Title

The Moral Status of the Human Embryo Based on Theological Arguments

Date of Award

5-1-2010

Document Type

Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Theology (Th.M)

Department

Systematic Theology

First Advisor

Ben Mitchell

Abstract

This thesis presents a theological argument about the moral status of the human embryo. Topics include God's creative act, procreation, the imago Dei, the person and work of Jesus Christ, and human dignity. Ethical topics of ESCR, IVF, abortion and contraceptives are discussed as well.