Topic “ethics”

Ethics and the Present Crisis

Speaker: Categories: May 09, 1981

 

[58min, 31sec / 28min, 4sec]

There is no additional description for this lecture.

Ethics at the Edges of Life

Speaker: Categories: Nov 10, 1984

 

[1hr, 2min, 45sec / 32min, 30sec]

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Dr. Provonsha is Professor of Philosophy of Religion and Christian Ethics, Loma Linda University: Director of the Center for Bioethics, LLU. He is an ordained minister of the SDA Church in addition to being a Medical Doctor. He received his M. A. degree in Religious Studies from Harvard University and his Ph. D. in Ethics from Claremont Graduate School.

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The Immorality of Miracles

Speaker: Categories: Sep 13, 1986

 

[57min, 33sec / 57min, 39sec]

ABOUT THE TOPIC:

Miracles hold a special fascination! We hear of a spectacular "healing" in some distant locale or a supernatural delivery from imminent danger and our attention is aroused.

A Christian Perspective on Suffering

Speaker: Categories: Jan 11, 1986

 

[54min, 58sec / 38min, 50sec]

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Personal Life: When Does it Begin, When Does it End?

Speaker: Categories: Apr 15, 1989

 

[57min, 40sec / 47min, 48sec]

ABOUT THE TOPIC:

Does the technology to save or prolong life make its use mandatory, obligatory, optional, or even ethical? If the answer to any of these questions is "yes," under what circumstances and at whose discretion?

An even more haunting question is: "If you have the technology, the potential for saving or prolonging life and don't use it, is this tantamount to taking the life of another human~

Definitions of Life and death as a Basis for Bioethical Discourse

Speaker: Categories: Feb 18, 1989

 

[57min, 19sec / 33min, 4sec]

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What is a Person? How to Decide Which Human Lives Are Precious

Speaker: Categories: Mar 08, 1997

 

[55min, 30sec / 42min, 40sec]

ABOUT THE MARCH TOPIC:

"WANTED -- DEAD OR ALIVE!" That Old West poster headline, might be slightly modified to set the stage for the March San Diego Adventist Forum topic to read: "WANTED TO KNOW -- DEAD OR ALIVE?"

Christianity and Homosexuality: Ethical Concerns

Speaker: Categories: Oct 13, 2001

 

[1hr, 18min, 33sec / 1hr, 2min, 5sec]

ABOUT THE TOPIC:

This topic merits a bit of historical review as an introduction. On January 12, 1985, at 3:30 p.m. a San Diego Adventist Forum meeting was held in the fellowship hall of one of San Diego's larger SDA churches. The topic: Homosexuality. The presenter: Charl es Sandefeur at that time pastor of the Corona, California, SDA church. The newsletter announcing this meeting contained the following paragraphs, submitted by the speaker:

Playing God? -- Genes, Stem Cells, and/or Immortal Cultures?

Speaker: Categories: Sep 08, 2001

 

[1hr, 18min, 1sec / 53min, 21sec]

ABOUT THE TOPIC:

If you had the privilege of going to the polls to express your convictions regarding federal funding for stem cell research, would you welcome such an opportunity? Is your mind made up -- or might you feel more comfortable sharing your views AFTER hearing this month's San Diego Adventist Forum presentation -- either in person or by means of the audio recording?

Adventism: Ethics and Organization -- a Look at the Future

Speaker: Categories: Aug 11, 2001

 

[1hr, 15min, 6sec / 56min, 25sec]

ABOUT THE TOPIC:

From your vantage point what issues or concerns within Adventism have gotten your attention over the last decade? Were some/most of these same concerns also getting your attention during the decade before that? Are these concernsjust naturalandto be expectedwithin any denominational entity, Adventist or other?

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