My Questions About the Ethics of Embryo Selection

“…they run the risk of bearing children with a gene that will probably cause a slow and painful death, albeit a death many decades in the future. What should they do?” [Read more…]

Who I’m Reading: an Introduction to Ellen Painter Dollar

An introduction to blogger Ellen Painter Dollar, who writes about faith, parenting, ethics, and disability [Read more…]

Advent Reading

One big, and four small, suggestions for Advent reading. [Read more…]

Grateful for Down Syndrome?

I continue to believe that there is something about Down syndrome that is good, that prompts love and joy and laughter and brings people together. [Read more…]

The Ethics of Reproductive Choices: An Interview with Ellen Painter Dollar

This morning, I linked to my post for her.meneutics in which I reviewed Ellen Painter Dollar’s No Easy Choice: A Story of Disability, Parenthood and Faith in an Age of Advanced Reproduction. As a follow up to that review, I asked Ellen to reflect upon some of the questions her book raised for me: As [Read More…]