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Bioethics Conference Slated at Cedarville University

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Bioethics Conference Slated at Cedarville University

Kerby Anderson, president of Probe Ministries International, will be the featured speaker at "What Does it Mean to be Human? A Christian Perspective in Bioethics," Thursday, November 1 at Cedarville University. Anderson's topics at this free conference will include abortion, fetal tissue experimentation, stem cell research, and euthanasia. Sessions will be held at 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. For more information about the conference, visit www.cedarville.edu/bioethics/.

by Public Relations Office

October 18, 2001

Cedarville, Ohio—Cedarville University will host the seventh annual Conference on Bioethical Issues, titled "What Does it Mean to be Human? A Christian Perspective in Bioethics," on Thursday, November 1, 2001. This year’s conference, co-sponsored by Mount Vernon Nazarene College, features Kerby Anderson, president of Probe Ministries International. Anderson will present modern medical technologies and the moral questions they create while discussing how to be involved in the public debate. At 5 p.m., Anderson will present "Personhood at the Beginning of Life," which will focus on abortion, fetal tissue experimentation, and stem cell research. Following a dinner break, the conference will reconvene at 7:30 p.m. with "Personhood at the End of Life," discussing euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. All sessions will be in the Jeremiah Chapel of the Dixon Ministry Center on the Cedarville University campus. These sessions are free and open to the public. Anderson received his B.S. from Oregon State University, his M.F.S. from Yale University, and his M.A. from Georgetown University. He has authored several books, including Living Ethically in the 90s and Moral Dilemmas, as well as nationally syndicated editorials that have appeared in many prominent newspapers. Anderson also hosts the radio program "Probe" and frequently serves as guest host on "Point of View" (USA Radio Network) and "Open Line" (Moody). The Probe Ministries Web site is www.probe.org. For more information about the conference, visit www.cedarville.edu/bioethics/.