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44: Untangling Sexual Ethics Without Religion

Erika from Canada joins us today to talk about how she figured out sexual ethics as a teen and young adult. She came from a non religious household and continues to be non religious, but her ideas about sexual ethics are not what you’ve seen in the movies. Erika takes us through her thoughtful choices […]

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43: Rebuilding Sexual Ethics After Purity Culture

Rachel Joy Welcher’s new book Talking Back to Purity Culture: Rediscovering Faithful Christian Sexuality takes on the heavyweights of publishing past. Didn’t like I Kissed Dating Goodbye, Wild at Heart, And the Bride Wore White? This book goes into the many problems with the books of purity culture past while also focusing on the tender […]

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42: How Can We Have a Better Conversation About Abortion?

Abortion is a conversation about women’s bodies, and it is part of the conversation about sexual ethics. Today we connect the dots between Purity Culture rhetoric and abortion. Andrea Lucado joins us to discuss her op-ed, How the female body became a scapegoat for white evangelicals. Listen to our full conversation with Andrea for $3/month […]

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41: Do We Still Have a Christian Dating Problem?

Are you single in church and wondering if you should ask someone out or waiting for someone to ask you out? The stakes feel high, but you’re looking for connection. You’re tired and wondering how and when this is going to happen. Dallas Pastor JD Rodgers asked the question on his Instagram account, Why aren’t Christian […]

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40: Christians Break Up Too

You’re not the only one who expected to marry the first person they dated. Lots of evangelical teens raised in Purity Culture did. There was no talk on how to break up. No advice on what to do after you got dumped by someone you loved. We start to undo that today by talking about […]