Trueman , Carl R.
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Carl R. Trueman is Professor of Biblical and Religious Studies at Grove City College, Pa, and a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Faith and Freedom. He writes regularly at First Things and is the author of numerous books, most recently The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self: Cultural Amnesia, Expressive Individualism, and the Road to Sexual Revolution.


Are Women Still Human?

"The issue of abortion cannot be reduced to the narrow question of the status of the child in the womb. The answers rest upon broader assumptions about what it means to be human. If we are to believe those who defend a right to abortion, it is nothing less than the power to end the life of her unborn child that guarantees a woman her humanity - that is, the autonomy befitting her status as man's equal. That is a denial of what really makes us human: our natural dependence upon, and obligations towards, one another.

Date posted: 2021-10-03