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

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When Breast Cancer Leaves You Grasping for Words

July 25, 2012 9:22 AM

As a religion professor, I spend my days talking—out loud and on paper—about the really big questions of life. My conversation partners, whether they are students, church members, friends, or family, are living those questions, sorting through inheritances, exploring the...

Cashing In on Breast Cancer: A Review of 'Pink Ribbons, Inc.'

June 1, 2012 8:24 AM

Last month, walking down a busy city street, I saw a woman wearing a black shirt with shiny pink cursive on it. I assumed it was a breast cancer awareness shirt, and indeed it was. But after making that assumption,...

Why the New Planned Parenthood Controversy Raises Old Questions

February 3, 2012 4:52 PM

If you’ve been paying attention to recent events involving Planned Parenthood and Susan G. Komen for the Cure, you probably have whiplash by now. First, Komen—the world’s best-known breast-cancer-fighting organization—decided to stop giving funds to Planned Parenthood. Two reasons were...

Don't Think Pink

November 22, 2010 11:30 AM

“Why are the comics pink?” my mother wanted to know a few weeks ago, glancing at the Sunday funnies lying on the kitchen table. “Breast cancer,” I explained. Enough said. Anyone who hasn’t been living on Neptune for the past...

Facebook and the Amazing Technicolor Bra Update

January 12, 2010 1:33 PM

If you logged on to Facebook last weekend, you might have noticed a barrage of updates naming colors: Blue. Black. Leopard print. None. (Cue sound effects: “Eww, gross!”) The barrage of colors was part of an effort to “spread the...

The Joys of a False Positive

December 8, 2009 11:38 AM

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released recommendations on breast cancer screenings November 16, stating that too many women were given unnecessary tests based on an initial “false positive” mammogram. The task force discouraged women ages 40 to 49 from...

Cancer’s Mercies

October 21, 2009 8:20 AM

435 days ago there were meteor showers over Cincinnati. My world was rocked that night, but it had nothing to do with the meteors that my teenage son, Mikey, and I were watching in the wee hours of a sleepy...

Breast Cancer and the Bible

July 15, 2009 9:15 AM

Gone are the days when personalizing your Bible meant choosing between a leather or patterned Bible cover. The wide variety of Bibles currently on the market allows for customization based on age, sex, and interest. There are Bibles for teenage...


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