"At the heart of Anglicanism and the way in which it perceives the world is the doctrine of the incarnation: the belief that God has identified God's self with humankind in the person and mission of Jesus. This affirmation, says the author, involves three subordinate themes of immediate relevance to our topic; namely, those of suffering, human nature and community." -- inside front cover.
Contents: Foreword / Martin E. Marty -- Preface -- Anglicanism -- Sharing -- Mortality -- Decisions about Death -- Sexuality and New Life -- Notes.
Sexuality and New Life section divided into sub-sections: Biology and Marriage -- Counseling -- Curtailing Reproduction -- New Technologies for Reproduction -- Nascent Life -- Abortion.
Author is "director of the Poynter Center for the Study of Ethics and American Institutions and professor of religious studies at Indiana University". -- dust jacket.