17 Aug 2018
Self-Professing Pagan Fails to Abort Anti-Abortion Argument
“There is NO mention of abortion in the Bible,” says Gus diZerega at “A Pagan’s Blog” posted on the Beliefnet site. How would you answer his claim? Abortion was unthinkable to a Jew. Barrenness among women was thought to be a sign of disfavor (Gen. 20:18). Consider Sarah (Gen. 11:30),
27 Aug 2017
Did Bible Translators Retranslate a Bible Verse to Appease the Christian Right’s Pro-Life Message?
Jacob Shelton, writing for Weird History, claims that the translation of Exodus 21:22-25 was altered to support the GOP and the Christian Right because of its anti-abortion stance: In the 1975 version of the New American Standard Bible, the verse read: “And if men struggle with each other and strike a woman with child