Tag Archives: Purity Culture

Modesty Police – a misuse of power and authority

I posted this a while back on Twitter and Facebook. It’s a take on Matthew 5:27-29, where Jesus teaches: You have heard that it was said, “You shall not commit adultery.” But I tell you that anyone who looks at … Continue reading

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Idolizing Purity is a Shameful Business

Shameful Purity Observe a discussion on purity and most of the talk in modern American Christianity is aimed at teens and young single adults. Listen closer and you’ll also find that the talk is principally aimed at the  behavior of the … Continue reading

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The Purity Culture Isn’t Pure

I was reading in Colossians last night and ran across this passage: Since you died with Christ to the elemental spiritual forces of this world, why, as though you still belonged to the world, do you submit to its rules: … Continue reading

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