Gender, Religion and IVF

A focus on condemning particular therapies and methods of intervention, or on the limits of individual autonomy, overlooks crucial dimensions of the lived experience of infertility globally.

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A response to Damian Howard, SJ

As I read Damian Howard’s comments in his recent blog entry, I started to engage in my own self-critical assessment. In my previous blog entry I may have given the impression of being a thoroughgoing supporter of rationalism in order to provoke Muslim exclusivist legal-juridical discourse to consider a more universalist, text-based argument that suggests a default secularity of Islamic religious thought.

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Bridging Bioethics and Social Ethics

Religious traditions can and should provide resources for challenging the extremes of liberal individualism and exposing the religions of science and the market at work in constructing and mediating choices—all kinds of choices—about the development, use, and distribution of biotechnologies.

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