2020 The Human Gene Editing Debate. New York: Oxford University Press
2017 Human Genome Editing: Science, Ethics, and Governance. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. (Co-authored with 21 members of the National Academies Committee on Human Gene Editing.)
2010 Contested Reproduction: Genetic Technologies, Religion, and Public Debate. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press
2002 Playing God? Human Genetic Engineering and the Rationalization of Public Bioethical Debate. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
2021 “Setting Ethical Limits on Human Gene Editing After the Fall of the Somatic/Germline Barrier.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118 (22)
2020 “Can the Public Express Their Views or Say No Through Public Engagement?” Environmental Communication 14 (7): 881-885.
2014 “Faith in Science in Global Perspective: Implications for Transhumanism.” Public Understanding of Science 23 (7): 814-832.
2007 “Religion and Reproductive Genetics: Beyond Views of Embryonic Life?” (with Kathy Hudson). The Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion 46 (4): 565-581.
2006 “Religious Belief, Perceptions of Human Suffering and Support for Reproductive Genetic Technology.” Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 31 (6): 1047-1074.
2005 “Opinions about New Reproductive Genetic Technologies: Hopes and Fears for Our Genetic Future.” (With Kalfoglou AL, Doksum T, Bernhardt B, Geller G, LeRoy L, Mathews DJH, Doukas D, Reame N, Scott J, and K Hudson.) Fertility and Sterility 83 (6): 1612 – 1621.
2004 “John Evans Responds.” [Response to Childress, Hauerwas, Stout and Meilaender.] Symposium on Playing God? Human Genetic Engineering and the Rationalization of Public Bioethical Debate. Journal of the Society of Christian Ethics 24 (1): 204-217.
2003 “A Brave New World?: How Genetic Technology Might Change Us.” Contexts 2 (2): 20-25.
[Reprinted in pp. 353-360 of The Contexts Reader, edited by Jeff Goodwin and James M. Jasper. 2008. New York, NY: W.W. Norton and Company.]
Chapters in Edited Volumes
2019 “The Dismal Fate of Flourishing in Public Policy Bioethics: A Sociological Explanation.” Pp. 46-58 in Human Flourishing in an Age of Gene Editing. Edited by Erik Parens and Josephine Johnston. New York: Oxford University Press.
2016 “Future Vision in Transhumanist Writings and the Religious Public.” Pp. 291-306 In Perfecting Human Futures: Transhuman Futures and Technological Imaginations. Edited by J. Benjamin Hurlbut and Hava Tirosh-Samuelson. Dordrecht: Springer-Verlag.
2013 “‘Teaching Humanness’ Claims In Synthetic Biology and Public Policy Bioethics.” Pp. 177-204 in Synthetic Biology and Morality: Artificial Life and the Bounds of Nature. Edited by Gregory E. Kaebnick and Thomas H. Murray. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
2009 “Bioethics and Human Genetic Engineering.” Pp. 349-366 In The Handbook of Genetics and Society: Mapping the New Genomic Era. Edited by Paul Atkinson, Peter Glasner and Margaret Lock. London: Routledge. (With Cynthia Schairer)
2008 “Religion, Conceptions of Nature and Assisted Reproductive Technology Policy.” Pp. 87-108 in Altering Nature, Volume Two: Religion, Biotechnology, and Public Policy. Edited by B. Andrew Lustig, Baruch A. Brody and Gerald P. McKenny. New York: Springer
1999 “The Uneven Playing Field of the Dialogue on Patenting.” Pp. 57-73 in Perspectives on Genetic Patenting: Religion, Science and Industry in Dialogue, edited by Audrey R. Chapman. Washington, DC: American Association for the Advancement of Science Press.
[Revised and Reprinted in Claiming Power over Life: Religion and Biotechnology Policy, edited by Mark Hanson. 2001. Washington, D.C.: Georgetown University Press. Pp. 53-71]