What Does the Bible Say about Abortion?
Abortion is a controversial topic. While it’s been settled in the Supreme Court for decades, it remains an actively debated moral issue, packed with difficult questions.
Does a woman have full autonomy over her body, even if another human is dependent on her body?
Is a fetus a person, and therefore entitled to basic human rights?
On either side of the debate, you’ll find people passionately defend the morality of their position. When it comes to determining right from wrong, Christians generally take their cues from the Bible. But what about when the Bible doesn’t specifically address an issue? There’s no “abortion verse” or “fetus verse.” So does the Bible have anything at all to add to the discussion?
In his online course, Moral Choices, Scott Rae lays out his argument that the Bible takes…