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The Christianity Today women’s blog provides news and analysis from the perspective of evangelical women. We cover news stories and books related to international justice and evangelism, pregnancy and sexual ethics, marriage, parenting, and celibacy, pop culture, health and body image, raising girls, and women in the church and parachurch.

Her.meneutics was co-founded by Katelyn Beaty and Sarah Pulliam Bailey.

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Did Karen Klein Do the Right Thing? Bullying and the Limits of 'Turn the Other Cheek'

June 26, 2012 8:54 AM

Maybe it was the tragic trifecta of bangs, glasses, and braces that marked me a prime target on bus rides to Northmont Middle School in the fall of 1997. It could have been a certain demeanor, a silliness that peaked...

Laughing at the Sexual Abuse of Boys?

June 15, 2012 8:43 AM

In recent days, I have twice seen a television trailer for That’s My Boy, a new movie featuring the dubious pairing of Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg, both of Saturday Night Live fame. Embedded in the storyline is the premise...

Channeling the Mama Bear Effect to Fight Child Abuse

April 23, 2012 11:12 AM

My friends and family all know I’m more than a little nutty about keeping my children safe. Our friend in France has a 7 foot high locked iron gate surrounding her house--a feature I’ve been jealously remembering since we stayed...

'But He Never Hit Me': A Christian Primer on Emotional Abuse

December 13, 2011 9:15 AM

Deb* still has a hard time saying she was abused. Her husband knew the Bible well and proclaimed his Christian faith boldly. They studied Scripture together, prayed together, and hosted Bible studies in their home. But a domineering nature lurked...

Reforming a Girls' Reformatory

October 30, 2009 9:04 AM

In August, Beloit Juvenile Correctional Facility in northern Kansas closed its doors. Heather Hollingsworth’s coverage for the Associated Press highlights the triumphs and downfalls of one of the country’s longest-running girls’ reformatories. Beloit was started in 1888 by the Women’s...

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