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The Author’s Corner: John Fea with Kristin Kobes Du Mez

by Kristin Du Mez. In the wake of recent news coverage of Christian colleges and the mishandling of sexual assault cases, questions are being raised about connections between Christianity, patriarchy, and the abuse of women. Katharine Bushnell asked precisely these … Continue reading

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The Crime is the Fruit of the Theology: Christian Responses to 50 Shades of Grey

by Kristin Du Mez. [This piece originally appeared in the Oxford University Press Blog on March 21, 2015. The first portion is republished here with permission of the author.] The much anticipated Valentine’s Day release 50 Shades of Grey set off a flurry of activity … Continue reading

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“Strong in Body, Mind, and Spirit”: Purity Movements and Sexual Aggression

by Kristin Du Mez. A disturbing new study by Marquette University sociologist Heather R. Hlavka reports how young women today have “normalized” sexual assault to the point that they are often unable to identify harassment and rape for what they … Continue reading

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