Free Newsletters

What Is Her.meneutics?

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.

books we’re reading

All posts from “pain”

Should Christians Take Antidepressants?: A Response

December 6, 2011 9:17 AM

I’m surprised that I’ve never heard a Christian argument against epidurals. After all, the pain of childbirth is, according to Genesis, a result of sin. And one could probably argue that the extreme pain of giving birth brings one closer...

Does God Want Us to Suffer?

September 24, 2010 9:22 AM

This is the second of two posts on Christian perspectives on physical pain. The first explored the idea of pain relief as a human right. Melanie Thernstrom, in her critically praised new book, The Pain Chronicles, examines the role of...

Is Pain Relief a Human Right?

September 23, 2010 6:59 AM

The International Association for the Study of Pain issued a declaration saying it is. People have a right to receive pain relief, without discrimination, via medications and non-medication techniques; to have pain assessed as a vital sign; to be treated...


see more