Written by Kate Harner
Crawford's lecture will focus on religion's controversial influence in the bioethics debate. Although many believe medicine and scientific study should not involve a religious perspective, Crawford will challenge this way of thinking by utilizing his knowledge of comparative religions. He will discuss morality and religious philosophy and how each pertains to current bioethical issues, such as cloning, the human genome project and genetic engineering.
Crawford has studied religion since 1952. He received his doctorate of theology from the Pacific School of Religion in
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