Bad Advice and Goat’s Blood

Yesterday,'s advice columnist, journalist Emily Yoffe (aka "Dear Prudence"), tackled the issue of a Christian woman married to an "atheist" who has recently embraced Wicca. Here's what she had to say.There are several troubling aspects in Yoffe's advice to the "devout" Christian wife, starting with the assertion that her husband has "radically underwritten the rules" of their relationship because he's shifted from atheism/agnosticism to a theistic belief system (albeit not Christianity). Despite the fact that "Kent" is described as "sweet, attentive, and loving" Yoffe seems to sympathize with the wife's concern, describing Kent's newfound Wiccan beliefs as " … [Read more...]