Fleeing Nature: The Wild God on Campus

Murray, David W.
December 1994
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Dec1994, Issue 48, p12
Explores the ethical issues related to abortion in the U.S. in the context of Greek plays where the mothers have taken the lives of their children. Factors that contributed to the decision of Medea to murder her children; Role of religious ecstasy in the decision of Agave to kill her son, Pentheus in "The Bacchae," a play by Euripides; Details of the pro-abortion stance of the feminist doctrine.


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