Martin E. Marty
The Century contributing editor's name has been on the masthead since 1956. He is an emeritus professor at the University of Chicago.
David Heim recently highlighted the article in the June 9 issue of The New Republic (subscribers only) by pioneer bioethicist Daniel Callahan and Sherwin B. Nuland, author of How We Die. According to Callahan and Nuland, our health-care system has for decades "been waging an unrelenting war against disease," with dire effects on the culture.