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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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Saving Men from Their Own Sex Slavery

November 11, 2011 10:45 AM

“When I was a boy listening to an invitation to adventure, I had no idea it would be so painful," writes Daniel Walker in God in a Brothel: An Undercover Journey into Sex Trafficking and Rescue (InterVarsity, 2011). "But I...

'Sex + Money': The Domestic Side of a Global Problem

November 4, 2011 9:13 AM

What struck me the most about the film Sex + Money: A National Search for Human Worth, which screened at Portland State University this month, is how young. Thirteen- and fourteen-year olds, and some as young as eleven, being led...

The Thin Line between Trafficking and Pornography

November 2, 2011 10:42 AM

When a pimp approached 16-year-old Jessica Richardson at the Portland diner where she was working in 1995, Jessica was primed to accept his offer. She had been sexually abused at age 5, and then her dad was murdered when she...

Craigslist Gives Up 'Adult Services' in the United States

September 17, 2010 12:14 PM

After testifying at a hearing regarding domestic minor sex trafficking on Wednesday, Craigslist officials agreed to remove adult services advertisements in this country for good. Her.meneutics has followed the story of Craigslist closely (see a 2009 interview with Kaffie McCullough...

Q+A: Selling Girls on Craigslist

June 22, 2010 9:39 AM

On Saturday night I attended a dinner party in Laguna. A guest seated next to me pulled out a snazzy looking camera, and raved about how he got it for a steal on Craigslist. In the car, I asked my...

'I Lived Next Door to a Brothel'

January 21, 2010 10:13 AM

Last week President Obama launched a nationwide human trafficking awareness campaign, proclaiming this month National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month. Leading up to this month, my sister, Marissa, and I began e-mailing back and forth about the injustice of...


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