Embryology 2: Psalm 139, reconsidering ‘ensoulment’, the language of right and wrong, and co-operation with evil
Building on last week’s whistlestop tour through the latest ground-breaking embryo research, in this episode we consider what we should do as Christians about all this. Do we continue to hold onto the position that every embryo is a distinct and precious human life from the moment of conception, or should we rethink our theology of the early unborn child? How on earth can ordinary believers keep up with the dizzying pace of scientific advancement to equip themselves to make good ethical choices? And should we prepare for a future world where Christians may have to opt out of lifesaving treatments because of how they are developed?