Protestant Perspectives on Organ Donation

  • James F. Childress


My assigned task is to examine Protestant perspectives on organ retrieval, particularly organ donation, with some attention to brain death. Because of the diverse traditions and denominations that are labeled Protestant, I cannot hope to be comprehensive. Instead, I will offer some rough generalizations about perspectives that can legitimately be considered Protestant, while raising more general issues as well.


Organ Donation Brain Death Organ Procurement Cadaver Organ Donor Card 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • James F. Childress
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  1. 1.Departments of Religious Studies and Medical EducationUniversity of VirginiaCharlottesvilleUSA

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