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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 Dogs Should Be Sent to Court

August 12, 2011 2:07 PM

When a 15-year-old rape victim from Poughkeepsie, New York, took the stand to testify against her father last summer, she wasn't alone. In the witness box, at her feet, sat Rosie, a golden retriever, who snuggled up close to the...

No Right to Rest for Weary Anglicans

May 24, 2010 11:19 AM

Such is the fatigue over the Anglican-Episcopal splintering that two weekends ago, when the Episcopal diocese of Los Angeles consecrated the denomination’s second partnered gay bishop, the event didn’t make a blip on many evangelical news websites. Also largely unnoticed...

N.C. Court Upholds Sex Offenders' Right to Worship

January 6, 2010 12:04 PM

For evangelicals who uphold both the boundlessness of redemption and the care and protection of “little ones” (Matt. 19:14), having sex offenders in church makes it hard to apply both beliefs at the same time. In mid-December a Superior Court...

Planned Parenthood Puts Restraining Order on Former Director

November 4, 2009 9:31 AM

Planned Parenthood has found itself in a legal battle with a former director who said she had a change of heart after watching an ultrasound for an abortion and quit the organization . KBTX of Bryan/College Station, Texas, reports that...

The President's Speech and Parental Rights

September 9, 2009 9:10 AM

Children in many U.S. schools yesterday heard President Obama exhort the values of hard work and personal responsibility in his back-to-school address. Reformed pastor John Piper of Bethlehem Baptist Church praised the speech as “a wonderful gift of common...

Pants-Wearing Woman Challenges Sudan's Decency Law

August 6, 2009 9:10 AM

French president Nicolas Sarkozy has thrown in support for a Sudanese woman who faces 40 lashes for wearing pants in public, a display the Sudanese government says violates its Shari'ah-based laws on public decency. "We will continue to work with...

Strip-Searched Girl Heads to Supreme Court

April 16, 2009 11:51 AM

How far can a public school go in an anti-drug campaign without violating students' rights to privacy? That's the question heading to the U.S. Supreme Court next Tuesday, when it will hear the case of Savana Redding, who, as a...

When Deadbeat Dads Are Really Trying

April 1, 2009 9:02 AM

The caricature is so common it's become a stereotype: the Deadbeat Dad, trying to weasel his way out of paying child support. But what happens when Dad — through no fault of his own — really doesn't have the money...

'Morning-After Pill' to Become Available to Minors

March 23, 2009 5:06 PM

A federal judge ruled today that the Food and Drug Administration must allow company sell the "morning-after pill" to 17-year-olds without a prescription. U.S. District Judge Edward Korman also ordered the feds to consider expanding access to women of all...


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