Currently reading Ronald Cole-Turner’s survey paper “Design and Destiny: Philosophical and Religious Perspectives on Human Germline Modification” prepared for â€œScience and Religion: Global Perspectivesâ€, June 4-8, 2005, in Philadelphia and available here. It’s got some stuff in it on “preimplantation genetic diagnosis”, which starts with IVF but incorporates genetic testing of the embyro(s) prior to implantation, and a variety of responses (both secular and religious) to human germline modification.
Related to this is the article Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly . COVER STORY . Impossible Choices . April 15, 2005 | PBS which looks at the nightmare of bioethical dilemmas faced by two everyday couples.