The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture

Second Edition

By Scott Klusendorf, Foreword by Lila Rose

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The Case for Life: Equipping Christians to Engage the Culture

Second Edition

By Scott Klusendorf, Foreword by Lila Rose

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Pro-Life Advocate Scott Klusendorf Answers the Important Question: “What Are the Unborn?” 

Pro-life Christians, take heart: the pro-life message can compete in the marketplace of ideas if Christians properly understand and articulate that message. In light of the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, too many Christians do not understand the essential truths of the pro-life position, making it difficult for them to articulate a biblical worldview on issues like abortion, cloning, and embryo research.

This second edition of The Case for Life, now with a substantial amount of additional and rewritten content, provides intellectual grounding for the pro-life convictions that most evangelicals hold. Author Scott Klusendorf simplifies the debate—the sanctity of life is not a morally complex issue. The debate turns on one key question: What is the unborn? In this timely book, Klusendorf teaches readers what the role of the pro-life Christian should be and how to lovingly and winsomely engage in questions and objections.

  • Timely: A helpful resource published in light of the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade
  • Ideal for Christians or Anyone Curious about the Pro-Life Movement: Written for those looking to learn more about the pro-life argument and why it matters 
  • Logically Grounded: Klusendorf explains the core of the argument and how to engage in a thoughtful and loving way
  • Features New Content: Includes 8 new chapters and a new section titled “Pro-Life Christians Survey the Major Thinkers”


Scott Klusendorf

Scott Klusendorf (MA, Biola University) is the president of Life Training Institute, where he trains pro-life advocates to persuasively defend their views. A passionate and engaging platform speaker, Scott's pro-life presentations have been featured by Focus on the Family, Truths That Transform, and American Family Radio.

Product Details

Category: Culture & Social Issues
Format: Paperback
Page Count: 384
Size: 6.0 in x 9.0 in
Weight: 15.0 ounces
ISBN-10: 1-4335-8067-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-4335-8067-3
ISBN-UPC: 9781433580673
Case Quantity: 10
Published: August 02, 2023

Table of Contents


Part 1: Pro-Life Christians Clarify the Debate
Chapter 1: What is the Pro-Life Argument? 
Chapter 2: What’s the Issue? 
Chapter 3: What Does it Mean to be Pro-Life?
Chapter 4: What is the Unborn?
Chapter 5: What Makes Humans Valuable? 
Chapter 6: What are the Big Questions? 
Chapter 7: What about Embryonic Stem Cell Research?

Part 2: Pro-Life Christians Address Worldview Questions
Chapter 8: Which Worldviews Inform the Abortion Debate? 
Chapter 9: Are Right and Wrong Real and Knowable? 
Chapter 10: Is Moral Neutrality Possible?
Chapter 11: Foundations: Does God Matter? (Or, am I Just Matter?)
Chapter 12: Is the Bible Pro-Life? 

Part 3: Pro-Life Christians Survey the Major Thinkers
Chapter 13: When Did I Come to Be? 
Chapter 14: When Did I Get a Right to Life? 
Chapter 15: Is Abortion Justified Even if the Unborn are Human? 

Part 4: Pro-Life Christians Answer Objections Persuasively
Chapter 16: From Debate to Dialogue: Asking the Right Questions
Chapter 17: The Coat Hanger Objection: “Women Will Die from Illegal Abortions”
Chapter 18: The Tolerance Objection: “Don't Force Your Views on Others”
Chapter 19: The Hard Cases Objection: Rape, and the Mother's Life at the Stake
Chapter 20: When the Attacks Get Personal

Part 5: Pro-Life Christians Teach and Equip
Chapter 21: Equip to Engage: The Pro-Life Pastor in Post-Roe America
Chaper 22: Healed and Equipped: Hope for the Post-Abortion Women and Men
Chapter 23: Here We Stand: Co-Belligerence without Theological Compromise
Chapter 24: Are Pro-Lifers Guilty of Moral Compromise?
Chapter 25: Preparing for a Pro-Life Talk
Chapter 26: Can We Win?