Dr. Michael Polnik is back with a bimonthly podcast on Orthodoxy and Bioethics. This episode is a reintroduction of the podcast and a discussion on the role of science, asking questions, and the formation of our conscience as Orthodox Christians.
his week, Dr. Polnik continues to look at clinical ethics by exploring the value ladened reality of ethics, the principlist method of reasoning, and exploring other areas where clinical ethics could be useful.
This week, Dr. Polnik begins an exploration of The Freedom of Morality by Christos Yannaras. This seminal text in Orthodox Moral thought is founded on the idea that freedom is the key facet of moral action and spiritual development. Eastern moral thought is much more than simply following rules and laws.
Dr. Micheal Polnik continues to discuss the method of the human mind and it’s intricacies. Today, Dr. Polnik covers how the mind uses past experiences and what that means in the life of an Orthodox Christian.