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Braden Molhoek

Lecturer in Science, Technology, and Ethics

Consortial Faculty
At the GTU since
Spring 2017
(510) 649-2566
Degrees and Certifications

Ph.D. Graduate Theological Union, Ethics and Social Theory, May 2016

M.T.S. Boston University School of Theology, May 2005

Certificate in Science and Religion (Bioethics Track), Boston Theological Institute, May 2005

B.A. Ohio Wesleyan University, Genetics and Religion, May 2003

Research and Teaching Interests

Theology and Science 

Technology and Ethics 


Science and Theological Anthropology

Virtue Ethics

Selected Publications

 “Raising the Virtuous Bar: The Underlying Issues of Genetic Moral Enhancement.” Theology and Science, June 2018

“Sensuality and Altering Anthropology in Artificial Intelligence and Transhumanism.” Theology and Science, February 2016

“The Justice of Patenting Human Genes.” Theology and Science, February 2014

“Dissociating Genome and Identity: The Murky Horizon of Cloning.” Currents in Theology and Mission, April 2012 

Courses Taught

Introduction to Bioethics (Spring 2019)

Science, Religion, Ethics: Bioethics in Light of Theology and Science (Spring 2017)