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(cul•ture) n. The arts, beliefs, customs, institutions, and other products of human work and thought considered as a unit, especially with regard to a particular time or social group.

Christians, Modesty, Lust, and What the Bible Says
Culture

Christians, Modesty, Lust, and What the Bible Says

The modesty debate: this is a perennial controversy that rears its ugly head every year in American Christian circles. The 2024 debate was ignited a little earlier than usual due to a calendar featuring women self-described as “conservative.” Oddly, it was one of the least provocative photos featured (of “Josie:

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Genuinely Prolife Society
Culture

What Would a Genuinely Prolife Society Look Like?

The abortion debate has been so hyper-focused on the question of rights, that few (if any) have actually contemplated, in a realistic fashion, what a genuinely prolife society might look like. Militants on both sides imagine certain kinds of dystopia if the other had their way and all arguments led

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What does it mean to have dignity?
Culture

What does it mean to have dignity?

It’s not hard to look around society today – through current events, social media, etc., but also offline in crime, poverty and homelessness, education and child well-being – and see that to have dignity seems to be missing. A homeless woman interacted with my objection to the idea that our

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pattern of deconstruction evangelical women
Culture

A Pattern of Deconstruction Among Evangelical Women

It’s apparent to me so-called “deconstruction” has a particular reoccurring pattern for Evangelical women, specifically. That is, for those raised as culturally conservative, traditionalist, and Biblicist (sometimes referred to as Fundamentalist) there is a particular pattern of deconstruction. Inherent to their culturally conservative and traditionalist views was an advocacy for

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contradict human rights 1 Corinthians 7:5 marriage
Culture

Does 1 Corinthians 7:5 Contradict Human Rights in Marriage?

Can a wife say ‘no’ to sex with her husband? Can a husband say ‘no’ to sex with his wife? Does 1 Corinthians 7:5 contradict human rights expressed through self-ownership? A popular interpretation of 1 Corinthians 7:5 says spouses may never say ‘no’ to sex unless it’s for “medical reasons.”

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domestic abuse and law enforcement
Culture

The Problem with Domestic Abuse and Law Enforcement

The news of Gabby Petito is that law enforcement missed an opportunity to rescue a victim of domestic abuse. Anti-abuse advocates point out the tell-tale signs that Petito was a victim of domestic violence. Her fiancé (and now a “person of interest”) Brian Laundries is missing. During a traffic stop

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