From the Spring-Summer, 1989 issue of Touchstone
A Body Divided, A Body United by James L. Sauer

A Body Divided, A Body United

by James L. Sauer

In John 17, Jesus prayed to God the Father that his disciples would be “one as we are one.” Unfortunately, Church history has emphasized the diversity, and not the unity of the Church. Christians have many important disagreements (and many trivial ones) which have separated them in history; and it is not my intention to deal with those differences here. What is interesting to me is that the sin of abortion has had a unifying effect upon Christ’s body. This unity is manifest in a number of ways:

1. Abortion reminds Christians that in spite of our differences we serve one God. Abortion has this effect for it reminds Christians that there is only One . . .

This article is only available to subscribers.

Login to Touchstone Online

Not a subscriber? Subscribe to Touchstone today for full online access. Over 30 years of content!

subscription options

Online Subscription

Get a one-year full-access subscription to the Touchstone online archives for only $19.95. NEW: Download PDF of issues! That's only $1.66 per month!

Purchase Print &
Online Subscription

Get six issues (one year) of Touchstone PLUS full online access for only $39.95. NEW: Download PDF of issues! That's only $3.34 per month!

Transactions will be processed on the secure server of The Fellowship of St. James website, the publisher of Touchstone.

OR get a subscription to Touchstone to read on your Kindle for only $1.99 per month! (This option is KINDLE ONLY and does not include either print or online.)

Your subscription goes a long way to ensure that Touchstone is able to continue its mission of publishing quality Christian articles and commentary.

more from the online archives

18.3—April 2005

Lions of Succession

on Being a Free Narnian & the Joy of Subordination by Donald T. Williams

22.8—November/December 2009

The Origin of Aesthetics

Looking for Beauty & Justice 150 Years After Darwin’s Classic by Charles Taliaferro

31.1—January/February 2018

In Defense of Prudery

The Wisdom of the Victorian Quest for Innocence by David Sandifer

Touchstone is published by

All content The Fellowship of St. James — 2018. All rights reserved.
Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.