A Ministry of Southwestern Seminary's Women's Programs

Category: Culture

What Does the Bible Say About Sexual Assault?

Never before has the issue of sexual assault against women seemed so ubiquitous. Last week, a Nashville jury convicted two Vanderbilt University students of aggravated rape and aggravated sexual battery when they assaulted a student in a do... Read More »

The Message Behind Hozier’s "Take Me To Church"

A few weeks ago I had never heard of Irish recording artist Andrew Hozier-Byrne. However, as I was riding in my car scanning through radio stations one day, his song Take Me To Church caught my attention. I stumbled across the song right be... Read More »

Opening the Sieve

I remember the moment very well. I don’t know the time or date, but I was sitting with my two oldest girls watching a show on our favorite network about people buying and selling houses. The next episode came on and the “couple” buyin... Read More »

What Do You Think of Beyoncé and the "New Feminism?"

What exactly does it mean to be a “feminist” in Hollywood these days? Beyoncé, a world-known fashion and music icon, gave a 15-minute shout out to feminism at the close of the VMS’s this past Sunday night. Just seconds after doing so... Read More »

More Than a Bucket of Ice

The Ice Bucket Challenge* is sweeping across social media. My husband gave me the Ice-Industrial-Garbage-Container Challenge! He used my daughter’s wheelchair crane to dump 55 gallons of ice water on me to show our support and solidarity ... Read More »

Why Ban Bossy is a Good Start

There is a positive element to the “ban bossy” campaign. But does it teach girls to lead like Jesus? Read More »

ObamaCare, Contraception, and the War on Women

Guest Post from Evan Lenow, contributor at www.TheologicalMatters.com, who have graciously  shared this article with BiblicalWoman.com. What is the war on women? The phrase has been used by various political groups to characterize attitude... Read More »

Why Should You Care About Katy Perry’s Approach to Religion?

The cover article of this week’s edition of Entertainment Weekly looks at the life of pop superstar Katy Perry. One comment in the article stood out to me as the singer discussed her relationship with God: “My upbringing was so strict a... Read More »

Have You Facebook-Proofed Your Marriage?

Social networking – few things have so defined and shaped our culture. From Facebook to Twitter to Pinterest, it seems like everyone who is anyone has one, if not multiple, ways to stay connected. Whether it is looking at pictures of ... Read More »

Being Women in a Miley Cyrus World

Thomas Couture was an 18th century French artist best known for his work, Romans in the Decadence of the Empire.  At the center of the painting, a woman lays outstretched, drawing all eyes to her. Surrounding her are people engaged in all ... Read More »