Several years ago, I was introduced to this foreign concept called “philosophy.” After my Intro to Philosophy professor finally resolved all of my “How philosophy doesn’t necessarily contradict Theology” questions and issues, I began to see its value, and did my best to immerse myself in this type of Christian thinking. As part of this process, I began attending symposiums that the philosophy professor of the college I attended put together. During one of these, a recent graduate read her philosophy thesis from the previous year. That thesis radically altered my view of women for the better. The punch line for me was when she pointed out a cultural stereotype of how we tend to define and articulate that which is important to achieving masculinity and femininity.
…boys are providers, girls are pretty…
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As I’ve previously mentioned, I’ve been reading Altared by Claire and Eli as part of the Single Roots first community book read. I just finished the book, and something else hit home with me that I felt I should share.
I’ve been reading Altared by Claire and Eli as part of the Single Roots first community book read. I haven’t finished the book yet, but something I read yesterday struck a chord with me, and I felt it necessary to expound on it here further.
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Anyone who knows me knows that I pretty much have no room to give relationship advice. I’m ok with that. But after being single for 27 out of 29 years (Sometimes it felt like I was going for a record), I think I can talk about singleness, and by God’s grace, hopefully do so well.
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