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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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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...

Trayvon Martin, Hoodies, and the Power of Images

March 30, 2012 7:58 AM

My brother has two daughters. One of them looks like me. Guess which one I have a special bond with? Oh, sure, other factors played a part as our relationship developed over the years, such as our mutual love of...

Hungry for the Hunger Games: Why We Need Dystopian Tales

March 22, 2012 8:31 AM

This weekend, Americans will finally find out whether the newest young-adult-book-turned-movie lives up to the fanfare. Suzanne Collins’s Hunger Games trilogy attained vast popularity before the movie, and the addition of young, sexy Hollywood has only increased the mania. Without...

'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...

Afghan Girls Poisoned for Attending School

April 29, 2010 12:37 PM

Some 88 girls and teachers fell ill at three different schools within a week in northern Afghanistan. Authorities believe the sickness is due to poison gas attacks, and have not yet identified who harmed the girls and teachers. The Taliban...

Saving the Life of a Shaken Baby

February 5, 2010 8:47 AM

Justice is what love looks like in public, so says Princeton professor and pop philosopher Cornel West. When we think of justice though, we generally think of that which is found in courts or through political activism, or, failing these...

Deciphering the Pennsylvania Gym Shooting

August 12, 2009 9:00 AM

It seems from his blog that George Sodini had a longstanding anger toward women. The isolated 48-year-old took a gun to a Pittsburgh-area gym last week and opened fire during a fitness class. Three women were killed and nine were...


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