Bioethics

Overview

The Bioethics program unit is devoted to examining issues in health care and biotechnology that constitute the field of bioethics.

Issues addressed include reproductive technologies, abortion, informed consent, human embryonic research, cloning, genetic testing, gene editing and design, health care access, end-of-life decision-making, medicide (physician-assisted suicide, euthanasia), artificial life extension, nanotechnology, and transhumanism, among many others.

The program unit has particular interest in exploring relevant biblical teachings and how to communicate their insights effectively within the church and in the public square.