2.11: What does the Bible say about abortion?

This discussion with John J. Collins covers abortion, the U.S. Supreme Court, human rights, and biblical values.

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In episode 11 of season 2, Prof. Kathryn Schifferdecker and Katie Langston talk with John J. Collins, Holmes Professor Emeritus of Old Testament at Yale Divinity School, about the question: What does the Bible say about abortion?

Show notes

Biblical books and passages mentioned

  • Genesis 9:7
  • Exodus 20:13
  • Exodus 21:22-23
  • Jeremiah 20:17
  • Amos 1:13
  • Revelation 18:23

Recent Publications by Professor John J. Collins

Topics and themes mentioned

  • The Supreme Court of the United States
  • Biblical values
  • Barrenness and fertility
  • Death penalty
  • Human rights

Ancient works mentioned

  • Mishnah
  • Didache
  • Epistle of Barnabas
  • Apocalypse of Peter

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Kathryn Schifferdecker

Kathryn Schifferdecker

Katie Langston

Katie Langston

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John J. Collins

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