In which Evangelical purity culture befriends Immanuel Kant.
On the morning of January 7th, a rousing standing ovation erupted throughout the pews at High Point church after Memphis Pastor Andy Savage admitted to having a…… Read more “Guarding Hearts and Letting Criminals Walk Free: Purity Culture and Sexual Assault (1/2)”
Some say we’re condemned to repeat history. Others simply hope that it’s true.
When boredom trumps social justice.
It turns out that women can, in fact, do things.
In which not-so-covertly sexist legalism and Evangelical modesty culture has profound negative effects on female students and solidify the “woman is Eve” narrative.
“Are white people the new victims of a startling wave of contemporary discrimination going the opposite direction in which a racial double standard is formed?
In a word, no.”
“n. the awareness of the smallness of your perspective, by which you couldn’t possibly draw any meaningful conclusions at all, about the world or the past or the complexities of culture, because although your life is an epic and unrepeatable anecdote, it still only has a sample size of one, and may end up being the control for a much wilder experiment happening in the next room.”