Beckwith , Francis J.
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Francis J. Beckwith is Professor of Philosophy and Church-State Studies, and Associate Director of the Graduate Program in Philosophy, at Baylor University, where he also serves (with Trent Dougherty) as Co-Director of the Program on Philosophical Studies of Religion in Baylor's Institute for Studies of Religion. Among his many books is Defending Life: A Moral and Legal Case Against Abortion Choice (Cambridge University Press, 2007).


Bad (Though Not Entirely Bad) Pro-Life Arguments

Good intentions are not enough. Pro-lifers need good arguments too. We should avoid the temptation to make these popular, emotionally compelling, but badly reasoned arguments against abortion.

Date posted: 2019-02-03

Not Sentiment, Prejudice, or Tradition: Exploring the Nature of Marriage

Patrick Lee and Robert P. George's new book clearly establishes that the case for conjugal marriage is not based on irrational prejudice or sentimental appeal to tradition. It is based on a series of sophisticated arguments that deserve to be answered.

Date posted: 2014-12-01