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"The Furtive Robbery of Life": Tertullian against Abortion

"The Furtive Robbery of Life": Tertullian against Abortion

Tertullian was not known for mincing his words. Abortion is a form of murder that society has accepted. But for Christians, for those who believe that there is life in the womb, it is an affront to God and treachery towards fellow man.

Blog Series: Sabbath and Sunday in the Early Church: The Didache (Pt. 4 of 5)

Blog Series: Sabbath and Sunday in the Early Church: The Didache (Pt. 4 of 5)

Within this series of posts Jon English Lee is investigating some of the contextual factors that influenced the early church’s decision for Sunday gathering. In previous posts he has highlighted several contextual factors important to the Sabbath/Lord’s Day discussion in the early church. In this post he will examine what the Didache has to say about the topic in order to demonstrate a very early Christian prescription for Sunday worship.