God's Babies: Natalism and Bible Interpretation in Modern America
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Contents

Acknowledgements

vii

Foreword

David Clough

ix

1.

Natalism: A Popular Use of the Bible

1

2.

Protestant Natalism in the U.S.

31

3.

Martin Luther: Forerunner of Natalism?

77

4.

The Old Testament Context

109

5.

Augustine on Fruitfulness

145

6.

An Ecological Critique of Natalism

177

7.

Conclusion

209

Appendix

215

Abbreviations

223

Works Cited

227

Index

247