Monday, July 15, 2019

Early Christian Quotes on Abortion


Didache (1st Century) 2:2:

do not murder a child by abortion or kill a new-born infant.


Epistle of Barnabas (1st Century) Chapter 19:

Thou shalt not slay the child by procuring abortion; nor, again, shalt thou destroy it after it is born.


Athenagoras’ Plea for the Christians (Late 2nd Century) Chapter 35:

we say that those women who use drugs to bring on abortion commit murder, and will have to give an account to God for the abortion


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Find more of what the early Christians thought on my Christian History page!





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