Posts tagged "terry schiavo"
The Patient Body: A Special Sustaining Power

The Patient Body: A Special Sustaining Power

“The Patient Body” is a monthly column by Ann Neumann about issues at the intersection of religion and medicine.

Dumb, Dumber, Dumbest

There is no shortage of foolish rhetoric clamoring for the attention of poor Terri Schiavo, from both the self-declared “culture of life” and the smeared “culture of death.” The mystery here is why the press is so unable, or unwilling, to distinguish the grandstanders and the crusaders from those with actual, relevant comments. We hope,...

The Original Plan Was To Go With A “Sea of Love” Theme, But Another School Had Already Claimed It

“GOP leaders in both houses describe [the Terry Schiavo] case as having to do with the ‘culture of life’ theme expected to be central in the 2006 congressional races.” — Gail Russell Chaddock in The Christian Science Monitor. What’s interesting about the Schiavo case is the attempt by some anti-euthanasia activists to turn the life or...