CASE News: 14 May 2009

May 14, 2009

  • Audio from Medical Ethics Conference
  • Manufacturing Humans: The Borderlands between Human and Divine Control
  • Latest posts on the CASE Blog

1. Audio from Medical Ethics Conference

On the 21st March 2009, CASE ran a conference focusing on significant issues in the ethically-charged field of medicine. The conference programme ran as follows:

  • Dr Andrew Cole: Why Should Christians be Interested in Ethics in Medicine?
  • Dr Megan Best: Ethical Issues at the Beginning of Life
  • Dr Patrina Caldwell: Medical Research Involving Children
  • Dr John Dearin: End of Life Issues - Euthanasia
  • Dr Mel Cusi: Victorian Abortion Legislation: Where Does Conscientious Objection Fit In?
  • Melinda Tankard Reist: ‘My Soul Died When My Baby Died’: The Grief of Abortion

The MP3 of Andrew Cole’s talk is available to be downloaded. MP3 audio files of most of the rest of the conference will also available for CASE Associates only (coming soon).

A CD containing MP3 audio files of most of the conference will also be available for purchase for $15 or 2 for $25 (including postage and handling in Australia). To pre-order a CD (they should be ready next month):

  • Call 02 9381 1999 with your postal address and credit card details.
  • Send a fax to: 02 9381 1909 with the subject ‘CASE medical ethics CD order’ and include your name, postal address, credit card details and number of CDs you would like.
  • Send a cheque (payable to ‘New College’) to: CASE medical ethics CD order/New College/ UNSW, Sydney 2052/ NSW. Please remember to include a note with your name, postal address and number of CDs you would like.

To listen to Andrew Cole’s talk click here.

2. Manufacturing Humans: The Borderlands between Human and Divine Control

On Friday 29th May at 7.30pm, Professor Gareth Jones (Professor of Anatomy & Structural Biology, and Deputy Vice-Chancellor at Otago University in New Zealand) will be giving a public lecture on the topic: ‘Manufacturing Humans: The Borderlands between Human and Divine Control’. This event is jointly run by ISCAST (Christians in Science and Technology) and CASE and will be held at New College (UNSW, 330 Anzac Pde, Kensington). Everyone is welcome. 

3. Latest posts on the CASE Blog

In our CASE blog we seek to engage with issues and ideas that are relevant to contemporary life. We welcome your comments and feedback. Our latest blog posts are:


Professor Trevor Cairney Director, Centre for Apologetic Scholarship and Education (CASE)

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