Autonomy and food biotechnology in theological ethics
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Published by Peter Lang in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


  • Human ecology -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Autonomy (Psychology) -- Religious aspects -- Christianity,
  • Food -- Biotechnology,
  • Genetically modified foods

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementCathriona Russell.
LC ClassificationsBT695.5 .R86 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23170325M
ISBN 109783039118380
LC Control Number2009007537

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