Virgin Tales and the Romance Prosperity Gospel

Khrystian kicks up her heels with her military captain husband Chad in 'Virgin Tales."

A new evangelical “documentary” movie’s trailer starts out typical. Young women pledge to stay virgins until marriage. An evangelical song plays. Younger girls dance in lacy white. Then we see a woman kneeling for her fatherly/priestly blessing. Later we hear another woman say, “I’ve just always known that I wanted to be a wife and a mother. I would hate to go off and spend thousands of dollars on an education that I wouldn’t use.” Wait — wasn’t this presentation about … [Read more...]


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