Wednesday, August 22, 2012

And the Answer Is ...

A few days ago I posted this quote, asking for guesses as to the author:

"How great, therefore, the wickedness of [fallen] human nature is! How many girls there are who prevent conception and kill and expel tender fetuses, although procreation is the work of God! Indeed, some spouses who marry and live together…have various ends in mind, but rarely children."

The speaker is Martin Luther.  I found the quote in an article about the history of birth control and contraception within Protestantism.  It's a fascinating read, available here.

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