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

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'Unwanted' Girls Defy Sexism in India

December 5, 2011 12:10 PM

The Associated Press recently ran a deeply moving story about a name-changing ceremony in Mumbai, India. “More than 200 Indian girls whose names mean ‘unwanted’ in Hindi have chosen new names for a fresh start in life,” reports the AP’s...

The Lost Girls of China and India

June 29, 2011 9:15 AM

Across most cultures and throughout time, parents have wanted boys more than they have wanted girls. Recently developed technologies are allowing parents to reject their girl children before they are even born. In India and China, the world’s two most...

Assaulted Woman to Be Kept Alive, Rules India Court

March 14, 2011 11:34 AM

On March 7, India’s Supreme Court decided a landmark case that will allow life support to be legally removed from some terminally ill patients. The ruling involved the case of a woman who has been in a vegetative state since...

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...

Snakes on a (Spiritual) Plane

August 16, 2010 11:01 AM

Eat Pray Love Book Club Discussion: Part 3 Perhaps because I was once a religious studies student, Eat, Pray, Love reminded me of William James’s Varieties of Religious Experience — and, though, the two books have quite different forms, Gilbert’s...

India: It's Complicated

August 12, 2010 1:47 PM

Eat Pray Love Book Club Discussion: Part 2 If a young, wealthy woman from India had traveled to the United States because she believed she’d find spiritual enlightenment, stayed for the entire four months of her trip at a retreat...

The Trouble with Depicting Jesus

December 15, 2009 10:34 AM

When the New Community Bible first released in 2008, it sold 15,000 hardcover copies in a few short weeks.Yet the resulting hue and cry over certain aspects of the Bible, the first to be produced by Indians, for Indians in...

First Dalit Woman Elected to India Parliament

June 15, 2009 9:56 AM

Earlier this month India elected the first Dalit woman ever as Speaker for its House of Parliament. Meira Kumar, 64, was elected unanimously as the first woman Speaker of Lok Sabha in the lower house of Parliament, where she will...


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