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Christianity and Genetics

  1. Paul Badham

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005884



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Badham, P. 2006. Christianity and Genetics. eLS. .

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  1. University of Wales Lampeter, Ceredigion, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

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There is a potential conflict between the picture of the human situation disclosed by genetic research and the assumptions of religious belief about what it means to be a person.


  • soul;
  • God;
  • personhood;
  • faith;
  • freewill