Best of the Week!

Here are a few things from this past week that really shouldn’t be missed!


I’ll start with one of the most beautiful things I’ve read in a long time: The Body I Have,” by Dani Kelley 

And then she wrote this follow-up piece. Damn girl! Woman of Valor, indeed! “Existential perfection, problematic cultural systems, and being okay.”

This Tumblr is more than a week old, but, especially if you frequent the comment sections of Christian blogs, you need to check it out: “When In Comment Sections” 

This, because it needs to be said over and over and over again, “Evil is not a corrective from God to teach us a lesson. To believe so is to worship a devil:” “A Monstrous God” by Dianna Anderson

This piece made me laugh out loud. It also brings up a great point–a lot of Christian culture is just old school misogyny dressed up to be more attractive to hipsters and frat boys: “Giving Our Men Their Balls Back? How Old-School Misogyny is Still Thriving Among Christians” by Elizabeth Esther

And finally, a very important piece on rape culture: “The Patriarchal Utility of the Threat of Rape” by Love, Joy, Feminism 

Great job, fellow writers! Y’all inspire me!

Colbert

What were your favorite posts from this week?

Healing Through Story-Telling: A Review of "The Girl With The Grace Tattoo"
Why I Don't Trust Pro-Life Feminists
12 Reasons Why You Can Totally Call God "Mother"
Tony Jones' Cross is a Symbol of Abuse (Or, How To Abuse Women Like A Pacifist)
  • http://danileekelley.wordpress.com Dani

    You are awesome. And I can’t wait to read what you write this year. <3


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