Allan Carlson, author of Godly Seed, stopped by our set in Rockford, IL today. We asked him some questions and got his perspective as a historian on how birth control has become a major issue for the Christian church toady. We appreciate his articulate and insightful words on the miriade of problems that have arisen due to the fundamental shift in the theology of the evangelical church in the mid-twentieth century. We are excited to share with you everything we are learning and discussing out here on the road. In the meantime, grab a copy of Godly Seed and start reading about it now!
The progressive fascination with eugenics largely ended with World War II and the horrors wrought by National Socialism. But while the West has discarded the theory of the eugenics era, the practice urged by Fisher and others — the elimination or pre-emption, through careful reproductive planning, of the weaker members of the human species — has become a more realistic possibility than it ever was in the 1920s and ’30s. Read the rest of the story at http://www.nytimes.com