I so wanted a questioner or moderator to ask how the evangelical belief in the sanctity of life is prompting widespread work to limit and eradicate violence in general--war, military domination, nuclear proliferation, hand-gun availability, violence against women in their homes, glorification of militarism in media, the poisoning of the environment that compromises all life. As a progressive Christian, I think the difficulty many people have with the evangelical-fundamentalist Christian position on sanctity of life in the context of abortion is its widely perceived inconsistency on the topics of life and violence in general. This needs to be addressed by new-thinking evangelicals, and the silence about war and militarism in this show disappointed me. I am an avid On Being listener and hope to hear more on the subject in the future.
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