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Hope College
Critical Issues Symposium 2003

Putting Science In Its Place: Discovery & Responsibility

Sept. 30-Oct. 1, 2003

Putting Science In It's Place: Discovery and Responsibility

Although the final schedule is being worked out, the CIS committee is excited to highlight three of the visitors coming to our campus.

Opening Keynote Address

Gerald McKenny, Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7:00 pm in Dimnent Chapel

McKenny is a leader in theological ethics and biotechnology, and the author of To Relieve the Human Condition (SUNY, 1997), a Choice Outstanding Book. He also published over 25 articles in Christian Ethics and biomedical ethics. He is co-editor of the forthcoming, The Ethical (Blackwell), and his current research in theological ethics focuses on the problem of the relation of grace to morality in Kant and beyond. McKenny received his Ph.D from the University of Chicago, and has B.A. from Wheaton College, and his M.Div from Princeton Theological seminary. He is currently Associate Professor of Christian Ethics at the University of Notre Dame.