Gilbert Meilander and Scott Rae | September 23, 2021

Bioethics and the Character of Human Life (with Gilbert Meilander)

Gilbert Meilander has spent his life at the intersection of theology and bioethics, including being selected for George W. Bush's bioethics commission that ran for most of his two terms as President. In his new book, Bioethics and the Character of Human Life, we get the "greatest hits" of Meilander's work and insight. Join Scott as he discusses Meilander's time on the Presidential bioethics commission as well as wisdom from his new book.

Gilbert Meilander is Research Professor of Theology at Valparaiso University. He is a fellow at the Hastings Center and former member of President George W. Bush’s National Bioethics Advisory Commission. He is the author of numerous books and articles in Christian ethics and bioethics, including Bioethics: A Primer for Christians.

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Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell