Must Reads!

Must Reads! May 8, 2013

Here are some recent Must Read articles and posts. Enjoy!

“Implicit in the insistence that we weren’t one of those homeschoolers is the acknowledgment that those homeschoolers exist.”

 

“Pleasant fundamentalists? I’m sure there are many. Decent fundamentalists pastors? I’ve known a few. It doesn’t make the movement as a whole any less dangerous or destructive. It doesn’t make all fundamentalist churches nice.”

 

“When you’ve grown up in the conservative Christian world and hope to save your first everythings for your forever other, you put a lot of pressure on yourself to get it right the first time.”

 

It doesn’t take ‘courage’ to proudly proclaim, ‘I’m in the majority!’”

 

“Smart said she ‘felt so dirty and so filthy’ after she was raped by her captor, and she understands why someone wouldn’t run ‘because of that alone.’”

 

“My hypothesis: Much of modern, online feminism suffers from the same pathologies and problematic issues that plague modern day evangelicalism.”

 

“This sort of thing doesn’t happen to godly girls,” they told her. “You put yourself in a situation for this sort of thing to happen.”

 

“The most subtle form of spiritual abuse is cloaked in messages of empowerment.”

 

“Remember the scene where the Doctor grabs Jenny and plants a big kiss on her lips? Yeah, that wasn’t cool. It wasn’t consensual.”

 

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  • elizabethesther

    Thank you for including me, Sarah. I appreciate the work you’re doing. Standing with you…