Tuesday, February 26, 2013

C. Everett Koop died today at age 96

The Embattled Career of Dr. Koop

Despite political pressures, the surgeon general was out to fight disease, not people.

Philip Yancey - posted 2/25/2013

Former Surgeon General C. Everett Koop—known for his medical advocacy and his evangelical Christian faith—died today at age 96. This profile, originally published in CT's October 20, 1989, issue, was published shortly after Koop resigned from the Department of Health and Human Services.

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C. Everett Koop on death and dying.
C. Everett Koop is not about to abandon his public platform.
Interview by Philip Yancey

Many people believe that what is legal is right. An interview with C. Everett Koop.
Interview by Cheryl Forbes

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Six evangelical scholars--including C. Everett Koop--in a panel discussion on technology and bioethics. Carl F. H. Henry

The former Surgeon General also spoke about abortion, contraception, and the health care crisis. Ken Sidey

Koop brought abortion into the social conscience of American evangelicals. Kate Shellnutt

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