The Institute for Religion, Politics & Society (IRPS), cites that “historically, the Church has often worked closely with the caring professions, but in modern societies that relationship has become more complicated and occasionally antagonistic.”

How are the medical, biomedical and health fields developed — or constrained — by religiously inspired institutions, governmental systems and medical institutions? This is one of the key questions of the program, which seeks to explore new technologies and practices and to gauge their impact on society.

In his books, Religion in Medicine Volume I and Volume II, author John B. Dawson examines three major topics that relate to religion in medical practice.

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Religion in Medicine – John B. Dawson