To the Christian Men and Women Debating Yoga Pants
Make room for the Holy Spirit.
Among Christians, these form-fitting pants get wrapped in the modesty debate, most recently with a viral post from a blogger sharing her conviction to stop wearing yoga pants and
A Dad's Perspective: Why I Tell My Daughters to Dress Modestly
Replacing the restrictions of modesty with the appropriate attire of Christian love.
Opinion | Sexuality. A Dad's Perspective: Why I Tell My Daughters to Dress Modestly. Replacing the restrictions of modesty with the appropriate attire of Christian love.
Believing in a Better Modesty Movement
How we teach purity through a celebration of beauty and self-respect.
Opinion | Sexuality. Believing in a Better Modesty Movement. Dannah Gresh, guest blogger. Image: Lil' Wiz / Flickr. Believing in a Better Modesty Movement. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
Can You Teach Modesty Without Body-Shaming?
Girls told to cover their "irresistible" bellies, boobs, and bodies.
Opinion | Sexuality. Can You Teach Modesty Without Body-Shaming? Elrena Evans. Image: ashraful kadir / Flickr. Can You Teach Modesty Without Body-Shaming?
Finding Healing in Front of the Camera
A Christian considers the benefits of boudoir photography.
I wonder, am I allowed to feel sexy, for the sake of it? Do the Bible's teachings on modesty prevent us from actually desiring to feel beautiful? Stunning? Confident?
Immodesty All Over the Map
Putting breasts in cultural context.
Breasts can't be regarded as for the bedroom only. The concept of modesty certainly exists, but it's more often applied to women's hemlines than their necklines.
How 'Modest Is Hottest' Is Hurting Christian Women
What the phrase communicates about female sexuality and bodies.
Sharon Hodde Miller. 0; tweet; link; email; print. I remember the first time I heard the words chirped by an eager female college student as we discussed the topic of modesty.
Remarriage: Doomed to Fail?
Keys to succeeding in a second marriage
Cosmopolitan now has modesty covers, so I am no longer subjected to the 101 ways to look sexier without surgery, but the tabloids still grab my attention with their circus of marriages
Why the Bodily Resurrection Matters—Especially to Women
In a time when Christian women are tempted to view their bodies with shame or with utility, the foundational doctrine is more important than ever.
About six months ago I wrote a post on modesty that elicited a variety of responses. That is not to say that modesty is unimportant and does not have its place. It does.
Uncovering the Head Covering Debate
What happened to Scripture’s call to cover our heads in worship?
Christian leaders believed the head covering called for in 1 Corinthians signified women's modesty and submission, so they continued to wear whatever type of covering was in fashion
Are Christians Allowed to Be Sexy?
Facing dueling pressures, many women of faith remain insecure over their appearance.
I didn't particularly understand the appeal of following rules, and I enjoyed attention, so I threw off the modesty rules and dressed in a way that caused men to notice me.
Women of the Web
Finding solidarity, inspiration, and conversation between Jewish and evangelical bloggers.
faith contexts. They talk marriage and modesty, parenting and pop culture. "There's something intimate about spilling one's guts to a friend. That's what
Creation Care Starts with Our Bodies
Or, what I learned from my bikini-clad mother-in-law about the goodness of creation.
Untouched by the Puritan prudishness that is historically English and North American, they share a continental European lack of modesty concerning the body, to the extreme.
A Grown-Up, Not Sexed-Up, View of Womanhood
The dialogue we missed about Miley Cyrus and coming of age.
If we do not, when we encourage young women to remain chaste and value modesty, it will inadvertently be a message of juvenilization-- to remain good "little girls." In order for celibate
Blessed Are the Stretch-Marked and Muffin-Topped
What my pregnant and postpartum body taught me about womanhood.
In an age when women reject calls for modesty as fueling rape culture, when popular Christian leaders publicly debate traditional gender roles, and when churches host workout
Raised in a Christian Cult
‘Girl at the End of the World’ adds to an important line of ex-fundamentalist survivor stories.
Bible. I know hundreds of obscure nineteenth-century hymns by heart and have such razor-sharp 'modesty-vision' that I can spot a miniskirt a mile away.".
Modesty: A Female-Only Virtue?
Scripture suggests that modesty means more than keeping the right parts covered.
Opinion | Sexuality. Modesty: A Female-Only Virtue? Scripture suggests that modesty means more than keeping the right parts covered. Is modesty a virtue only for women?