Courtney S. Campbell is associate professor of theology at Oregon State University in Corvallis.
The Body of Compassion: Ethics, Medicine, and the Church, by Joel James Shuman
A year after the Death with Dignity Act
A 43-year-old Oregon man is progressively paralyzed by the advance of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Cared for by a hospice and his family in his travel trailer, the man requests a lethal dose of medication so that he can end his lif