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Mother

Christmas, 2018 Poetry Selection
Young woman, boo-boo healer,
songwriter, wonderful comforter,
mighty good, everlasting Mama,
peasant of peace,
filled with grace and grit
Linda Kay Klein

An Interview with Author Linda Kay Klein

Particularly if you're a girl or a woman, you are taught that you need to protect everyone else by your purity because men and boys are easily sexually tempted. So girls and women have to be responsible for the sexual purity of the whole community, essentially.
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PURE: Inside the Evangelical Movement that Shattered a Generation of Young Women and How...

Life-changing. Freeing. Healing. Empowering. These are just a few of my takeaways from Linda Kay Klein’s work. There is a way to break free, and this book is a roadmap to that freedom.

Body Shaming in the Pulpit — Paige Patterson’s at It Again

September 19, 2018 Paige Patterson, the disgraced former leader of the Southern Baptist Convention, thought he'd head back into the pulpit.  It went about like...

Fat and Faithful: Learning to Love Our Bodies, Our Neighbors, and Ourselves

Morgan deconstructs the many cultural messages we hear about fatness and, in the process, affirms that fat people also reflect the image of the Creator no more and nor less than do those who are thin.

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Lesson 25: "Christians who stress the inerrancy and inspiration of both testaments of our Bible often refer to 2 Timothy 3:16—'all scripture is inspired by God....’ But there are two problems with such an interpretation. First, when 2 Timothy was written (late first or early second century), the only scriptures the early Christians had were the scrolls of the Hebrew Bible, our Old Testament.”