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Supplemental Articles

Teaching Love
  • March 2009, page 24
  • For grades 7-12
  • Side article included: "What is Bioethics?"
  • Nurse, college professor and Maryknoll priest Kenneth Sleyman teaches bioethics to students entering the medical field in Japan. The article shows how cultural differences and similarities affect how these challenging topics are understood. This is a very insightful and helpful piece for students studying life issues. For those particularly interested in bioethics, see the side article by Thomas Nairn, OFM. This is a concise description of the many levels of the biological, moral and emotional questions faced by all.