Do you think it’s possible to “redeem” the idea of modesty? Or has rape culture rendered it useless/harmful?
The responses were just wonderful. Here are some of them:
Leaning towards “not possible”:
Leaning towards “possible” with qualifications:
Finally, this iced Americano fueled string of tweets from Amy Martin:
Also see this post today by Rachel Held Evans over at Q Ideas. It clarifies a lot of the muddiness surrounding the modesty issue, especially from a biblical/Christian standpoint.
And stay tuned for our next Smokin’ Hot Conversation, posted by Melinda Cadwallader on this very topic from a slightly different angle, dropping Friday morning!
And feel free to add your answers to this question right here in the comments!