Another month, another top-10 roundup. Thanks to all our regular readers and stumble-upon visitors for your thoughtful commentary on the topics we've recently covered—especially Wheaton College's search for its next president, what makes women happy, and online scams that target Christian women. Keep the comments coming over the next month as we cover Bollywood-flavored Bibles, online confession rooms, and the importance of father-child bonding time. And if you have more ideas for what Her.meneutics should cover, please e-mail me at kbeaty[at] or fellow editor Sarah Pulliam Bailey and spulliam[at]

(10) "Penny Pinching as a Christian Virtue?" by Christine A. Scheller // Comments: 9
The spiritual dimensions of frugal living.

(9) "Cancer's Mercies," by Julie Evans, guest blogger // Comments: 14
October is breast cancer awareness month, and I'm so aware I might as well be pink.

(8) "It's a Not-So-Happy But Wonderful Life," by Caryn Rivadeneira, guest blogger // Comments: 15
God doesn't call us to be happy.

(7) "Trouble with Online Love," by Elissa Cooper // Comments: 3
Australian police found that two out of three victims of 'romance fraud' are women.

(6) "Wheaton Students Advocate for Woman President," by Katelyn Beaty // Comments: 19
An open letter encourages selection committee to commit to 'ethnic, economic, and gender diversity.'

(5) "Where Someone Loves Us Most of All," by Laura Leonard // Comments: 8
Is Where the Wild Things Are too wild for children?

(4) "Planned Parenthood Puts Restraining Order on Former Director," by Sarah Pulliam Bailey // Comments: 13
The director had resigned after watching an ultrasound for an abortion.

(3) "This Is Your Brain on Evangelicalism," ...

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