Subject of Research: Medical Ethics and Christianity

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Subject of Research: Medical Ethics and Christianity
Medical ethics is an arrangement of moral principles that relates to values and judgments through the practice of medicine. When it comes to medical ethics, Christianity plays a very big role in this moral belief just as any other religion does. In our daily practice of medicine, the seven principles of medical ethics is a vital part in life-and-death decisions, and it is always up-to-date on human life issues. The one that I mainly wanted to focus on was justice, which is the sixth principle of medical ethics. When it comes to justice from a Christian’s point of view it means respecting the human rights and self-respect of all human being. “The real purpose of civil law is to guarantee an ordered social coexistence in true justice, so that all may "lead a quiet and peaceable life, godly and respectful in every way” (First Timothy 2:2). The doctor’s obligation is to be unbiased with his patient, respect his/her moralities as an individual, and give the patient suitable access to health care. Biblical justice involves making people, societies, and the universe complete, by safeguarding both goodness and fairness. According to James, biblical justice stands at the middle of true religion. He also stated that “the kind of religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world" (James 1:27). I chose this verse
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