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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 Problem with Karen Kingsbury’s Princess Books

March 7, 2012 8:41 AM

This morning I was a scientist studying lions and a magic doctor healing giraffes. I was a three-year-old girl holding a baby jaguar; I was a pony running through a candy forest. I was friends with a lion, a little...

Toddlers, Tiaras, and Surviving Princess Mania

March 1, 2011 9:00 AM

At the end of March, I will bid farewell to my twenties and celebrate my 30th birthday in style. My husband has planned an amazing trip to Disney World, which means I will enjoy this milestone the same way I...

Another Assault on Little Girls

January 3, 2011 11:38 AM

The most recent issue of Vogue Paris (or should I say l'issue de janvier/février?) struck a nerve when it hit newsstands, upsetting the very readers who count on the magazine to be provocative. They’re guaranteed it. Vogue Paris’s editor in...

'Tangled,' Kate Middleton, and Modern Princesses

December 10, 2010 10:33 AM

It's a case of ironic timing: while media are enthralled by the prospect of another royal wedding, the Los Angeles Times reports that Disney's newest animated feature, Tangled, marks the end of its fairy tale era. (Disney countered that “the...

The Friendless, Voiceless Disney Princess

August 6, 2010 8:45 AM

Take a moment to think of the last movie you saw. Did it have: (1)   Two women with names (2)   who had a conversation (3)   about something other than a man? If so, it passes the three-point Bechdel Test, named...

The Perils of Christian Chick Lit

June 29, 2010 11:05 AM

Mandie Shaw, Nancy Drew, Anne of Green Gables, and Elsie Dinsmore were close companions of mine throughout the teen years. I also enjoyed as occasional playmates Sierra Jensen and Christy Miller. I now regret some of those friendships. As a...

Supreme Court Rules Girl's Strip Search Unconstitutional

June 30, 2009 2:31 PM

In a case that Her.meneutics covered this April, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled late last week that Arizona middle school officials violated the Constitution when they strip-searched a 13-year-old girl suspected of having over-the-counter pain medication. Savana Redding's parents sued...

FDA Accepts Ruling, Minors to Have Access to Morning-After Pill

April 24, 2009 8:30 AM

The Obama administration further sealed the deal that girls 17 and older will be able to purchase the "morning-after pill" without a prescription. The Food and Drug Administration said Wednesday it would accept a federal judge's ruling that lifts the...

'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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