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Title Acceptable genes? : religious traditions and genetically modified foods / edited by Conrad G. Brunk and Harold Coward.

Imprint Albany, N.Y. : SUNY Press, ©2009.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  215.7 A169A    Check Shelf
Description vi, 272 pages ; 23 cm.
Series SUNY series on religion and the environment
SUNY series on religion and the environment.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Genetics and genetically modified organisms / Samuel Abraham -- Ethical perspectives on food biotechnology / Paul B. Thompson -- Does vegetarianism preclude eating GM foods? / Lyne Létourneau -- "When you plow the field, your Torah is with you" : genetic modification and GM food in the Jewish tradition(s) / Laurie Zoloth -- Some Christian reflections on GM food / Donald Bruce -- Genetically modified foods and Muslim ethics / Ebrahim Moosa -- A hundred autumns to flourish: Hindu attitudes to genetically modified food / Vasudha Narayanan -- The Karma of genetically modified food : a Buddhist perspective / David R. Loy -- "So that you may have it with no harm" : changing attitudes toward food in Late Imperial China / Hsiung Ping-chen -- Born from bears and corn : why indigenous knowledge systems and beliefs matter in the debate on GM foods / Shiri Pasternak, Lorenzo Mazgul, Nancy J. Turner -- Regulatory and innovation implications of religious and ethical sensitivitIes concerning GM food / Conrad G. Brunk, Nola M. Ries, Leslie C. Rodgers.
Summary "Modern biotechnology has surpassed science fiction with such feats as putting fish genes in tomatoes to create a more cold-resistant crop. While the environmental and health concerns over such genetically modified foods have been the subject of public debate, religious and spiritual viewpoints have been given short shrift. This book seeks to understand the moral and religious attitudes of groups within pluralistic societies whose traditions and beliefs raise for them unique questions about food and dietary practice."--Jacket.
Subject Genetically modified foods -- Religious aspects.
Food -- Biotechnology -- Religious aspects.
Food, Genetically Modified.
Religion and Science.
Organisms, Genetically Modified.
Attitude to Health.
Added Author Brunk, Conrad G. (Conrad Grebel), 1945-
Coward, Harold G.
Added Title Religious traditions and genetically modified foods
ISBN 9781438428949 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
1438428944 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
9781438428956 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
1438428952 (hbk. ; alk. paper)
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