Banner, Michael

Banner, Michael

Michael Banner, an ordained Anglican priest, is Dean of Trinity College, Cambridge having previous served as Director of the ESRC Genomics Research Program and F.D. Maurice Professor of Moral and Social Theology at King's College, London. He has been active on various government commissions, chairing a MAFF Committee of Enquiry on the Ethics of Emerging Technologies in the Breeding of Farm Animals (1993-5) and the Department of Health’s CJD Incidents Panel (2000-3). From 1998 to 2006 he also chaired the Home Office's Animal Procedures Committee.  He has been a member of the Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution and of the Agriculture and Environment Biotechnology Commission.

Internet Resources

Sadly there appears to be little online written by Banner:

Christianity & Civil Society in Chambers & Kymlicka, Alternative Conceptions of Civil Society, 2008 [PDF]

Turning the world upside down (partial), pp1-20 of opening chapter of Christian Ethics & Contemporary Moral Problems [PDF]

A Theologians' Brief on the Place of the Human Embryo in Christian Tradition [signatory]

St Andrew's Day Statement (on human sexuality) [RTF - a signatory]

Report of lecture on Genetics & Human Nature, Wycliffe College, Toronto, 2004 [PDF, p10]

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