November 11-13, 2019


International Conference on Protecting the Future Generation and the Ethics of Human Reproduction

In the area of life issues, there is a great deal of common ground that can be shared among these three Abrahamic faiths. A great part of humanity is a member of these faiths and more than ever, the advances in biotechnology and medicine are posing new challenges that religion often is not been able to offer an adequate response.

Venue: Hassan II Mosque, 

Boulevard de la Corniche, Casablanca 20000, Morocco

“Multicultural and Interreligious Perspectives on the Ethics of Human Reproduction”

Editors: Joseph Tham, Alberto Garcia Gómez, John Lunstroth
Publisher: Springer
Year: 2021

This book includes a number of distinct religious and secular views on the anthropological, ethical and social challenges of reproductive technologies in the light of human rights and in the context of global bioethics.  It includes contributions of bioethics experts from six major religions—Buddhism, Confucianism, Christianity, Islam, Hinduism and Judaism—as well as secular authors.  The chapters  include commentaries discussing the content cross-religious/secular tradition to give a comparative perspective.  Not only the volume editors but also the contributing authors took part in reviewing each others’ chapter making this a unique collected volume, not common in interreligious dialogue today. This text appeals to researchers and students working in the fields of bioethics and religious/secular studies.