FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE�March 19, 2013
Physician-Ethicist to Present Public Lecture at St. Vladimir�s Seminary:
�How Medicine Is Destroying Pastoral Care�
[SVOTS Communications] The St. Ambrose Society at St. Vladimir's
Orthodox Theological Seminary is sponsoring a free and public lecture
titled "On the Corpse and the Chaplain: How Medicine is Destroying
Pastoral Care" with Dr. Jeffrey P. Bishop M.D., Ph.D. The lecture will
be held at 7:30 p.m. on the Feast of the Annunciation, Monday, March 25,
in the Metropolitan Philip Auditorium of the John G. Rangos Family
building on the Seminary's campus, Yonkers, NY. The lecture will be
followed by a light reception hosted by the Society, which is a
pro-life, student-initiated group.
An Orthodox Christian, Dr. Bishop teaches medical ethics and philosophy
at Saint Louis University, where he holds the Tenet Endowed Chair in
Health Care Ethics and directs the Albert Gnaegi Center for Health Care
Ethics. His scholarly work has focused on the historical, political, and
philosophical conditions that underpin contemporary medical and
scientific practices and theories.
As an author, Dr. Bishop has published his work in medical,
philosophical, and theological journals and has addressed a wide array
of topics from enhancement technologies to clinical ethics consultation
and medical humanities. His first book, The Anticipatory Corpse:
Medicine, Power, and the Care of the Dying
is a philosophical history of the care of the dying, and was published
by the University of Notre Dame Press.
In other professional activities, Dr. Bishop also serves on the
editorial boards of The Journal of Medicine and Philosophy and Christian
Bioethics, and he is an assistant editor of the "Philosophy and
Medicine" series published by Springer.
The lecture will also be streamed live on the St Ambrose Society website
CONTACT: Deborah Belonick
St. Vladimir�s Orthodox Theological Seminary Yonkers, NY
914-961-8313 x363 � deborah@...
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