The Ethics of Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide.
Christopher Herbert has been deeply involved in the consideration given to the ethical issues raised by Euthanasia and Assisted Suicide over the past few years. He was a member of the group of international Anglican bishops at the Lambeth Conference of 1998 who brought a refreshing world-
In the House of Lords he spoke on the subject in a number of major debates, and had the privilege of being a member of the House of Lords Select Committee charged with considering the subject in 2004-
In the Church of England, Bishop Christopher Herbert gave the keynote speech in the debate on the subject in the General Synod in July 2005.
Since 2005 the discussion in other places, especially in the media, has continued, with proponents and opponents alike seeking to make their views known. As a result, Christopher Herbert has been invited by churches, conference organisers and schools to assist them in their thinking and, drawing on his experience on the Select Committee, is able to bring an interesting, well-
He is a member of the Advisory Committee of the International Care Ethics Observatory at the University of Surrey and also a visiting Professor in Christian Ethics there.