The more I investigate the Twilight Saga the more Bella just keeps getting more christian! Not only is she a teen who abstains from sex, at least until a few books later, she is also pro-life!

Yes, the romantically in love couple, Edward and Bella, save themselves for marriage {is it called that with a vampire?} and they have an ‘unwanted child’ and chivalrous Edward saves his beloved.

Warning this is very explicit and very sickening

This romance is founded in a visceral impulse to possess and to consume. The relationship unfolds as Edward works to master his desire to guzzle Bella’s blood. Along the way, he protects her from various monsters and her own stupidity. Bella, for the space of three long novels, literally begs him to bite. At the beginning of Breaking Dawn, Bella has agreed to marry Edward. In return, he will finally make her a vampire. First though, she wants to consummate their marriage while she is still human. Since Meyer’s vampires are insanely strong, this is a dangerous plan. It results in a very bruised bride, a husband who refuses to share her bed and injure her further, and Bella again begging for more.

Bella gets pregnant on her honeymoon and the baby begins to eat her alive. Edward and his family want to end the pregnancy, but she loves her child and protects it at any cost. A tiny part of me is compelled. Were my own life to be weighed against the life of one of my children, born or unborn, I would do the same. But Bella’s baby gives me chills. What seems, at first blush, to be a pro-life plot discloses deep ambivalence and fear about pregnancy and motherhood. Bella’s vampiric baby can only be born by causing its mother’s death. At the moment when the child’s birth is killing her, Edward transforms Bella into a vampire. She gives up her relationships with parents and friends, and even her humanity, to be with him. Her transformation is excruciatingly painful, but she hides it, often by lying to him. Full Review  from Associate Professor at Wheaton College. {Please note that I do not endorse all of the college’s theology}

This is the depth of depravity where Bella travels.

This is the teenage girl we want to raise as a model to our teenage daughters.

God help us,

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