“Life After Dobbs” Episode 10: Carl Trueman on the Philosophy Behind the Abortion Debate

On the tenth episode of the Life After Dobbs podcast, Ryan and Alexandra host EPPC Fellow Carl R. Trueman to examine the anthropological and philosophical questions underlying the abortion debate. In his book The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self, Carl explains the history of the ideas which led to this rhetorical chasm and shows the connection between long-dead thinkers and contemporary politics. The Christian worldview, characterized by dependence and relationship, is sharply contrasted to that of the modern Left and its preference for autonomy and self-expression.

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