Reporting | Family
How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars
Peer-reviewed research intensifies parenting debates… and can leave us even more confused.
Reporting | Family. How Science Became a Weapon in the Mommy Wars. Peer-reviewed research intensifies What science can't address. We can look at
Opinion | Church
Are Religious Kids Meaner or Nicer?
A Christian sociologist responds to two contradictory studies and what they tell us about science.
A Christian sociologist responds to two contradictory studies and what they tell us about science. Opinion | Church. Are Religious Kids Meaner or Nicer?
Opinion | Pop Culture
'Get the Girl to Do It'
What 'Hidden Figures' reveals about race, women, and how our sons see our daughters.
rush to sign kids up for summer camps is always intense, but this past summer, few filled up as quickly as the one targeted at girls interested in STEM (science, technology, engineering
Opinion | Discipleship
How Discipleship Is Transforming Nairobi, One Woman at a Time
Women in urban East Africa face challenges that are both unique and universal.
Levina Musumba Mulandi holds a Bachelor of Science in engineering from University of Nairobi, a Master of Arts in Christian educational studies from the International Leadership
Reporting | Discipleship
Why Even Pessimists Can Embrace Hope
A social psychologist explains why fear and hope often work as a team.
How do you quantify or measure something as abstract as hope? How does social science give you a way to do that? There are a number of different ways you can measure emotions.
Opinion | Discipleship
Middle-Aged Women Face a Crisis of Discipleship
Are churches missing out on discipling those in midlife?
In their recent book Church Refugees, sociologists Josh Packard and Ashleigh Hope also bring hard science to explore the reasons driving this exodus among those who say they're
Opinion | Pop Culture
21 Books Worth Giving as Christmas Gifts
Holiday book list: CT Women writers recommend their favorites.
From memoirs to “anti-devotionals,” old Russian classics to new releases, here are their favorites. Women in Science: 50 Fearless Pioneers Who Changed the World.
Opinion | formertcwissue
Embracing ScienceSubscriber access only
Let’s put the faith vs. science mentality to rest
Opinion | formertcwissue. Embracing Science. Let's put the faith vs. science mentality to rest. Science and God's Second Book. While there certainly are
Opinion | Discipleship
What Feminism Owes to the Protestant Reformation
Listening to marginalized voices isn’t a liberal or a conservative idea—it’s a fundamentally Christian one.
“It is hard now to imagine a world in which virtually everything of importance—law, humane learning, science, and religion—was carried on in a language known only by an educated
interview | Family
The Three Myths of Cohabitation
Sociologist Bradford Wilcox reports the surprising results of his new international study on cohabitation and its impact on kids.
On the one hand, the science seems to continue to mount that kids are especially likely to flourish when raised by their own married, biological parents.
Reporting | Family
The Key to Raising Kind Kids
Harvard psychologist Richard Weissbourd says it’s closer than you think.
irresponsible kids,” he writes. “To one degree or another, the problem is each one of us.”. Rebecca Randall is a science editor at CT. She tweets @beccawrites.
Opinion | Sexuality
How We Made Too Much of GenderSubscriber access only
Reclaiming an identity more meaningful than manhood or womanhood.
shoes. Science and media pundits told us that gender differences were purely social constructs—we were all products of our environment. Progressive
Reporting | Discipleship
God Wants You to Get Some Sleep
Our restless generation is missing out on the spiritual benefits of shuteye.
Our restless generation is missing out on the spiritual benefits of shuteye.
Reporting | Family
The Micro-Premie Dilemma
Does NICU technology change our pro-life obligations?
As a pro-life Christian, of course I believe life begins at conception. But when do I believe life is viable? Do we take our cues from medical science here?
Reporting | Sexuality
Let's Kiss Dating Hello
A sociologist reveals her research about 'ring by spring' culture on a Christian college campus.
However, the sociological literature is very clear on the implications of younger marriages, and I think we need to consider the science behind those studies when addressing marriage
Opinion | Family
How Do We Parent Our Kids During This Political Season?
Twenty women weigh in with their perspectives.
Amy E. Black, professor of political science, Wheaton College. “Presidents, like the rest of us, are human beings—fallen and sinful, but also bearing the image of God.”.
Opinion | Discipleship
Civil Discourse Is Key to Our Future
In a time of political angst and division, Scripture offers us a guiding principle.
Amy E. Black is professor of political science at Wheaton College and has wide research and teaching interests in the fields of American politics and political behavior.
Reporting | Family
Melinda Gates: Why Women Are the Best Investment
Women have the power to transform society. But here’s what they need to make it happen.
We're seeing more girls educated and doing well in college. All of these statistics are actually quite good. But only 17 percent of computer science graduates are women.
Opinion | Pop Culture
Beef Stroganoff Isn't Rocket ScienceSubscriber access only
The New York Times' controversial Yvonne Brill obit and the sacred call to remember.
Opinion | Pop Culture. Beef Stroganoff Isn't Rocket Science. Laura Ortberg Turner. Image: SportSuburban / Flickr. Beef Stroganoff Isn't Rocket Science. 0; tweet; link; email; print.
For Black Women, Looking Tough Takes a Toll
Emotional strength can only hide heartbreak for so long, says pyschologist and theologian Chanequa Walker-Barnes
One of the studies that I talk about in the book is where social science researchers look at black women who had experienced trauma, and they found these women were more likely to