ELSEWHERE: The “Evolution of the Swimsuit” and Nostalgia for More Modest Days

Are your friends passing around that Q video where Jessica Rey talks about "The Evolution of the Swimsuit"? Now, I like a classy vintage-inspired suit as much as the next girl, but there's good reason to take Rey's argument with a grain of salt; the video, after all, amounts to an advertisement for her company. A group of ladies at Christianity Today offer a variety of helpful critical perspectives on the video, and Rachel Marie Stone expounds on her contribution at her personal blog, arguing … [Read more...]

Teaching Children a Healthy View of the Human Body

The American Conservative's Rod Dreher is currently traveling through France and blogging about his experiences there. One of his most recent entries chronicles his family's visit to The Louvre, and discusses the challenges that all of the artistic nudity on display present when you've been trying to instill in your children the value of modesty. He writes: [W]e explain to them that the human body is beautiful, and that the art they’re seeing was created to explore the beauty of the human … [Read more...]


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