Wednesday, April 9, 2014
Who came late to the party?
To say Evangelicals were latecomers to opposing abortion represents a selective reading of history, and a false one. You can read the rest of this piece at First Things. It is a good read. . . and it is but a review of a work that was designed to say just the opposite!
Pro-life is not a foreign position to Christianity. It is the default position. From earliest Christian times, the Christian witness has been one of reverence for life at all stages. Certainly our own experience of the late 20th century only clarifies and brings our heritage to bear but it does not represent an alien point of view to Christianity in all its shapes and forms...