision to allow the right-to-die be instricately linked to abortion rights. Let us instead try to separately...

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Christianity Today Weighs In on Schiavo

CT has a nice collection of essays on the issues around this case, including: While I Was Sleeping – Why my husband finally refused to end my life during my two-month coma. Life with Dignity – Let’s not be too eager to pull the plug...

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