Stem Cell Research & Human Cloning: Raising the Questions
Scientific Research, Ethical Considerations, Policy Implications
Friends Forum (February 29, 2004)
The Friends of the Bethel College Library
Office of Alumni & Parent Services
Dr. Don Postema, Professor of Philosophy, Bethel College
Dr. Stacey Hunter Hecht, Assistant Professor of Political Science,
Dr. William S. Oetting, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine
Institute of Human Genetics, University of Minnesota
Dr. William S. Oetting, Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine
Institute of Human Genetics, University of Minnesota
Dr. Don Postema
Professor of Philosophy, Bethel College
Dr. Stacey Hunter Hecht
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Bethel College
A view from the balcony
Stem Cell Research and Human Cloning Bibliography
Books Available from Bethel University and Seminary
Bonnicksen, A. L. (2002). In Crafting a cloning policy
: from Dolly to stem cells. Washington, D.C: Georgetown University Press.
(BCL Main Collection 174.957 B718c 2002)
Burley, J., & Harris, J. (2002). In A companion to genethics. Malden,
MA: Blackwell Publishers. (Bethel College Library A41)
Egendorf, L. K. (2003). In Medicine. Farmington Hills, MI; San Diego:
Greenhaven Press; Thomson/ Gale. (BCL Ready Reference Medi 2003)
Gehring, V. V. (2003). In Genetic prospects : essays on biotechnology,
ethics, and public policy. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers.
(Bethel College Library A1)
Holland, S., Lebacqz, K., & Zoloth, L. (2001). In The human embryonic
stem cell debate : science, ethics, and public policy. Cambridge, Mass:
MIT Press. (BCL Main Collection 174.28 H9182 2001)
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Biological and Biomedical
Applications of Stem Cell Research. (2002). In Stem cells and the future
of regenerative medicine. Washington, D.C: National Academy Press. (BCL
Main Collection 571.835 S8246 2002)
Peters, T. (2003). In Playing God? : genetic determinism and human freedom
(2nd ed.). New York: Routledge. (BCL Main Collection 174.29 P483p 2003)
Peters, T. (2003). In Science, theology, and ethics. Aldershot, Hants,
England ; Burlington, VT: Ashgate. (BSEM Main Collection 241 P483)
President's Council on Bioethics (U.S.). (2002). In Human cloning and
human dignity : the report of the President's Council on Bioethics (1st
ed.). New York: PublicAffairs. (BCL Main Collection 176 P9339h 2002)
Ruse, M., & Pynes, C. A. (2003). In The stem cell controversy :
debating the issues. Amherst, N.Y: Prometheus Books. (BCL Main Collection
174.2 S8246 2003)
Snow, N. E. (2003). In Stem cell research : new frontiers in science
and ethics. Notre Dame, Ind: University of Notre Dame Press. (On order
for Bethel Seminary Library)
United States. (1999). In Anonymous , Ethical issues in human stem cell
research. Rockville, Md. (6100 Executive Blvd., Ste. 5B01, Rockville
20892- 7508): National Bioethics Advisory Commission. (BCL Main Collection
174.28 U5873e v.1) (v.2 & 3 available online)
Waters, B., & Cole-Turner, R. (2003). In God and the embryo : religious
voices on stem cells and cloning. Washington, D.C: Georgetown University
Press. (BSEM Main Collection 174.25 G577) (On order for Bethel College
Recent Periodical and Newspaper Articles
Albert S. Moraczewski, May One Benefit from the Evil Deeds of Others?
(2002). Issues in Law & Medicine, 18(1) 97(2).
Bedford-Strohm, H. (2002). Sacred body?: Stem cell research and human
cloning. The Ecumenical Review, 54(3) 240.
Bettelheim, A. (1999, December 17). Embryo research. CQ Researcher,
Brogaard, B. (2002). The moral status of the human embryo: the twinning
argument. (The New Bioethics). Free Inquiry, 23(1) 45(4).
Cloning: Boston researchers create human clone embryo. (2004). Genomics
& Genetics Weekly, 32.
SE.U. governments postpone decision to fund new stem cell research.
(2004). Health & Medicine Week, 627.
Fact Sheet On Embryonic Stem Cell Research Released By The White House.
(Brief Article). (2001). Biomedical Market Newsletter, 11(7) 5.
Gottweis, H. (2002). Stem cell policies in the United States and in
Germany: between bioethics and regulation. Policy Studies Journal, 30(4)
Hansen, J. S. (2002). Embryonic stem cell production through therapeutic
cloning has fewer ethical problems than stem cell harvest from surplus
IVF embryos. (Original Article). Journal of medical ethics, 28(2) 86(3).
Holden, C., & Kaiser, J. (2002). Report backs ban; ethics panel
debuts. (Human Cloning). (Council on Bioethics) . Science, 295(5555)
Lefkowitz, J. (2003, Oct 30). The Facts on Stem Cells.The Washington
Post, pp. A.23.
Marquis, D. (2002). Stem cell research: the failure of bioethics. (The
New Bioethics). Free Inquiry, 23(1) 40(5).
Meilaender, G. (2003, Jun 8). Arguing honestly about stem cells.Chicago
Tribune, pp. 9.
Moran, J. (2003). Embryonic stem cell research. The Humanist, 63(4)
Pollack, A. (2004, February 13). Medical and Ethical Issues Cloud Cloning
for Therapy. New York Times, pp. A.22.
Precedence and ethics for the use of stem cells. (Letter to the Editor).
(2003). Southern medical journal, 96(3) 317(2).
Shannon, T. A. (2001). Human embryonic stem cell therapy. Theological
Studies, 62(4) 811.
Stem Cells: Human embryo stem cells produced in Japan. (2004). Gene
Therapy Weekly, 41.
Tada, J. E. (2003). The threat of biotech. Christianity Today, 47(3)
Wolf, S. M., Kahn, J. P., & Wagner, J. E. (2003). Using
preimplantation genetic diagnosis to create a stem cell donor: issues,
guidelines & limits. Journal of Law, Medicine & Ethics, 31(3)
Stem Cell Week -- Issues from Oct. 2001 to the present are available
in full-text for Bethel students, faculty, and staff via the Library’s