It’s a bit of a cliché to point out that the new reproductive and genetic technologies (NRGTs) have a way of presenting us with taxing social and ethical challenges. That’s because these technologies touch on issues of personal identity, fate, family, and the beginning of life: all areas that are of profound individual and social significance. And all of these are also areas that can have a strong religious dimension. It will have escaped no one that some religious bodies have taken up very defined positions on techniques of assisted conception, for example.
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