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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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Making the Most out of Mommy Blogging: The Woman Behind Money Saving Mom

January 26, 2012 10:13 AM

Crystal Paine is not your average mommy blogger. She doesn’t tell you about her day or post picture-perfect images of her lifestyle for you to envy. The homeschooling mom of three based in Kansas wants to help you make ends...

Sugar Daddies and Abba Father

August 15, 2011 9:47 AM

It’s no secret that more and more college students are graduating with crushing student loan debt. And with a job market that is less than favorable to the 20-something job seeker, some college students and graduates are looking for innovative...

Would Jesus Walk Away from a Mortgage?

July 11, 2011 10:52 AM

My husband and I have joked that our 2006 purchase of a townhome in a blue-collar suburb of Chicago must have been the single transaction that popped the housing price bubble in America. Within weeks after we signed the papers,...

Holiday Shopping for Jesus

December 15, 2010 10:10 AM

The statistics aren’t available yet, but the questions proliferate: After two years of “anemic” spending in December, will the retail market rebound? Will Americans prop up an ailing economy by spending lots of money on Christmas presents? Wherever the numbers...

Young, Single Women Outearn Male Counterparts

September 27, 2010 11:30 AM

The fact that men make more money than women isn’t exactly news. Sure, it pops up in the media from time to time as some ask what we need to do to help that statistic change, while others insist that...

Simplicity: It's Complicated

August 27, 2010 10:13 AM

The New York Times recently profiled an Oregon couple who winnowed their possessions down to 100 things, giving away most of what they owned and cozying up in a 400-square-foot apartment. The article discussed new (read: more cautious) spending patterns,...

How Many Kids Should We Have?

July 19, 2010 11:25 AM

"One and Done," Lauren Sandler's Time cover story this week, offers a series of reasons why many parents in the West are choosing to have only one child. First, the economic strain: “The U.S. Department of Agriculture reports that...

Confession: I Stopped Giving to the Church

January 8, 2010 2:13 PM

I stopped tithing a few months ago. Okay, no scandal here. I got married in September, and my husband and I moved to a new area and wanted to find a church. As we slowly combined our finances, it became...

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...


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