Christian Perspectives on Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicides.
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...assistance (Nayernouri, 2011, p. 54). Nayernouri (2011) further delineates the practice of euthanasia from suicide. As she explains, suicide is an act that one takes by oneself, without assistance, and this is not as controversial as euthanasia as the act of suicide is presumably one’s right, although the world’s religions, including Christianity, Islam... ?Introduction Euthanasia has been around for thousands of years, although it used to be perfectly acceptable. The ancient Greeks and Romans condoned the practice, and actually celebrated it. This changed with Christianity, as the belief was that man was made in God's image, and only God has the power to create life or take it away. Since then, the...