“Case Study: End of Life Decisions,” the Christian worldview

The practice of health care providers at alt levels brings you into contact with people from a variety of faiths.
This calls for knowledge and understanding of a diversity of faith expressions; for the purpose of this
course, the focus will be on the Christian worldview.

Based on “Case Study: End of Life Decisions,” the Christian worldview, and the worldview questions
presented in the required topic study materials you will complete an ethical analysis of George’s situation
and his decision from the perspective of the Christian worldview.

Provide ethical analysis while answering the following questions:

1.How would George interpret his suffering in light of the Christian narrative, with an emphasis on the
failenness of the world?

2.How would George interpret his suffering in light of the Christian narrative, with an emphasis on the hope
of resurrection?

3.As George contemplates life with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), how would the Christian worldview
inform his view about the value of his life as a person?

4 What sorts of values and considerations would the Christian worldview focus on in deliberating about
whether or not George should opt for euthanasia?

5.Given the above, what options would be morally justified in the Christian worldview for George and why?
6Based on your worldview, what decision would you make if you were in George’s situation?