Bioethikos: Bringing Life to Bioethics


The Ethics of Charlie Gard (42)

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan

My guest is Dr.Justin Cole, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, who specializes in pediatrics. We discuss the difficult and tragic case of Charlie Gard, the desperately ill baby who recently passed away in the U.K., in the midst of an international controversy.

Pro-Life Advocacy: What is the Best Strategy? (41)

Wednesday, June 14th, 2017 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan

My guest is Seth Dreyer, Director of Training for Created Equal, a pro-life advocacy group based in Columbus, Ohio. We talk about attempts to limit or restrict abortion through legislation, especially in Ohio. We discuss how these attempts may fare in the larger goal of overturning the 1973 Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision. Seth also shares ways to engage the public, and to appeal to hearts and minds on the question of abortion.

The Ethics of Race (40)

Wednesday, September 21st, 2016 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan

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My guest is Pastor David Myles, Teaching Elder at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Xenia, Ohio. Pastor Myles. Our subject is the vexing problem of racism in the U.S., a problem that Christians often find difficult to discuss.

Ethics and Transgender Children (39)

Monday, February 8th, 2016 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan

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Dr. Michelle Cretella is a pediatrician, and President of the American College of Pediatricians. ACP is a national organization of pediatricians and other healthcare professionals dedicated to the health and well-being of children. Our conversation in this interview deals with the controversial topic of transgender children, and how to address this issue from a scientific and compassionate perspective.

American College of Pediatricians Website

Obamacare and Limited Government (38)

Tuesday, December 15th, 2015 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan


On March 23, 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, commonly known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA) or simply Obamacare. In this podcast, we interview Cedarville University senior communications major Morgan Bergoon. From her perspective of limited government, Morgan offers a critique of the ACA, and her suggestions for alternative solutions to our modern health care crisis.

Turning Point website

Protecting Lives That Can Feel Pain (37)

Monday, October 5th, 2015 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan


We talk with Hannah Wegman, a 2013 graduate of Cedarville University, about the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act. Hannah is a project coordinator and writer for Concerned Women for America in Washington, D.C.

Concerned Women for America website

More about the Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

The Ethics of Assisted Suicide (36)

Monday, September 21st, 2015 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan


What is behind the modern movement to legalize physician-assisted suicide? We interview David C. Gibbs III, President and General Counsel of the National Center for Life and Liberty.

National Center for Life and Liberty Website:

Abortion and the Apologetics of Life (35)

Monday, August 31st, 2015 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan


Scott Klusendorf is the founder and president of Life Training Institute (Website). He recently spoke for two mornings in the Cedarville University Chapel, where he engaged our students in the logic of pro-life arguments. In this podcast, he and I reflect on the recent Planned Parenthood videos, our current cultural context, and how we can better reach the public with the pro-life message.

Standing With Those Who Stand for Life (34)

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan


I had the chance to sit down with Paul Coudron, Executive Director of Dayton Right to Life. The Center for Bioethics is excited to partner with this important advocate for the unborn. During the interview, we talk about the recent successful Ride for Life (which included the Cedarville University campus) and an upcoming event on September 22nd. Dr. Ben Carson: neurosurgeon, pro-life advocate, and candidate for U.S. President, will be speaking at the University of Dayton arena.

Dayton Right to Life

Christians and Birth Control (33)

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015 by Dr. Dennis Sullivan


An interview with KRRC Radio (“The Bridge FM”) and Pastor Even Goeglein of Faith Lutheran Church in Rogue River, OR. We discuss the modern use of oral contraceptives, and a new law in Oregon that permits pharmacists to prescribe and dispense them.

Rogue River, OR: KRRC Radio “The Bridge”