R. Marie Griffith is lecturer in the Department of Religion and associate director of the Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University.
Starving for Salvation: The Spiritual Dimensions of Eating Problems Among American Girls and Women, by Michelle Mary Lelwica
By Teresea M. Shaw, The Burden of the Flesh: Fasting and Sexuality in Early Christianity. (Fortress, 298 pp.)
Edited by Phyllis D. Airhart and Margaret Lamberts Bendroth, Faith Traditions and the Family. (Westminster John Knox, 172 pp.)
Edited by Anne Carr and Mary Stewart Van Leeuwen, Religion, Feminism, and the Family. (Westminster John Knox, 298 pp.)
The SBC Resolution
Media coverage of the Southern Baptist Convention’s declaration that wives should “submit graciously” to their husbands has been surprisingly extensive.
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