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First Things readers in the greater Chicagoland area may be interested in an upcoming conference on Global Bioethics sponsored by the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity .  It will be held July 16-18, 2009 on the campus of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois.  Among the featured speakers are yours truly , O. Carter Snead (Notre Dame Law School), and David P. Gushee (Mercer University).  You can find out more about the conference  here .

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