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Abortion : an ethical discussion

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Publication Date
c1965
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
HQ 767 C54 1965
Corporate Author
Church of England. Board for Social Responsibility
Place
London
Publisher
Published for the Church Assembly Board for Social Responsibility by the Church Information Office
Publication Date
c1965
Physical_Description
70 p. ; 21.5 x 14 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
Includes bibliographical references.
"The Board for Social Responsibility inaugurates, from time to time, serious studies of difficult social questions. The present study, on the medical termination of pregnancy, takes its place in a series which has included `Ought Suicide to be a Crime ?' (1959), `Artificial Insemination by Donor' (1960), `Sterilization : An Ethical Enquiry' (1962), and `Decisions about Life and Death' (1965). .... Like all the studies in this series, the Report carries with it no authority beyond that of the group which has created it. This authority is indeed weighty enough in itself, but it would become less so if it were presented as already carrying some ecclesiastical authority, when it is intended to help Christians and others to think rightly about an extremely difficult subject". -- Foreword.
Contents: Foreword dated 25 October 1965 / Ronald Leicester [i.e. Ronald Williams, Bishop of Leicester], Chairman, Church Assembly Board for Social Responsibility -- Members of the Committee [chaired by The Rev. Canon I.T. Ramsey] -- Acknowledgements -- Table of Contents -- Why the Question is now important -- Is Abortion a Proper Concern of the Law ? -- The Basis of a Relevant Law -- Particular Cases -- Looking beyond the Law -- Summary of the Report -- Appendix 1: A Hospital Broadsheet on Termination of Pregnancy on Psychiatric Grounds -- Appendix 2: A Specimen Bill with Commentary.
Added Entry
Church of England. Board for Social Responsibility
Subjects
Abortion - Religious aspects - Church of England
Abortion - Law and legislation - Great Britain
Call Number
HQ 767 C54 1965
Copies
2 copies
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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