Year: 1996 Source: Grand Rapids, MI: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1996. p23-33 SIEC No: 20020940

Are we our own? And, if we are, can such a presumption translate into public policy? The autonomy argument, thus projected, proves profoundly self-destructive. Yet, if we are not our own, if we were created in the imago Dei, & if we were bought with a price, the right to die like the right to live is retained by the God who made & who redeemed. If we recall who we are, & the logic which alone can unravel the notions of rights themselves, the major premise of the suicidal syllogism is shown to be as false as its promise.