Year: 1992 Source: Frederick, MD: University Publishing Group Inc., 1992. p.166-182 SIEC No: 20070624

The context of religious pluralism in a secular society needs to be borne in mind when considering specific religious perspectives on euthanasia. The author engages these perspectives at 3 levels: a descriptive & comparative analysis of major American denominational positions on euthanasia; the normative justification for these positions as displayed in the themes of sovereignty, stewardship, & the self; & the social policy significance of these positions in public forums of debate. (27 refs.)