When ethicist Andrew Sloane’s ‘At Home in a Strange Land’ discusses the sixth commandment ‘do not murder’, he argues that abortion ought not to be considered murder. I hadn’t heard this argument before; at the very least it once again calls Christians away from emotive labels and towards nuance in […]
Abortion is a hot topic for Christians. I’ve written about it here and here, and my pastor in Adelaide asked me some follow up questions. So I thought I’d write some more about it. I’ve said before that I want to be positive towards all human life. There are all […]
Advocating for the weak and the vulnerable isn’t the only thing to consider when voting but it is one that I believe Christians give too little attention to. We already give lots of air time to hot-button issues like opposing same sex marriage and abortion, and protecting the religious freedom of […]
Jezebel ran an article the other day called There is no such thing as a ‘pro-life feminist’. Tracie’s article is written into an American context where the discussion around abortion is much more heated and political than here in Australia. Even so, abortion is a big issue for women who claim […]
(Part 1) A number of people have recognised that the Australian Christian Lobby’s policy survey, Australia Votes, is an improvement on other ‘Christian values’ checklists. How far does it actually get us as Christian voters?