Xtra-End Notes, Bibliography

End Notes

1 C.Everett Koop, The Right to Live, the Right to Die. Wheaton, Tyndale House Publishers, 1976.P. 143 

2 The Westminster Larger Catechism cites the following proof texts: Acts 16:28’ Gen. 9:6; Exod. 21:14; Deut. 20:1; Exod 22:2; Matt. 25:42,43. 

3 See Recommendation #2 

4 Paul R. Gilchrist, ed. “Report on the Heroic Measures Committee,” PCA Digest Position Papers 1973-1993. Atlanta: Presbyterian Church in America, p. 386. 

5 J. Gordon Melton, ed. “Death and Dying” in The Churches Speak On: Euthanasia. Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, 1977, p. 136. 

6 Gilchrist, p.380 

7 R.C. Sproul, Surprised by Suffering, Wheaton, IL: William Tyndale Publishers, 1989, p. 46 

8 Gilchrist, p. 381 

9 Gilchrist, p. 382 

10 Gilchrist, p. 383 

11 Gilchrist, p. 386 

12 Gilchrist, pp. 382-383 

13 Gilchrist, pp. 286-287 

Adopted at the 15th EPC General Assembly June , 1995


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NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co., 1985 DiNunzio, Ronald C. Medical Ethics. D.Min Dissertation, Reformed Theological Seminary, Jackson, MS, 1992. 

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Co., 1988 

Gilchrist, Paul R., ed. “Report of the Heroic Measures Committee,” (1988), PCA Digest Position Papers. Atlanta, Georgia: Presbyterian Church in America, 1993. 

Gram, Robert L., An Enemy Disguised: Unmasking the Illusion of “Meaningful Death.”  Nashville: Thomas Nelson Publishers, 1985. 
Journal of Biblical Ethics in Medicine. 

Kelly, Douglas and Rollinson, Philip. The Westminster Shorter Catechism in Modern English. Phillipsburg, NJ: Presbyterian and Reformed Publishing Co.,1986. 

Koop, C. Everett, The Right to Live, The Right to Die. Wheaton: Tyndale House Publishers, 1976. 

Kurfees, James R. “On Living Wills,” Journal of Biblical Ethics, January 1988, pp.4-9. 

Melton, J. Gordon, Ed. The Churches Speak On: Euthanasia, Detroit: Gale Research Inc., 1991 

Murray, John. Principles of Conduct. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co., 1957. 

Payne, Franklin E., Biblical/Medical Ethics: The Christian and the Practice of Medicine.Milford, MI: Mott Media, 1985, pp. 181-212. 

Ramsey, Paul. The Patient as Person. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 1970. 

Sproul, R.C., Surprised by Suffering. Wheaton, IL: Wm. Tyndale Publishers, 1989 

The Confession of Faith of the Presbyterian Church in the United States. Atlanta: John Knox Press, 1965. 

Townsend, Donald, “Physical and Spiritual Care of the Terminally Ill,” Journal of Biblical Ethics, January 1988, pp. 1-3. 

Vere, Duncan. Voluntary Euthanasia—Is There an Alternative? London: Christian Medical Fellowship, 1979.