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Choose Life: Answering Key Claims of Abortion Defenders with Compassion

Choose Life: Answering Key Claims of Abortion Defenders with Compassion

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You're pro-life. But can you explain why?

You already believe in choosing life. But when the counterarguments are coming at you from every angle--legal, biological, medical, ethical, moral, philosophical, and biblical--how do you defend the pro-life view? And as you defend it . . . how do you speak with wisdom, humility, and compassion?

Now more than ever, the times call for a balance of truth and mercy. There are good, wise, and thoughtful rebuttals of every claim made by pro-abortion advocates. Collected here in one place, Choose Life offers you reasonable responses from leading experts in their respective fields. The authors are accomplished women and men from all walks of life. They'll help you know what to say--and why to say it--when you're faced with claims like:

  • "The courts have already settled the issue."
  • "The fetus is not a person."
  • "My body, my choice."
  • "I shouldn't have to raise an unwanted child."
  • "My circumstances justify ending my pregnancy."
  • "Abortions are helpful to women and society."
  • "The pro-life movement doesn't care about social justice."

It's time to set aside the strident fist-shaking and hurled insults. Learn to make the pro-life case with intelligent arguments and compassionate love--just the way a Christian should.

Author: John K. Goodrich, Jeanette Hagen Pifer
Publisher: Moody Publishers
Published: 05/03/2022
Pages: 416
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.06lbs
Size: 8.40h x 5.60w x 1.00d
ISBN: 9780802421739

About the Author
JOHN GOODRICH (B.A., Moody Bible Institute; M.Div., Th.M., Talbot School of Theology; Ph.D., University of Durham) is Professor of Bible at Moody Bible Institute, where he has taught since 2010. John's teaching and writing focus on the literature, context, and theology of the New Testament, with a particular interest in the interpretation of the Pauline epistles. He also is deeply committed to the church and to training people to be active in ministry. He has been married to Christin since 2005 and together they enjoy following UCLA football and spending time with their son, Justin.

JEANETTE HAGEN PIFER (B.A., Biola University, M.A. Talbot School of Theology, Ph.D., University of Durham) is Professor of New Testament at Biola University, where she has taught since 2016. Her focus in research and teaching is on the New Testament, especially the Pauline literature. She has served in a variety of ministry capacities including evangelistic and humanitarian work with orphans in the former Soviet Union, and helping to facilitate theological and ministry training around the world. Jeanette has been married to Nick since 2017. Together they enjoy long walks on the beach, summer road trips, and drumming up spontaneous adventure whenever they can.
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