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Combating a Culture of Exploitation
Originally Posted: 09/16/2013 - 5:12pm | Type: Blog

When we develop boys into good, godly men they won’t rape and abuse women. And when we raise good, godly women, they invest in the next generation of girls, are less susceptible to exploitation, and won’t infl ...

Take a Stand
Originally Posted: 05/15/2013 - 9:05am | Type: Magazine Article

Curt Devine 8 ways to stand against human trafficking. PRAY for freedom for the 27 million people enslave ...

Virtual Vices Show Shift in American Morality
Originally Posted: 01/10/2013 - 2:02pm | Type: Blog

Lust, gluttony, greed, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride still attract a lot of attention. But as the Internet and other media invade American life, our vices have also gone virtual, according to a new study. ...

‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ Moves Evangelicals Beyond Black-and-White Sexuality
Originally Posted: 11/30/2012 - 4:51pm | Type: Blog

Many evangelical women say they wouldn't touch Fifty Shades of Grey, often described as "mommy porn" because of its escapist appeal to working mothers and suburban housewives. But evangelical le ...

Pat Robertson: I'm Out
Originally Posted: 10/05/2011 - 7:30am | Type: Blog

Mark your calendars. The Rev. Pat Robertson has announced his ersatz retirement from politics. Robertson, 81, tells the Associated Press that he will no longer offer political endorsements. ...

Give to Uncle Sam What is Uncle Sam's: Tax Season War Resistance
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:40pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.warresisters.org/sites/default/files/FY2012piechart-color.pdf" target="_blank"></a>Imagine what would happen if a massive popular movement of ordina ...

Budgets Are Still Moral Documents
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:35am | Type: Blog

The "<a href="http://blog.sojo.net/2011/02/10/budget-cuts-and-bad-faith/" target="_blank">What Would Jesus Cut?</a>" campaign, launched by Jim Wallis and the good peop ...

Tell Glenn Beck: I'm a Social Justice Christian
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:33am | Type: Blog

Glenn Beck says Christians should leave churches that use the word "social justice." He says social justice is a code word for communism and Nazism.</p> Glenn Beck ...

'Apology Porn' and Yom Kippur
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

If there had been a way to power-wash my brain, I would have done it.</p> If there had been a way to power-wash my brain, I would have done it. The words, images, and em ...

Desire, Incorporated
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

Well, glory be Well, glory be My first reaction (to quote My first reaction (to quote George Will) was "Well". An article that compares pornography to McDonal ...

For Pete's Sake
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Brian Bolton How can a Christian tick off both porn filmmakers and religious conservatives? ...

Lust in Las Vegas
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:40am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler There has always been crossover from Saturday night ...

It's a Playboy World After All
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 12:04pm | Type: Magazine Article

Danny Duncan Collum Get out the garlic! Hef is back. That was the gist of a series of articles last summer and fall chronicling the retur ...

Market-Driven Sexuality
Originally Posted: 06/27/2014 - 9:19am | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst In the early days of the Gulf war, ABC's Nightline took a break from round-the-clock coverage of lit-up skies and t ...