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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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No Exceptions: The Case for a Consistent Pro-Life Ethic

September 12, 2012 8:56 AM

The trouble with “exceptions” on abortion—whether one is pro-life “with exceptions” or pro-choice “with exceptions”—is that exceptions make doling out abortions seem as capricious as Seinfeld’s Soup Nazi: “No abortion for you. Next!” With the recent blunder of a...

Packing Heat and Trusting Providence: Why I Own a Handgun

July 26, 2012 8:41 AM

It's not every Christmas morning you wake up with a Bersa .380 in your Christmas stocking. The story started on an isolated stretch of road, escalated into flagging down a police car, and resolved with more calls to the...

'It Must Stop'

April 4, 2011 10:18 AM

Last July, Bangladesh’s High Court declared fatwas, a ruling or legal opinion given by an Islamic religious leader, illegal. Investigations and news reports of fatwas invoking violence against women led human rights organizations to submit petitions to the court, which...

500 Women and Children Raped in Congo

September 8, 2010 10:30 AM

I went to dinner recently with a law student whose parents are from the Democratic Republic of the Congo. As we ate and shared, I tried to recall everything I had read about the DR Congo on BBC’s website or...

Redeeming Roman Polanski

October 2, 2009 8:46 AM

Film director Roman Polanski was recently arrested on a 32-year-old charge of statutory rape, which he pled guilty to in 1977 before fleeing the country. Now, while Polanski fights extradition, Hollywood rallies for his freedom, and news sources turn it...


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