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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 99 Problems with Jay-Z’s Use of “B----”

January 31, 2012 8:43 AM

When Jay-Z and wife Beyonce welcomed their first child, daughter Blue Ivy Carter, into the world on January 7, Jay-Z joined the ranks of hip-hop dads that include T.I. and Fat Joe. Just two days after Blue Ivy’s arrival, the...

Beyonce Is Wrong: Girls Don't Run the World

June 28, 2011 8:57 AM

According to the first single from Beyonce’s highly anticipated album 4, girls indeed run the world. Thanks to her musical contribution to First Lady Michelle Obama’s "Let’s Move" campaign, her recent Billboard Millennium Award, and surprise farewell performance to honor...

Lady Gaga: Where's the Outrage?

May 17, 2011 10:15 AM

During her appearance on American Idol last week, Lady Gaga told the audience, without being prompted, that she wasn’t interested in judging the contestants, only in bringing out what was special about each of them. “I want to free [my...

'Hallelujah' Comes to the Food Court

December 3, 2010 11:00 AM

Bored mall shoppers eat in a food court that could be anywhere in North America. Innocuous holiday music plays in the background. Suddenly, a woman poking at her fast-food tray, cell phone held to her ear, stands up and begins...

Ooh La La over Lady Gaga

June 17, 2010 4:57 PM

Okay, true confessions time: I showed my 14 year-old son Lady Gaga’s “Telephone” video. No, it wasn’t a mistake and yes, I’d do it again. You might be asking, “Who is Lady Gaga?” Or maybe you’re shaking your head and...

Christian Female Musicians, Missing in Action

May 20, 2010 11:58 AM

Do you know Becky? If you are a Christian woman in your 30s or 40s and married with kids, you are Becky. Becky, I was fascinated to learn, is what Christian radio stations have named their ideal listener, and most...

Lady Gaga: Champion of Abstinence?

April 19, 2010 9:23 AM

Lady Gaga can make anything cool: Muppets as clothing. Bows made out of human hair. Pantslessness. Abstinence. Wait . . . what? “I can’t believe I’m saying this — don’t have sex,” said the 24-year-old pop star in an interview...

Kris Allen Triumphs on American Idol -- in More Ways Than One

May 22, 2009 10:19 AM

If you are one of the 28.8 million people who watched American Idol's season finale Wednesday night, you already know that Kris Allen, the 23-year old worship leader from Conway, Arkansas, beat out Hollywood rocker and musical theater vet...

Why Do We Love Susan Boyle?

April 17, 2009 1:03 PM

If you haven't seen the viral video of Susan Boyle yet, take a few minutes to watch it. It's worth it. When Boyle appears on the American-Idolish Britain's Got Talent, she admits that she's never been kissed, tells the audience...

Faith Takes Center Stage on American Idol

March 24, 2009 1:55 PM

Christians regularly lament their lack of representation in mainstream entertainment, but this season, the most popular show on television features a cast of vocal Christians. Surprised? While Christians are certainly not strangers to the American Idol stage, six of this...


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