The History of Euthanasia (with Richard Weikart)

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By Talbot School of Theology at Biola University, Talbot School of Theology at Biola University / Sean McDowell, and Scott Rae. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Why should Christians care about euthanasia and physician assisted suicide? And how did we get to the place we are today in which "death with dignity" is considered increasingly acceptable? In this episode, Sean interviews historian Richard Weikart on these questions and more. Professor Weikart describes some of they key ideas that gave rise to the euthanasia movement and explains how the debate about euthanasia is part of a larger conflict between competing ideas.

Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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