BioBasics is our shorthand way of referring to introductory material in bioethics or in other words basic bioethics or Bioethics 101 materials. Resources in this category include formal publications from CBHD like the booklets published in our BioBasics Series with Kregel Publications and other relevant books, as well as episodes from the Everyday Bioethics Audio Commentary and other resources particularly written to introduce readers or listeners to a bioethical issue or topic.


  • John F. Kilner and C. Ben Mitchell. Does God Need Our Help? Cloning, Assisted Suicide, and Other Challenges in Bioethics. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale, 2003.
  • C. Ben Mitchell and D. Joy Riley. Christian Bioethics: A Guide for Pastor’s, Health Care Professionals, and Families. Nashville: B&H Academic, 2014.
  • Donal O’Mathuna et al. Basic Questions on Healthcare: What Should Good Care Include? Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2004.
  • Scott Rae. Introducing Christian Ethics: A Short Guide to Making Moral Choices. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2016.
  • Gary Stewart et al. Basic Questions on End of Life Decisions: How Do We Know What’s Right? Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1998.
  • Gary Stewart et al. Basic Questions on Suicide and Euthanasia: Are They Ever Right? BioBasics Series. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1998.
  • Gary Stewart et al. Basic Questions on Reproductive Technology: When Is It Right to Intervene? Grand Rapids: Kregel, 1998.
  • Joni Eareckson Tada and Nigel M. de S. Cameron. How to Be a Christian in a Brave New World. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 2006.
  • David VanDrunen. Bioethics and the Christian: A Guide to Making Difficult Decisions. Wheaton, IL: Crossway, 2009.