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99: How Women In The Margins Remake The World

What is the story of how women in the margins influence the world? Professor and writer Kaya Oakes joins us to draw on the defiance of women in the middle ages and today and what that might mean for women in 2022.    Our partners get an episode with Devi and Kaya talking about the […]

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98: News and Views: Hillsong, Bridgerton, and More

What happens when Hillsong – one of the largest megachurches in the world – loses its founding and lead pastor? Does Bridgerton season 2 have something to teach us about love? You get to listen in to an episode that’s usually exclusive to partners. Jess and Devi discuss purity culture news, and talk about what’s […]

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97: Gaslighting in Relationships and in the Church

We can’t go a week without hearing about another Christian leader or ministry accused of abusive leadership. Is this a uniquely evangelical problem? We talk today about gaslighting, the tactic undergirding most forms of abuse in intimate relationships and institutions. What is gaslighting? Why is it so damaging? How do we recover if we’ve been […]

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96: Motherhood & Friendship Through Life’s Big Transitions

We are talking all about new motherhood – can a friendship between people without kids and people with kids survive the early days of a newborn? We talk about what not to say to a new mama, what TO say, and the ever-changing nature of friendships. Special guest noises made by Devi’s 16-day-old baby! Partners […]

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95: How Little Women Helps Us Redefine “Happily Ever After”

This week Jessica is joined by a guest co-host to discuss Greta Gerwig’s recent adaptation of Louise May Alcott’s beloved novel Little Women. We revisit our own childhood’s looking back on the 1994 version of Little Women we all remember watching growing up and consider what strives have been made in how Alcott’s characters are […]