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The On Being Project

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Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, Pro-Dialogue

David Gushee and Frances Kissling

Pro-Life, Pro-Choice, Pro-Dialogue

No issue is more intractable than abortion. Or is it? Most Americans fall somewhere between the absolute poles of “pro-life” and “pro-choice.” A Christian ethicist who advocates a "consistent ethic of life" and an abortion-rights activist reveal what they admire in the other side and discuss what’s really at stake in this debate.
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Guests

  • David P. Gushee

    David P. Gushee

    is Distinguished University Professor of Christian Ethics and Director of the Center for Theology and Public Life at Mercer University in Macon, Georgia. His books include A New Evangelical Manifesto and The Sacredness of Human Life.

  • Frances Kissling

    Frances Kissling

    is president of the Center for Health, Ethics and Social Policy. She was the president of Catholics for Choice from 1982 until 2007.