“God Does Not Regard the Fetus as a Soul”

At Slate, Jamelle Bouie discusses the surprising origins of the evangelical belief that life begins at conception. “There’s no doubt that this belief is sincere,” Bouie writes. “But what’s fascinating is the extent to which, for conservative evangelicals, it’s new. So new, in fact, that when Hobby Lobby’s president, Steve Green, was a child in the 1960s, it was the minority view among American evangelical Protestants.”

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