Abortion, Murder, and the Early Church

In the ancient Roman Empire human life was generally not highly valued.  Some Greco-Roman religions involved child sacrifice, shedding of blood, and other inhumane acts.  Roman citizens typically didn’t speak out against the brutal killing methods displayed in the arenas – in fact, people flocked to see humans mercilessly slay each other or be torn… Continue reading Abortion, Murder, and the Early Church

Christian Bioethics

This is an outstanding book: Bioethics and the Christian Life by David VanDrunen (Wheaton: Crossway, 2009).  While I've only read a few books on this subject (including stuff by Stanley Hauerwas and Gilbert Meilaender), I'm glad that this one found its way to my shelves.  I'll no doubt pass it around to elders, pastors, and church teachers/leaders… Continue reading Christian Bioethics