"The capacity for self-awareness and rational though cannot be the sole basis of the image of God in humankind and its associated inherent human dignity. From a biblical perspective it is the whole being of the person, in his or her entirety, who reflects the image of God, and not just certain functions such as rationality. Morever, this unity exists from the moment of creation of the being and gives and identity which can continue over time"
I was immensely encouraged a couple of weeks ago when I attended a conference on Ethics and Palliative Care at Riddell Hall in Belfast. It was so good to sit and listen to people whose job it is to care for those who are dying, by compassionate application of their medical skills, mediated through a … Continue reading Dying Well