Adam, Eve, and the genome : the Human Genome Project and theology / edited by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite.

Contributor(s): Thistlethwaite, Susan Brooks, 1948-
Material type: TextTextSeries: Theology and the sciencesPublisher: Minneapolis : Fortress Press, c2003Description: xvi, 200 p. : ill. ; 23 cmISBN: 0800636147 (alk. paper)Subject(s): Human Genome Project | Bioethics | Religion and science | Human ecology | Genetic engineering -- Religious aspects -- Christianity | Genetic engineering -- Moral and ethical aspects | Human gene mapping | Liberation theology | Feminist theologyLOC classification: QH438.7 | .A32 2003
Contents:
Introduction: liberation theology in dialogue with the Human Geneome Project / Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite -- Science of Genetic: Setting the context: a brief history of science by a sympathetic theologian: Aristotle and Plato, Islamic science, medieval science and the west, Reformation and the Renaissance, Descartes, Newton, Darwin, Freud / Laurel Schneider -- An introduction to Medelian genetics: Gregor Mendel and peas, DNA, Autosomal recessive conditions, autosomal dominant conditions, X-Linked conditions / Lainie Friedman Ross -- From peapods to the Human Genome Project: post-Mendelian genetics: Chromosomal variations, clinical genetics, ethical and policy issues / Lainie Friedman Ross -- Being human: Theological anthropology and the Human Genome Project: theology and science, bringing theology to the HGP, redemption and resurrection, Imago Dei, reflection on Romans / Theodore W. Jennings Jr. -- Adam, Eve, and the genome: genome as text, quest for a "gay gene" as "etiological text", story of Adam and Eve as "etiological text", who asks etiological questions? / Ken Stone -- Critical issues: Dreaming the soul: African American skepticism encounters the HGP: racism in American history as a feature of the American dream, a way out of the nightmare, a different dream of being human, dreaming of freedom, the new dream, on being human / Lee H. Butler, Jr. -- A gene of violence? determinism and sin: a short history of the doctrine of sin, genetic determinism, flies who rape?, flawed science, human freedom and genetics, human dignity in the image of God, social sin and human violence, to sin rationally / Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite -- The chemistry of community: the "case" of hyptertension in African Americans, the "case" of breast cancer, grace, soul body dualism, the grace of community / Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 175-187) and index.

Introduction: liberation theology in dialogue with the Human Geneome Project / Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite -- Science of Genetic: Setting the context: a brief history of science by a sympathetic theologian: Aristotle and Plato, Islamic science, medieval science and the west, Reformation and the Renaissance, Descartes, Newton, Darwin, Freud / Laurel Schneider -- An introduction to Medelian genetics: Gregor Mendel and peas, DNA, Autosomal recessive conditions, autosomal dominant conditions, X-Linked conditions / Lainie Friedman Ross -- From peapods to the Human Genome Project: post-Mendelian genetics: Chromosomal variations, clinical genetics, ethical and policy issues / Lainie Friedman Ross -- Being human: Theological anthropology and the Human Genome Project: theology and science, bringing theology to the HGP, redemption and resurrection, Imago Dei, reflection on Romans / Theodore W. Jennings Jr. -- Adam, Eve, and the genome: genome as text, quest for a "gay gene" as "etiological text", story of Adam and Eve as "etiological text", who asks etiological questions? / Ken Stone -- Critical issues: Dreaming the soul: African American skepticism encounters the HGP: racism in American history as a feature of the American dream, a way out of the nightmare, a different dream of being human, dreaming of freedom, the new dream, on being human / Lee H. Butler, Jr. -- A gene of violence? determinism and sin: a short history of the doctrine of sin, genetic determinism, flies who rape?, flawed science, human freedom and genetics, human dignity in the image of God, social sin and human violence, to sin rationally / Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite -- The chemistry of community: the "case" of hyptertension in African Americans, the "case" of breast cancer, grace, soul body dualism, the grace of community / Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite.

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