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Consistently Pro-Life: The Ethics of Bloodshed in Ancient Christianity
Synopsis: Consistently Pro-Life is a book about killing. Specifically, it takes up the question of when and under what circumstances is it morally justifiable for a Christian to take human life. The murder of abortionist Dr. George Tiller on Pentecost Sunday 2009 reignited the national debate over abortion by focusing attention on the seeming hypocrisy of those who would ...more
Paperback, 136 pages
Published July 1st 2010 by Pickwick Publications
(first published June 30th 2010)
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This book covers the early (pre-Constantinian) Christian view of killing other people. Started as a thesis, but it is written so that it can be easily read by the lay reader. It is a comprehensive look at the subject, covering the various ways in which humans kill other humans. If you are a Christian, and want a solid foundation on the early Christian view of killing, this book is important to read.