report | Aug 24, 2004

GOP the Religion-Friendly Party, But Stem Cell Issue May Help Democrats

Navigate this Report GOP More Friendly to Religion Stem Cell Research Views Shifting Catholic Leaders and Communion Churches and Politics Politicians and Faith Gay Marriage Ten Commandments in Public Buildings As the Republicans gather in New York to nominate George W. Bush for a second term, more Americans see the Republican Party than the Democratic […]

transcript | Mar 31, 2004

The Pursuit of Perfection: A Conversation on the Ethics of Genetic Engineering

3:00 – 5:00 p.m. Washington, D.C. Featuring: Michael Sandel, Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government, Harvard University; member, President’s Council on Bioethics; author of “The Case Against Perfection,” The Atlantic Monthly, April 2004 Responding: Lee M. Silver, Professor at Princeton University in the Department of Molecular Biology and the Woodrow Wilson School […]

transcript | Nov 15, 2002

Stem Cells & Clones: Theological Perspectives on Biomedical Research

9:30am – 12:30pm University of Chicago Divinity School Chicago, Illinois Gilbert Meilaender is the Phyllis and Richard Duesenberg Professor of Christian Ethics at Valparaiso University. His work focuses upon theological and medical ethics. In 2001 he was appointed to the President’s Council on Bioethics, which recently issued a major report entitled “Human Cloning and Human […]

report | Mar 6, 2002

Interfaith Panel looks to President’s Bioethics Council to frame public debate

Panel divided over moral status of human embryo The President’s Council on Bioethics should work to establish a framework for public moral debate and should determine how to make progress in a discussion that is essentially gridlocked over the issue of the moral status of the human embryo, a panel of Christian and Jewish theologians […]

transcript | Feb 27, 2002

Moral Status of the Human Embryo

9:30a.m. – 11:00a.m. National Press Club Washington, D.C. A discussion including: Ronald Cole-Turner, H. Parker Sharp Professor of Theology and Ethics, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary Kevin FitzGerald, Dr. David Lauler Chair in Catholic Health Care Ethics at the Center for Clinical Bioethics and Research Associate Professor, Georgetown University Medical Center Brent Waters, Director of The Center […]

transcript | May 3, 2001

Human Cloning: Religious Perspectives

Washington, D.C. Discussants: Robert Best, President, Culture of Life Foundation, Inc. Dr. Nigel Cameron, Dean, The Wilberforce Forum, and Chair, Advisory Board for the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity Abdulaziz Sachedina, Professor of Religious Studies, University of Virginia Rabbi Moses D. Tendler, Rabbi Isaac and Bella Tendler Professor of Jewish Medical Ethics and Professor […]

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