Session

Obedient unto death?: euthanasia and assisted suicide

Session date: Tuesday 5th August 2014 Session time: 11:45 am - 12:45 pm Session location: LT9 Session track

In this seminar Dr Peter Saunders, the Chief Executive of the Christian Medical Fellowship will be interviewed about the ongoing debate surrounding assisted suicide and euthanasia. In recent years, there have been attempts to legalise assisted suicide in Scotland and in England and Wales. In this session, hosted by the Christian social policy charity CARE in Northern Ireland, we will ask Dr Saunders about the theological and medical issues at stake in the debate in this area. There will be time for questions at the end of the session.

Session Speakers

Peter Saunders

Peter Saunders was formerly a general surgeon and since 1992 has served full-time with Christian Medical Fellowship, a UK-based organisation with 4,500 UK doctors and 800 medical students as members, first as head of Student Ministries and since 1999 as chief executive. He is also campaign director of the Care Not Killing Alliance, a coalition […]

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