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Book: The Old Testament Hebrew Scriptures in Five Minutes

Chapter: 57. Is the Hebrew Bible “Pro-Choice” or “Pro-Life”?

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.44919


If Rachel and Leah knew how to use a mandrake root to help them to “be fruitful and multiply,” such knowledge implies that they also knew how to prevent fertility. The Bible is not entirely mute about contraception and abortion.

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