(13) The Unaborted
Socrates: A Dramatic Debate on the Issues Surrounding Abortion, Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 1983, 155 pp.; The Best Things in Life, Downers Grove, IL: IVP Books, 1984, 190 pp.
Throughout our meetings, he had always found a way to wrap up his stories with redemption: the birth mother reunited with her child; the outlawing of paid surrogacy; the unaborted
child, happy and grown.
He has single-handedly provided people throughout this country with an example how God's unaborted
gift of time can allow a person to transform himself and others.
The centerpiece being "The Denver Landing" (published in the Sagetrieb special issue), a poem late-Slinger in mode of address, starring the Pope on a Lewis & Clarkish passage up the waters from Nawlins to "Denland," a trip in a slave-powered galleon providing El Papa a ringside view of the discombobulation of the West on his way to his usual rendezvous: "The crowd is vast, / and young, and unaborted
. !And they're all pregnant!" The poem is in fact a flight of narrative fancy, fueled by Our Narrator's aircraft having been relegated to a holding pattern after being beaten out of a parking space by "Papa's immensely vulgar 747" on its way into the massed arms of Colorado Catholicism.
Willke; The Unaborted
Socrates, by Peter Kreeft; Aborting America, by Bernard Nathanson; Abortion and Healing, by Fr.
Show me the man who writes letters to the editor who has adopted a number of unaborted
children, and then I will read his opinion.
infants were born heavier than aborted infants would have been.
And what shall we say of a woman who, exercising her constitutional right to an abortion, offers the organs of her as yet unaborted
fetus for medical experimentation?