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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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Why Friends Disappear When You Reach Midlife

August 21, 2012 9:03 AM

I thought we were friends. At midlife I learned that I might have overstated some of these relationships a tad. It seemed that my BFFs had really been church and parenting co-workers. Inspirational speaker Barbara Bartocci parsed the difference,...

Banking on God Alone: Why I Won't Be Freezing My Eggs

May 24, 2012 8:37 AM

For most of my life, any reference to “barren women” has conjured the biblical figures of Sarah, Rachel and Hannah — women who were married but infertile, until God graciously intervened. But as more fertile years have passed without a...

Is It a Sin to Look Your Age?

March 26, 2012 8:37 AM

One of my pastors was preaching from Genesis 12, and he came to the part of the story where Abram and his wife Sarai head to Egypt during a time of famine. The account highlights the cowardly moment when the...

Scared to Death of Death: Facing More Than Gramma’s Mortality

February 7, 2012 8:58 AM

And Gramma makes three. Almost. Over a year ago, my mother and father moved across the country to live with my husband and me. My grandmother, my mother’s mother, was supposed to come with them. But Gramma fell and broke...

Blessed Are Those with Alzheimer's

January 14, 2011 10:39 AM

Americans are living longer and longer. For many individuals, this comes as good news, and yet for the larger culture, it brings social change, significant increases in health-care costs, and a higher prevalence of diseases such as Alzheimer’s. According to...

A Course in Dying 101

September 7, 2010 10:19 AM

My grandfather turned 90 last week. The past two years have been ones of declining health for him, including a botched surgery and shingles and Bell’s palsy and a broken hip. A few months ago, my mother sat down to...

A Theology of Jiggly Thighs

August 18, 2010 10:07 AM

Splattered across the media this week is Kristen McMenamy, a supermodel and mother of three who was featured on the August cover of Italian Vogue. She appears inside in a striking (some say offensive) photo spread, lying on her back...

Botox: A Threat to Our National Security

February 9, 2010 8:38 AM

One of my favorite Bible passages is from Psalm 34. Verses 4 and 5 read: "I sought the Lord, and he answered me and delivered me from all my fears. Those who look to him are radiant, and their faces...


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