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Luis Josué Salés

Luis Josué Salés is an author at Religion News Service.

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As Texas ban on abortion goes into effect, a religion scholar explains that pre-modern Christian attitudes on marriage and reproductive rights were quite different

By Luis Josué Salés — September 2, 2021
(The Conversation) — The Supreme Court declined to rule on a Texas law that bans all abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. However, abortion and contraception were quite common among pre-modern Christians.

Christian attitudes surrounding abortion have a more nuanced history than current events suggest

By Luis Josué Salés — July 14, 2021
(The Conversation) — Abortion and contraception were quite common among premodern Christians, who also celebrated women’s celibacy as superior to marriage and childbearing.
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