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Bioethics Open House and Colloquium on January 24

Trinity CommunicationsJanuary 06, 2017

Trinity Graduate School will be hosting a Bioethics Colloquium on Tuesday, January 24, 2017 from 7:00–8:30 p.m. in the Kantzer Auditorium on the Deerfield Campus.

The evening will include a presentation by Dr. John Kilner, Professor of Bioethics and Contemporary Culture at Trinity International University, with a time of discussion and free refreshments following. Dr. Kilner’s topic will be, “Does Human Life Matter if There Is No God?” Dr. Scott Rae, contributor to Kilner’s edited book Why People Matter, will be joining the evening for the presentation and discussion portions of the colloquium via live feed from California. Rae is the dean of the faculty of Talbot Seminary at Biola University, outgoing president of the Evangelical Theological Society, and author of the book Moral Choices.

The event is free and open to the public.

Prior to the colloquium, an open house will be taking place at 5 p.m. in the Norton Welcome Center where prospective students can connect with current students and faculty in the MA in Bioethics program. A free dinner will also be served.


About the Presenter

johnkilner-222x335Dr. Kilner served for more than eleven years as president of The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity on the Trinity campus, where he continues as senior fellow. He is currently co-chair of the bioethics section of the Evangelical Theological Society.

Dr. Kilner has been interviewed in such television venues as NBC (with Tom Brokaw), FOX News (with Bill O’Reilly), CBS, CNN, and PAX, such radio venues as National Public Radio, Moody Broadcasting Network, and Salem Network, and such newspaper venues as the New York Times, Washington Times, and Chicago Tribune. He has served as a professor at Asbury Theological Seminary and at the University of Kentucky and as a senior associate at the Park Ridge Center.

Dr. Kilner has authored/edited twenty-one books published by Eerdmans, Zondervan, Kregel, Tyndale, Yale University Press, and Georgetown University Press, including Biotechnology and the Human GoodLife on the Line: Ethics, Aging, Ending Patients’ Lives, and Allocating Vital ResourcesWhy the Church Needs Bioethics: A Guide to Wise Engagement with Life’s Challenges; and most recently Dignity and Destiny: Humanity in the Image of God. He has also written many articles that have appeared in periodicals such as the Hastings Center ReportJournal of Health Politics, Policy, and LawAmerican Journal of Public HealthArchives of Internal MedicineMayo Clinic ProceedingsAmerican Journal of Jurisprudence and Interpretation.

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