Philosophic theories can be divided into the following categories:
Decisive Moment Theories -- These theories maintain
life begins at a decisive moment in development or
after certain criteria have been met.
Gradualist Theories -- This type of theory supports ideas which
suggest that human life is a continuum.
Soul Determinant Theories -- Many religious organizations
believe that life begins after the soul has entered the body.
Appeal to Ignorance Theory --Some people
believe that no one
knows the answer to this elusive question.
or Wrong? This web site provides an international Bible study which
examines the issue of
abortion from a biblical perspective. This Bible study attempts to answer the following questions. Is it
acceptable to take a human life? Is the unborn fetus a living being according to the Bible? This study answers
these questions through Bible verses and analysis. This site exemplifies one type of theory explaining the
beginning of human life.
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