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Abortion

Synopsis
This DVD includes three films exploring the ethical, legal and religious dimensions of the abortion debate. The first film, ABORTION: ANCIENT AND MODERN 1 (18 minutes) explores legal and ethical attitudes to abortion through the ages, highlighting key ideas such as Animation, Ensoulment, Quickening and The Born Alive rule. The second film ABORTION: ANCIENT AND MODERN 2 (15 minutes), shows how, while advances in medical technology have given us a window on the world of the womb as never before they also raise critical questions about personhood, viability, selective abortion and embryology. Finally ABORTION: ANCIENT AND MODERN 3 (19 minutes), looks at attituded to abortion within the Christian church
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2013
Subjects
Social Studies; Philosophy; Religious studies
Keywords
abortion; Christianity; ethical issues; legal issues; religious belief and practice; ethics

Credits

Director
Joe Jenkins
Editor
Nick Thomson

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£65.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
52 minutes
Year
2013

Distributor

Name

Ethics Online

Email
info@ethicsonline.co.uk
Web
http://www.ethicsonline.co.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
07968 056659
Address
PO Box 257
Herefordshire
HR1 9GQ
United Kingdom

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