• Birth Control •
February 13, 2012
Columnist Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times has emerged as one of the most influential journalists and public intellectuals of our times. He has been the voice of conscience on many issues of human rights and foreign affairs, and he has won two Pulitzer Prizes for his reports, books, and commentaries on world affairs.
February 2, 2012
January 3, 2011
It is as if we are now living on a new planet — one in which all the natural boundaries of sex and reproduction have been left behind. The technologies of reproduction are redefining sex, marriage, relationships, family, and the human story.
February 26, 2010
The Rev. Eric Bergman thinks he has seen the future — and it isn’t Protestant. Known as Father Bergman now, Rev. Bergman became a Catholic priest after serving for years as an Episcopalian minister. His conversion to Roman Catholicism came, he relates, after he began to ponder the moral and theological issues related to contraception.
November 10, 2009
Is the fact that fertility is falling around the world good news? You would certainly think so if you agree with the analysis cheerily offered by The Economist. That very respected journal of economic analysis recently offered a cover story that celebrated falling human fertility as “changing the world for the better.”
October 8, 2009
America has been at war over abortion for the last four decades. When the U.S. Supreme Court handed down its decision in Roe v. Wade, the court’s majority attempted to put an end to the abortion question. To the contrary, that decision both enlarged and revealed the great moral divide that runs through the center of our culture.
August 14, 2009
Contraception is a very important and sensitive issue that leads many evangelical couples to very different conclusions. As couples marry, they find that they have to deal with this issue, and come to God honoring convictions on what the scriptures say about birth control. Dr. Mohler discusses this important topic with callers who have thought…
July 14, 2009
America is under attack, she warns, and only an all-out effort will save the Republic. Like a modern-day Paul Revere, Jane Fonda is sounding the alarm and calling patriots to action.
April 24, 2009
The drive for reproductive control is a central obsession of the left, and it has infected many who would otherwise classify themselves as conservative as well. As Dr. Mohler points out on today’s program, it also explains what is going on with the decision of the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] to allow the morning-after…
April 24, 2009
The secular left is a diverse amalgam of various interest groups and ideologies. Of course, the same is true to some extent on the conservative end of the spectrum as well. But on some issues the secular left is absolutely of one mind and voice, and the promotion of birth control and contraception is one of these issues.
February 6, 2009
Two recent news stories illustrate our culture’s preoccupation with choice as a determinative moral principle. In one, a single mother has given birth to octuplets through IVF. In another, a young woman has auctioned off her virginity to the highest bidder in efforts to pay for grad school, all in the name of feminism. On…
December 16, 2008
Why would it be that conservative believers tend to have more children? Does faith correlate with fertility? As Anthony Gottlieb notes in the most recent issue of Intelligent Life, data seems to draw a clear connection between the two. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler looks at the issue and proposes some explanations.