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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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The Best Ever Christmas Gift

December 22, 2010 10:55 AM

One of my favorite Christmas traditions is to re-read “In the Bleak Midwinter," a poem by Christina Rossetti (the sister of famous pre-Raphaelite painter and poet Dante Gabriel Rossetti). The poem is so lovely that it has been set to...

Not Everyone Is Praying for Christopher Hitchens Today

September 20, 2010 12:00 PM

One of this generation’s most celebrated atheists, Christopher Hitchens, is dying. He has been diagnosed with esophageal cancer. Since his cancer was made public, people of various faith traditions have been encouraging others to pray for the man who penned...

An Open Letter to Anne Rice

August 11, 2010 8:57 AM

Dear Ms. Rice: You don't know me, so please excuse the intrusion. I hope you won't think this too forward, but I read about your recent remarks about quitting Christianity: For those who care, and I understand if you don't:...

Olive Kitteridge: A Wretch Like Me

August 4, 2010 10:50 AM

Elizabeth Strout’s Pulitzer Prize–winning novel, Olive Kitteridge, has garnered acclaim and attention in large doses since it was published in 2008. I admit, I am skeptical of books endorsed by the Oprah Empire, but this novel did a rare and...

Shaunti Feldhahn: What Hinders Women at Work

January 28, 2010 9:55 AM

According to Catalyst, women hold just 15.2 percent of corporate officer positions at Fortune 500 companies, despite all the professional development and mentoring available to them. Could this in part be because many women are unintentionally undermining themselves in the...

Quest for a Father’s Love

August 28, 2009 9:45 AM

In The Girl in the Orange Dress, Margot Starbuck chronicles her quest for her birth parents, for healing of physical and emotional pain, and for the unfailing love that is promised in Scripture, but which she had never felt. Written...

Author Interview: Elissa Elliott

June 8, 2009 11:29 AM

Writers and artists have for centuries been using their imaginations to make the Creation and Fall accounts in Genesis come alive for readers. John Milton's Paradise Lost is the most epic and well-known example; others include Perelandra, the second installment...

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