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Human Suffering – Biblical Perspectives (Part 2)

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Human Suffering – Biblical Perspectives By Pete Moore Read: Human Suffering – Biblical Perspectives (Part 1) Revealing God’s Glory The Bible also gives another positive aspect to a world that includes suffering. On occasions it can be used to show God’s power and majesty, but in these situations the revelation occurs not through the suffering […]

Human Suffering – Biblical Perspectives (Part 1)

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Human Suffering – Biblical Perspectives By Pete Moore No sane person enjoys suffering. It limits our capabilities and is often accompanied by physical pain or emotional distress. The bible gives a rich insight into the variety of causes of, and responses to, suffering, but also declares that only God knows the answers to many of […]

Do Not Resuscitate Dilemmas (Part 2)

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Do Not Resuscitate Dilemmas by Michael Webb-Peploe Read: Do Not Resuscitate Dilemmas (Part 1) Legal Situation Currently in UK’s legal situation is not totally clear. However most commentators agree that doctors can make DNR orders without consulting their patients in two key situations. The first is if the person’s health is so poor that they […]

Do Not Resuscitate Dilemmas (Part 1)

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Do Not Resuscitate Dilemmas by Michael Webb-Peploe A woman lies in a hospital bed. She is elderly ad severely ill. Around her circulates a procession of doctors, nurses, family dan friends. One question needs addressing: if her heart and breathing stop, should they try cardiopulmonary resuscitation? Decision-makers need to remember the dignity and value of […]

Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Part 3-end)

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Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by Chris Williams and Ben Wiffen Read: Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Part 2) Using CBT with individual Christians CBT is an approach that is compatible with the Christian faith, and can be of benefit to many Christians with depression. Indeed, Christians are called to ‘take captive every thought to […]

Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Part 2)

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Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by Chris Williams and Ben Wiffen Read: Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Part 1) CBT is a Primary Treatment Option Whilst individuals may feel like there is no hope, some interventions have been shown to be effective for depression. Medication, most commonly Selective Serotonin Reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), can be particularly […]

Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (Part 1)

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Depression and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy by Chris Williams and Ben Wiffen At any one time, one in six people in the UK struggle with a mental health problem, and one in four will be unwell over the course of a year.1 Overall, around one in three GP consultations involves mental health problems in some way.2 […]

Sex Selection (Part 2-end)

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Sex Selection by John Wyatt Read: Sex Selection (Part 1) Challenging Discrimination Those who argue for sex selection for medical reasons point to the seriously debilitating nature of some sex-linked disorders. In this case, the issue is about maximising the chance of having a healthy baby. Opponents say that while using sex selection to avoid […]

Sex Selection (Part 1)

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Sex Selection by John Wyatt It seems obvious that all parents would want to have healthy children and happy families. Part of this can mean trying have not only the desired number of children, but also children of a desired sex. The motive may be to avoid certain genetic disease or to meet particular social […]

Perkembangan Profesionalisme Demi Kemanusiaan

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Ada dua kriteria seseorang disebut profesional. Pertama, dari segi kualitas kerja, dan yang kedua, dikaitkan dengan perilaku. Soal kualitas kerja menyangkut hasil pekerjaan kita yang dihargai oleh pemakai. Kalau dokter, ya bagaimana pekerjaannya bisa menyembuhkan pasien, hasil pemeriksaannya manjur. Kalau guru, bagaimana hasil pengajarannya membuat murid-murid menjadi pintar dan bergairah belajar. Itulah profesionalisme. Intinya, hasil […]