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A Clear and Present Danger to Human Life

With the advancement of science, we’ve entered a new era of biotechnology where we’re increasingly experimenting on humans, jeopardizing the most vulnerable lives in our society

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2019

Do Pro-Lifers Want the Government to Regulate a Woman’s Body?

Those who say pro-lifers want the government to "regulate a woman's body" are missing three important points.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2017

Pro-life Persuasion Always Succeeds

Even if you persuasively and graciously share the truth and the person rejects your point, I’d still say you succeeded 100%. This is why.

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2017

Challenge Response: Euthanasia Is a Fundamental Human Right

Here's my response to this week's challenge. Transcript: 0:06 Is euthanasia a fundamental human right? 0:10 Well this week's challenge says that it

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | November 10, 2016

Challenge Response: You Don’t Really Believe Life Begins at Conception

Here's my response to this week's challenge:   Transcript: 0:04 I don't really believe that life begins at conception. If I did I would fight

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | September 22, 2016

The Pro-Life Mission

How do you create confidence in Christians who are able to share their pro-life convictions with anyone? Here’s a hint: It takes a lot more than a lecture, but it’s worth it. That’s what I did this summer with 45 high school students on the pro-life mission.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | August 8, 2016

Challenge Response: All Human Life Is Not Equal

Here's my response to this week's challenge:   COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | February 17, 2016

Does Sentience Give Us Value?

Alan explains whether our value is derived from being sentient creatures. COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 7, 2016

Am I against Abortion Just Because I’m a Christian?

He thought he had me. I had presented a scientific case against abortion, but then he popped the question: “Wait a minute…are you a Christian?” “Yes,” I answered. “I get it,” he said, “It’s your religious beliefs that drive your thinking. The only reason you’re against abortion is because you’re a Christian.”

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 5, 2016

Social Justice Begins at Conception

Social justice is trendy nowadays. Homelessness. Poverty. Human trafficking. It’s cool to care about these social ills, even among non-Christians. Curiously absent from the list is abortion. Indeed, many people complain that Christians focus too much on unborn babies and not enough on born people. Jesus said nothing about abortion, but said plenty about the poor and the hungry. So why do I talk about abortion so much.

Article | Bio-Ethics | Alan Shlemon | January 1, 2016