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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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Podcasts

Decriminalizing Sex: Where Prostitution Meets Purity Culture

Summary – Decriminalizing Sex: Where Prostitution Meets Purity Culture An odd twist in my research on a libertarian theory of reproductive rights (and abortion), I’ve had to dive into how the criminal justice system treats the crime of rape. In doing so, I’ve been led to what might appear to

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billy graham rule above reproach?
Podcasts

Is the Billy Graham Rule Above Reproach?

Summary | Is the Billy Graham Rule Above Reproach? Is the Billy Graham Rule Above Reproach? What do I mean by this question? It’s been suggested by many holding to biblical sexual ethic that the Billy Graham Rule is a prudential “rule of thumb” intended to mitigate the temptation for

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Critical Thinking

Why Resisting Manipulation Means Learning to Think Critically

Recently, it occurred to me why critical thinking is a tool in resisting manipulation and heal from manipulative forms of abuse. Manipulation is itself a failure in the skills of thinking well (critical thinking). Most people speak about manipulation as if it were enigmatic. But really, it’s like a cheap

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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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Podcasts

Kerry Baldwin On Abuse, Sphere Sovereignty

Kerry Baldwin on Abuse, Sphere Sovereignty | Show Notes Summary In this episode, Jacob Winograd invites Kerry Baldwin to discuss some cultural aspects of relationship from a Reformed and anarchist perspective. Winograd is concerned is the church is failing to “be the church” as a means of societal preservation (Matt

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