C. Ben Mitchell

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C. Ben Mitchell is the Graves Professor of Moral Philosophy at the Southern Baptist Convention affiliated Union University in Jackson Tennessee.[1]

He was the Director of the Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity and associate professor of Bioethics and Contemporary Culture at the Protestant Evangelical Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois.[2]


A biographical note states that he "is also a consultant with the Center for Genetics & Public Policy at Johns Hopkins University. He is codirector for Biotechnology Policy and Fellow of the Council for Biotechnology Policy in Washington, D.C., as well as a Fellow of the Institute for Biotechnology and a Human Future at Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago-Kent School of Law."[2]

"He is a widely published author and currently a member of the Templeton Oxford Summer Symposium on Religion and Science for which he is working on a volume on the emerging biotechnologies and their impact on our understanding of what it means to be human. He is editor of the journal Ethics & Medicine: An International Journal of Bioethics," it states.[2]

Column on Biotech

In 2000 Mitchell authored an alarmist column "Biotech Cannibalism" that predicted the future punishment of biotech researchers just at Nazi war criminals were punished at Nuremburg. In the column, Mitchell refers to a "world court at Nuremburg."[3] The 1945-1946 International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg was established and only acted under the authority of the United States, Soviet Union, Britain and France.

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  1. Tim Ellsworth, "C. Ben Mitchell to join Union faculty", The Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission of the Southern Baptist Convention website,April 6, 2009.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 "C. Ben Mitchell, PhD", Trinity International University website, accessed August 2009.
  3. C. Ben Mitchell,"Biotech Cannibalism", Leadership U, April 5, 2000.

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