A prominent name in America's 30-year cultural war over abortion, Dr. Nathanson was co-founder of the National Abortion Rights Action League and director of the first and largest abortion clinic in the U.S. Part autobiography, part spiritual memoir, part scientific and philosophical treatise, this work offers startling new insights into abortion, human embryo research, and "physician-assisted suicide".
He presided over 61,000 abortionsone of which was suffered by his then-girlfriendand directed the largest abortion clinic in the world. He had helped to legalize abortion in the first place.
One day, he had a change of heart. One day, he found God.
At the drop of a hat, an abortion doctor renounced his professionand his atheismfor pro-life advocacy and Christianity.
In the most shocking revelations ever expressed in an autobiography, one man unveils his entire life story, detailing countless eventsfrom his gruesome abortion procedures to his conversion and involvement in The Silent Scream.
Discover one man’s incredible journey from death to life in Bernard Nathanson’s The Hand of God.
Dr. Bernard Nathanson was co-founder in 1969 of the National Association for the Repeal of Abortion Laws (NARAL, later renamed the National Abortion Rights Action League), and former director of New York City's Center for Reproductive and Sexual Health, then the largest abortion clinic in the world. In the late 1970's he turned against abortion to become a prominent pro-life advocate, authoring Aborting America and producing the seminal pro-life video The Silent Scream. After a long battle with cancer, Dr. Nathanson passed away at his home in NYC at age eight-four.