On today’s show, we’re going to talk about genetic engineering, pursuing truth in a post-Christian culture and the search for Adam.
Our guest is Father Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., is Professor in the Department of Biology of Providence College. He received his Ph.D. in biology from MIT and does research in experimental molecular biology. He is a Dominican priest and holds a doctorate in theology from the Univ. of Fribourg in Switzerland. Among other distinctions he is an investigator in the NIH-Rhode Island Idea Network of Biomedical Research Excellence Program. He is the author of Biomedicine and Beatitude: An Introduction to Catholic Bioethics (CUA Press, 2011) and co-author of Thomistic Evolution: a Catholic approach to understanding evolution in the light of faith (Cluny Media, 2016). Fr. Nicanor is on the Board of the Society of Catholic Scientists.
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