Saturday News Links: September 7, 2013


Talking about the other half of the Miley Cyrus VMA performance, Robin Thicke and his rape culture performance and song –

Sex is only about reproduction and churning out lots of good lil’ Christian cultural warriors you say? –


TED Talks: Jackson Katz on how violence against women is a male issue too –


The Junia Project – on Biblical patriarchy –


From NPR How prayer may reshape your brain –


An ongoing review of Michael Pearl’s book “To Train Up a Child” at Love Joy Feminism –


By Robert Reich at Alternet on how the plan to bomb Syria is a distraction from moral choices here in the country where much work still needs to be done –


Lauren Drain talks about her book “BANISHED: Surviving My Years With the Westboro Baptist Church” and why Fred Phelps might just be homosexual –


Kenneth Copeland’s church outbreak of measles is starting to worry health officials –


Kevin Swanson of Generations Radio has been spewing his hatred and ignorance about gay marriage again –


Since this was printed in a UK newspaper I cannot say it hasn’t been sensationalized , regardless it is a good reminder of what can happen when missionaries blunder into a different culture and attempt to ‘save’ heathens –

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NLQ Recommended Reading …

Breaking Their Will: Shedding Light on Religious Child Maltreatment‘ by Janet Heimlich

Quivering Daughters‘ by Hillary McFarland

Quiverfull: Inside the Christian Patriarchy Movement‘ by Kathryn Joyce


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