My post, Science Supports Biblical Marriage, presents scientific evidence that one man married to one woman is associated with better pregnancy outcomes, where repeated sexual intercourse between husband and wife brings about change in the women such that her womb is a safer place for their babies. Now there is science which provides interesting evidence supporting the Biblical teaching of husband and wife becoming one.
It has been discovered that when a women carries a child in her womb, some of the child’s DNA crosses through the placenta and becomes a more or less permanent part of the the woman’s DNA.… Read the rest
I ACCIDENTALLY PUBLISHED THIS BEFORE I PLANNED TO – it is not yet complete but I think is raises some thought provoking questions. So, I have left it visible. (And It may have more than my usual number of spelling and grammar errors.)
It is often said that children are a blessing. If we want children and none seem to come it can feel like we lacking blessing from the Lord. In such a trial, it is common to seek the opinion and expertise of fertility specialists.… Read the rest
The science of preeclampsia, a serious life threatening medical condition of pregnancy, supports the idea of Biblical marriage.
Preeclampsia is a type of pregnancy induced hypertension (high blood pressure) that can quickly lead to organ damage in the mother, and even death of the baby and/or mother.
A number of studies show that pregnancies in women who have had longer periods of exposure to the baby’s father’s sperm, before getting pregnant, are less likely to develop preeclampsia, compared to women who get pregnant in a short term relationships.… Read the rest
When does a pre-born baby take on the status of a person?
In a previous blog posting titled, Personhood – What Is It?, I said that a person has intrinsic value with rights and responsibilities. Personhood, is to have the intrinsic value of a human being with all the rights and responsibilities that go along with being human.
In the blog posting titled, Personhood – Image of God, I showed that this special intrinsic value is given to mankind as part of their creation and “included a body formed from the dust of the earth and a soul, breathed into man by God.” The passages presented show that Adam became a living being when the breath of God was “breathed” into him. … Read the rest