Gene Edward Veith, Jr. on Abortion

“Abortion is not a new discovery of modern technology but was practiced extensively in the ancient world.  In mythological cultures, a child is valued only insofar as it contributes to the well-being of the family and the community.  He or she has no intrinsic value or individual rights, concepts not evident in nature alone.”

Gene Edward Veith, Jr., Loving God with all Your Mind, p. 118.

Source: Loving God with all Your Mind

I have always enjoyed reading Gene Veith.  He was the first to introduce me to postmodernism back in the early 90s.  Somewhere along the line I missed this 1987, 2003 book.  The sub-title is:  Thinking as a Christian in the Postmodern World.  Veith use …