WARSAW - Controversial German anatomist Gunther von Hagens has been barred from preserving corpses for exhibition in the western Polish village of Sieniawa Zarska, it was reported on Friday.
Dubbed "Dr. Frankenstein" or "Dr. Death", von Hagens and his 89-year-old father Gerhard Liebchen have plans to make the sleepy village their global headquarters for preparing corpses for von Hagens' "Bodyworld" exhibitions.
But Gazeta Wyborcza newspaper said on Friday that the village council had only permitted him to make cold-storage chambers and wooden models of the bodies.
Three-quarters of council members opposed allowing von Hagen's corpses to be preserved for exhibition purposes in a laboratory. The council had earlier asked the public prosecutor's office to clarify the legal situation. This ruled that preserving corpses for exhibition purposes was illegal in Poland - even if the deceased had...
Please go to "Let The Bible Speak" commentary by Pastor Alan Cairns, dated April 27, 2006 - "Exploitation of the Dead". Find it here at Sermonaudio under Sermons by Speaker: Alan Cairns (Faith Free Presbyterian Church of Greenville, SC).
Also, in searching out this subject on the net, I found the following: www.cor-labs.com A company that has patented the "plastination process", using exclusive rights to chemicals made by Dow, offering "Eternal Preservation" of loved ones! Check it out! This is real!
I will be contacting legislators, pastors, other Christians, anybody who will listen, to try to raise public awareness of this horrendous "business practice"