32. Shaping Human Life at the Molecular Level

  1. J. B. Stump2 and
  2. Alan G. Padgett3
  1. James C. Peterson

Published Online: 19 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch32

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity

How to Cite

Peterson, J. C. (2012) Shaping Human Life at the Molecular Level, in The Blackwell Companion to Science and Christianity (eds J. B. Stump and A. G. Padgett), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118241455.ch32

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Bethel College, Indiana, USA

  2. 3

    Luther Seminary in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA

Author Information

  1. Roanoke College in Salem, Virginia, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 20 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335712

Online ISBN: 9781118241455

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Keywords:

  • Christian bioethics, and the challenge to serve God;
  • the molecular level, shaping human life;
  • genetics, God-given stewardship of the human body;
  • God's design to work in, through, and with us;
  • changing neural pathways, genetically designed, or nano-built;
  • human life at the molecular level, shaped to serving God;
  • children as gifts, correction and enhancement in the disabled;
  • genetic code, expressed and studied in epigenetics;
  • standard of nonmaleficence, and genetic testing

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Body Matters

  • Direction

  • Genetic Testing

  • Conclusion

  • References

  • Further Reading