Posts Tagged ‘abortion’
Culture Wars Don’t Lend Constructive Dialogue – Thoughts on Planned Parenthood
Not too long after being introduced to John 3:16, I was taught Psalm 139:13. Now that I am a Christian, it’s important I understand that Christians are anti-abortion, that life begins at conception, that terminating life is nothing short of murder. Throughout college, I carried the cause of the Pro-Life movement in a symbol tacked…Read More
How to Care about Climate Change When You’re Not The Pope
The religious community is abuzz with commentary on the Pope’s recently released encyclical on climate change and the moral imperative to address its consequences, borne disproportionately on the backs of the global poor. Caring for our environment as a theological concern is not a hard sell in most of the world. The question is how…Read More
Beyond the Numbers of the PEW Survey: is the Church Dying?
What is one of the first things new parents announce when their baby is born? 8 pounds 11 ounces. Proud parents share the birthweight of their bundle of joy, reveling in the amount of precious space junior has carved out in this world. It seems from the moment we are born, our lives are constrained…Read More