“Every Young Woman’s Battle” Is Not Mine

July 9, 2014

I don’t think God wants us to go around rutting like animals as soon as we hit puberty, but I think that the man who hung out with prostitutes and said “let ye among you without sin cast the first stone” understood that it’s complicated. And I am certain that He never meant for my purity to be a bargaining tool or something that passed from my father to my husband. But some members the religious right have imposed these ideas onto Jesus and are putting them into the hands of young, impressionable girls. And it’s a terrible, awful thing.”

Laura Sook Duncombe speaks her mind in ” ‘Every Young Woman’s Battle’ Is Not Mine” on the Radical Notion blog.

Read this powerful post here.

posted by Marg Herder

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