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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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Amid Bribery Scandal, Wal-Mart Contest Attracts Christians

April 25, 2012 10:40 AM

This month, the bottled-water company Humankind Water beat out over 4,000 other products to reach the “top ten” in an American Idol–style contest run by Wal-Mart called Get on the Shelf. The contest pitted start-up companies and entrepreneurs against each...

How to Respond to Our All-American Muslim Neighbors

December 13, 2011 4:39 PM

Lowe’s national retail chain, following a conservative Christian group's call for businesses to boycott advertising on a new TLC reality show about Muslims, pulled its advertisements from All-American Muslim. The Florida Family Association (FFA) claims the series, which follows five...

Working for the (Son of) Man

June 3, 2011 8:51 AM

“You’re not in competition with other women. You’re in competition with everyone." So goes Tina Fey's advice in her new book, Bossypants, to young women in the workplace. Fey’s advice couldn’t be more true. Every day seems to bring more...

Outsourcing Baby-Making in India

October 21, 2010 8:00 AM

It’s a typical story in our global economy: Citizens of wealthy nations hire Indians to provide goods and services that cost less than the same goods or services domestically produced. But in the case of “reproductive tourism,” the Indian laborers...

Problems with Do-It-Yourself DNA Tests

May 14, 2010 9:28 AM

After the FDA intervened this week, Walgreens has decided to postpone selling do-it-yourself DNA testing kits in 6,000 of its stores nationwide. The drugstore chain had arranged to sell kits made by Pathway Genomics that promised to reveal your risk...

Get Your Free Human Eggs

March 24, 2010 8:40 AM

Imagine that you are a woman with an intractable medical problem. You awake each day desperate to find a way to live the life you have dreamed of. Your doctors have offered increasingly sophisticated, invasive, and expensive treatments, to no...

Dave Ramsey, Megan McArdle, and Jesus

December 4, 2009 9:08 AM

In my most recent Her.meneutics post — on the biblical dimensions of frugal living — I took issue with Atlantic “econoblogger” Megan McArdle’s New York Times review of Lauren Weber’s In CHEAP We Trust: The Story of a Misunderstood...

Holiday Generosity: Now a Click Away

December 3, 2009 11:06 AM

I have mixed feelings about wish lists. They rob Christmas of creativity, surprise, and personal contact, but they also make shopping much, much easier. And it's nice to know that if I pay attention to the lists, gift recipients won't...

Stuff, the Sleeper Hit

May 13, 2009 4:24 PM

A year and a half ago, Annie Leonard released The Story of Stuff, a 20-minute video about the dangers of over-consumption. It "has become a sleeper hit in classrooms across the nation," Leslie Kaufman wrote in Sunday's New York Times:...

eHarmony Launches Gay Dating Site

March 31, 2009 2:32 PM

Online dating site eHarmony launched a version of its match-making service for homosexual couples Tuesday in response to a settlement late last year. The company agreed to launch Compatible Partners after a user had filed a complaint against eHarmony, citing...

Faith, Fashion, and Forever 21

March 27, 2009 10:52 AM

The skimpy tops and flirty miniskirts on sale at Forever 21, a cheap-chic mega-retailer known for its runway knockoffs and rock-bottom prices, seem to have more in common with Paris and Milan than the local church. But the retailer's ultimate...


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