Study guides, books, articles and other resources to learn more about the ELCA's commitment to health and healthcare
See also Social Teaching and Action
Using Caring for Health: Our Shared Endeavor in Your Congregation (2003)
This guide provides:
• General instructions to assist those who will plan and lead discussions on health and health care using the ELCA’s social statement, Caring for Health: Our Shared Endeavor
• Detailed directions for leading a series of discussions for adults, youth, or adults with youth. Suggestions to help in adapting the model to special settings and circumstances.
• Listings of resources for assisting and furthering study and action.
• Handout sheets that may be photocopied for distribution to participants.
Genetics Testing and Screening (1998)
Journal of Lutheran Ethics Articles
Ethical Deliberation at Alegent Health, by Beth Llewellyn and Leslie Kuhnel
Exploring the Impact of the Pandemic Flu in Long Term Care Settings, by The Rev. Greg Wilcox
Living Out a “Social Responsibility”: Reaching Out to Congregations and Communities in a Pandemic, by David B. McCurdy and Bonnie Condon
Planning for an Epidemic, by The Rev. Kaari Reierson
Practical Theology and Practicalities in Church Response to Emergencies, by David R. Smedley
The H1N1 Pandemic: Ethics and the Common Good, by The Rev. Donald Stiger