’60 Minutes’ and the Ethics of Breeding Out Disease

Sunday night, on 60 Minutes Norah O’Donnell looked into the reproductive genetics industry.  The entire show’s transcript can be read here.  O’Donnell primarily interacted with two figures, Dr. Mark Hughes and Lee Silver.  Dr. Hughes is a pioneer in pre-implantation genetic diagnosis (PGD), and Silver has patented technology that produces what he calls ‘digital babies’. … More ’60 Minutes’ and the Ethics of Breeding Out Disease

God and Our Little Ones: A Theology of Infant Mortality

According to studies, nearly 50% of pregnancies end in miscarriage, and about 15% of recognized pregnancies end in miscarriage.  That means that if you are reading this article, chances are you either already have experienced or one day will experience the sorrow of losing a child.  You are not alone.  My wife and I suffered … More God and Our Little Ones: A Theology of Infant Mortality