2020 The Human Gene Editing Debate. New York: Oxford University Press
2012 The History and Future of Bioethics: A Sociological View. New York, NY: Oxford University Press [Paperback 2014]
2002 Playing God? Human Genetic Engineering and the Rationalization of Public Bioethical Debate. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
2020 “The Social Contexts of Religion in the Jurisdictions of Bioethics.” American Journal of Bioethics 20 (12): 1-4
2020 “Can the Public Express Their Views or Say No Through Public Engagement?” Environmental Communication 14 (7): 881-885.
2014 “Defending the Jurisdiction of the Clinical Ethicist,” “Response to Callahan and Winslade” and “Power and Jurisdiction” Journal of Clinical Ethics 25 (1): 20-31, 41-42; 25 (3): 194-195.
2006 “Between Technocracy and Democratic Legitimation: A Proposed Compromise Position for Common Morality Public Bioethics.” Journal of Medicine and Philosophy 31 (3): 213-234.
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.
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 “Bioethics: The View from Social Science.” In eLS. (Electronic Life Sciences) John Wiley & Sons, Ltd: Chichester. (With Lauren D. Olsen)
2016 “Bioethics and Medicalization.” Pp. 241-262 in To Fix or To Heal: Conflicting Directions in Contemporary Medicine and Public Health. Edited by Joseph E. Davis and Ana Marta Gonzalez. New York, NY: New York University Press.
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.
2010 “Science, Bioethics and Religion,” pp. 207-225 in The Cambridge Companion to Science and Religion. Edited by Peter Harrison. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
2010 “The Tension Between Progressive Bioethics and Religion,” pp. 119-141 in Progress in Bioethics: Science, Policy and Politics. Edited by Jonathan D. Moreno and Sam Berger. 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)
2006 “Who Legitimately Speaks for Religion in Public Bioethics?” Pp. 61-79 in Handbook of Bioethics and Religion. Edited by David E. Guinn. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.
2003 “After the Fall: Attempts to Establish an Explicitly Theological Voice in Debates over Science and Medicine after 1960.” Pp. 434 – 461 In The Secular Revolution: Power, Interest, and Conflict in the Secularization of American Public Life. Edited by Christian Smith. Berkeley, CA: University of California Press.
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]