by D.J. Jordan
When does an embryo get a soul and become a human being in the womb of the mother? Abortionists say, it happens at the time of birth, and therefore it means that their legally sanctioned stoppage of life is justified, for they say it is not yet a real human being, just a mass of flesh. But I and many, many others would say differently. There are no exact scriptures on it, [so] allow me to present my basis from a scientific point of view.
For others suggest that embryo’s get souls at 4 months, but 4 months is just when the embryo has completely differentiated biologically into tiny but complete systems. It is complete but totally [dependent] on the mother for nourishment and protection. And then there are others that contend that this so-called completion period is accomplished even earlier, making the time frame for when an embryo gets a soul even more complicated and debateable in [their] eyes. But no where have I read biologically or spiritually that something happens at four months, or at three months. Continue reading