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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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Listen Up, People: Remember Chick-fil-A Next Time You See Any Bullying

July 27, 2012 9:49 AM

I picked a heck of a week to eat my first (and second) Chick-fil-A. The first was eaten innocently enough: I found a free coupon that expired that same day. Though I am not a huge fan of chicken sandwiches,...

Freed by Bill Clinton, Saved by Jesus

October 19, 2010 9:40 AM

Three Christians in the past year have drawn attention to North Korea’s repressive regime by crossing the river that divides the Communist nation from China. But unlike activists Robert Park and Aijalon Gomes, who wanted to get arrested, Euna Lee...

Iranian Christian Women Acquitted

May 28, 2010 10:28 AM

Two high-profile Christian women were acquitted by judges in Iran in May after they were arrested in March of 2009 on charges of anti-state activity, spreading Christianity, and apostasy. Maryam Rostampour, 28, and Marzieh Amirizadeh, 31, are both Iranian converts...

Gay Marriage Leads D.C. Archbishop to End Foster Care Program

February 22, 2010 11:06 AM

The other shoe has dropped here in Washington, D.C., in a long conflict between the local Catholic diocese and the District of Columbia. After warning for months that the District's pending same-sex marriage law — slated to go into effect...

N.C. Court Upholds Sex Offenders' Right to Worship

January 6, 2010 12:04 PM

For evangelicals who uphold both the boundlessness of redemption and the care and protection of “little ones” (Matt. 19:14), having sex offenders in church makes it hard to apply both beliefs at the same time. In mid-December a Superior Court...

Iranian Christian Women Freed from Evin Prison

November 19, 2009 9:40 AM

Coming on the heels of the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church (Nov. 8), Christian religious-freedom groups celebrated a victory yesterday in Iran. Marzieh Amirizadeh Esmaeilabad, 30, and Maryam Rustampoor, 27 — two Iranian converts to Christianity —...

In the Loop: Matters of Life and Death

October 14, 2009 10:33 AM

The New York Times tackles pro-life issues The New York Times featured a report on pro-life street protesters explores the role of faith, particularly evangelical Christianity, as a motivation to action, and describes not just the controversy surrounding the practice...

U.K. Christian Says Yes to Abstinence, No to Gardasil

September 18, 2009 9:12 AM

Simone Davis, a 17-year-old British immigrant and devout Christian, will be denied U.S. citizenship unless she agrees to a new immigration requirement that she be vaccinated with Gardasil, a compound that targets human papillomavirus (HPV), which can cause cervical cancer...

Christians Urge Obama to Keep Conscience Clause

April 9, 2009 9:29 AM

Several media are reporting that today's the last day the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will hear arguments against President Obama's intention to rescind the "conscience clause" regulation that former President Bush put into place weeks before...


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