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91. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 18
Timothy M. Renick A Cabbit in Sheep's Clothing: Exploring the Sources of Our Moral Disquiet About Cloning
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Emerging from the first successful cloning of a mammal, a sheep named "Dolly," is a critical but under-asked question: "Why do so many of us find this feat (and its potential application to human subjects) to be deeply disturbing?" This paper suggests that the answer rests not primarily in the theological and philosophical arguments most often heard against cloning but in the threat the act poses to our foundational "cosmological categories." Building upon theories introduced by Mary Douglas and Jeffrey Stout, the essay argues that Dolly becomes a "cabbit" in sheep's clothing—an outwardly innocuous entity which, like Stout's cat/rabbit, offends at a deep and visceral level. Like the cabbit, the cloned sheep and especially the cloned human are disturbing not because of the way they are produced nor by the physical threat they pose but because they challenge the very way we understand and organize our world.
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92. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 18
Dennis Brodeur, John Kilner Introduction: Doing Health Care Ethics Today
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93. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 18
Ron Hamel Methodology and Theology in Health Care Ethics
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94. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 18
Audrey R. Chapman Ethics and Human Genetics
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95. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 18
Charlene A. Galarneau The Ethics of Access to Health Care
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96. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 18
Sondra Ely Wheeler Ethical Issues at the End of Life
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97. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 18
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98. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 17
John Kelsay, Sumner B. Twiss Preface
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presidential address
99. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 17
Charles H. Reynolds Text, Argument and Society: Remembering and Anticipating Our Collegial Identity
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symposium on the work of james m. gustafson
100. The Annual of the Society of Christian Ethics: Volume > 17
Martin L. Cook Reflections on James Gustafson's Theological-Ethical Method
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