Kassian’s Five Problems with the SlutWalk

This week CBMW's Gender Blog reprinted an article Mary Kassian wrote last year about the Toronto SlutWalk, protesting a "Toronto police officer's statement that young women could help safeguard themselves against rape by dressing more modestly." As the SlutWalk group of Toronto is preparing for another march next month, Kassian's words remind us of "why SlutWalk… Continue reading Kassian’s Five Problems with the SlutWalk

Jesus on Lust Management

This morning I was reading through a chapter of Recovering Biblical Manhood & Womanhood, edited by John Piper and Wayne Grudem. My reading this morning was from Chapter 4, "Women in the Life and Teachings of Jesus," by James A. Borland. Jesus’ condemnation of the sin of lust was crucial in allowing Him and His followers to enjoy… Continue reading Jesus on Lust Management

Modesty According to C.S. Lewis

I opened up Lewis' Mere Christianity this afternoon to the chapter titled "Sexual Morality." I wondered how Lewis would approach the topic, considering that he published this book almost 60 years ago, in 1952. Lewis begins with an exploration of modesty. I was surprised -- and pleased -- by his conclusions: The Christian rule of chastity… Continue reading Modesty According to C.S. Lewis

John Bunyan on Women

There are only a few more days of reading left before I finish the second part of John Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress. During today's reading, I stumbled across this lovely little tribute to women. Who ever said that Christianity was a misogynistic religion? Gaius also proceeded, and said, I will now speak on the behalf of Women,… Continue reading John Bunyan on Women