Virginia Ramey Mollenkott Archive

The Unborn: What Is the Unborn and Why Should We Care?

The following is an excerpt from an article appearing in the Christian Research Journal, Volume 27, Number 1 written by Scott Klusendorf. For the full article, follow the link below the excerpt. The morality of abortion comes down to just one question: Is the unborn a member of the human family? If so, elective abortion […]

Personhood: What Constitutes Personhood?

Several ethicists, such as Michael Tooley,17 Mary Anne Warren,18 James Rachels,19 and Virginia Ramey Mollenkott,20 have put forth criteria that a being must fulfill in order to be considered fully human. For some these criteria apply to any entity, whether before or after birth. In fact, according to Tooley, birth has no bearing on the […]