Reading Lists

Refugees, Immigration and the Bible

Posted by Lydia Hope Arant on March 17, 2017

This is a small, yet growing collection that sheds light on the pressing issues surrounding the refugee crisis, immigrants and the Christians response.

Racial Reconciliation

Posted by Lydia Hope Arant on March 17, 2017

A growing, yet thoughtful collection surrounding the issue of race and racism in the American church. These authors address this issue and how the church can honor the Lord through racial reconciliation.

Dr. Christopher Hooks "Euthanasia and Ethics Book List"

Posted by Lydia Hope Arant on March 28, 2016

In the field of medical ethics, Dr. Christopher Hook has actively been involved in scholarship and research in the areas of end-of-life ethics, reproductive medicine ethics, genetic ethics, the ethics of biotechnology (including stem cell and cloning research), transplantation ethics, the ethics of new technologies (particularly cybernetics, nanotechnology and artificial intelligence), the philosophy of technology and science, and research involving teaching methods in ethics.

He has expressed these interests internally to Mayo by founding the Mayo Clinical Ethics Council, the Ethics Counsultation Service, the Ethics Education Committee, the Reproductive Medicine Advisory Board, the DNA Research Sub-committee of the IRB, the Institutional Ethics & Bioterrorism Task Force, and assisting the formation of the Transplantation Ethics Advisory Board and the Psychogenomic Ethics Advisory Board.

Externally, he has actively been involved in several projects as Senior Fellow of the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity in Bannockburn, Illinois, as a Fellow of the Council for Biotechnology Policy and the Wilberforce Forum, both in Washington, D.C., as a Fellow of the Institute for Biotechnology & the Human Future of the Illinois Institute of Technology/Kent Law School in Chicago, IL, and as a member of the HHS Secretarys Advisory Committee on Genetics, Health and Society in Washington, D.D.