How should the use of contraceptives as instruments of family planning be viewed from a theological perspective? The arrival of the Pill in 1960 caused a major shift in thinking about this topic. Hollinger considers the theological argument against contraception that has too often been missing in ethical considerations in Protestant circles.
After showing that sex is not only intended for procreation and that the Bible does allow the regulation of reproduction, this articles evaluates the use of contraception by Christians. The author states that many contraceptives used are abortive in nature, and discourages Christians to use these contraceptives. He encourages Christians to wrestle with the issue of family planning, so that it may be done to the glory of God.