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Abortion and the Christian tradition : a pro-choice theological ethic

Author: Margaret D Kamitsuka
Publisher: Lousiville, Kentucky : Westminster John Knox Press, [2019]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"Abortion remains the most contested political issue in American life. Poll results have remained surprisingly constant over the years, with roughly equal numbers supporting and opposing it. A common perception is that abortion is contrary to Christian teaching and values. While some have challenged that perception, few have attempted a comprehensive critique and constructive counterargument on Christian ethical and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Kamitsuka, Margaret D.,
Abortion and the christian tradition
Lousiville : 2019.
(DLC) 2019981609
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret D Kamitsuka
ISBN: 9780664265687 0664265685
OCLC Number: 1089969004
Description: viii, 258 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Part 1. Critique of pro-life arguments. The history of abortion: neither univocal nor absolute --
Biblical arguments for personhood --
Fetal personhood and Christ's incarnation --
Christian philosophy and fetal personhood --
Part 2. Constructive pro-choice proposals. Maternal authority and fetal value --
Gestational hospitality and the Parable of the Good Samaritan --
Motherhood choices, abortion death, and the womb of God.
Responsibility: Margaret D. Kamitsuka.

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Abortion remains the most contested political issue in American life. Poll results have remained surprisingly constant over the years, with roughly equal numbers supporting and opposing it. A common  Read more...

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"This book bravely charts new territory for contemplating the complexity of questions at the heart of reproductive justice." - Women in Theology * Women in Theology * "This book accomplishes many Read more...

 
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