Genetic Engineering




The Specter of Transhumanism

CGG Weekly by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

"Maximum Ride" is a popular science-fiction/action-adventure series, ultimately to be eight books, written by novelist James Patterson. These books, aimed at teens, are loosely based ...



Embryonic Stem-Cell Research: The Promise and the Reality (Part One)

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Stem-cell research has recently been in the news as a few bills wound their way through the U.S. Congress. Charles Whitaker takes the opportunity to explain the details of embryonic stem-cell research, exposing some of the hidden truths science and busines. . .



Embryonic Stem-Cell Research: The Promise and the Reality (Part Two)

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

Biotechnology, particularly stem-cell research, is the future—or so screams the media, as well as many scientists, actors, and politicians. Charles Whitaker, however, begs to disagree: While we have been inundated by hype, the realities of stem-cell . . .



Fooling With the Code

'Prophecy Watch' by Richard T. Ritenbaugh

Science has ventured into the field of genetics, an area traditionally considered part of God's exclusive domain as Creator. What does God think about this intrusion? Will man create life? How will God react?



Michael Crichton and End-Time Disasters

Commentary by John W. Ritenbaugh

John Ritenbaugh, reflecting on the literary works of Michael Crichton, a former student of science, suggests that Crichton perennially asked the questions, "Do these scientists know what they are doing?" "Are they aware of the long-term effe. . .



The Zeitgeist of Suicide (Part Four): A Soup Tureen of Trouble

'Prophecy Watch' by Charles Whitaker

With populations around the world in decline, how will governments and businesses maintain the present standard of living? Charles Whitaker reveals that their solution, hinted at in the sudden surge in biotechnology, resides in technology discovering a bra. . .



Procreative Madness: The Price Our Offspring Pay for Lawlessness

'World Watch' by Charles Whitaker

New technologies may potentially change the very definition of motherhood, as a typically American form of "consumer-driven . . . eugenics" develops. Building "designer babies" could become big business. Yet, warns Charles Whitaker, bioethicists offer litt. . .



The Seeds of Change (Part 1)

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins reveals that for the past decade American have been consuming genetically engineered or modified food. Unfortunately, when humans tamper with nature, deadly consequences accrue. God created Israel a seed of the highest quality, but when they. . .



The Beginning of History

Feast of Tabernacles Sermon by Charles Whitaker

Charles Whitaker asserts that, if there is a defining element of the American or Western zeitgeist, it is the belief that history is progress: Mankind, along with his nature and governments, is on an inevitable course of advancement. This evolutionary mind. . .



A Seed of Highest Quality

Sermon by Martin G. Collins

Martin Collins, citing an article describing the process of gene-splicing seeds with herbicides and pesticides, suggests that the poisons spliced to these genetically modified seeds are making the consumers of these products susceptible to cancer and other. . .