Pure, a Book Review and Deconstructing Purity Culture: At the Intersections of Black, Female & Womanist

Illustration by Katarzyna Bogdańska A few days ago, I stumbled across the book “Pure” by Linda Kay Klein. I couldn’t put it down. Surely, this book would provide both critical insight and compelling testimony into the insidious innerworkings of peak Evangelical purity culture. Unfortunately, the 35-page Introduction was the best part of the book. At once bothContinue reading “Pure, a Book Review and Deconstructing Purity Culture: At the Intersections of Black, Female & Womanist”

For Girls Asked to Participate in Communion: A Slam Poem

It’s a Thursday when I get the email. An invitation to participate as a communion attendant.They would like me to hold the bread. My husband, the wine.Am I willing and able to serve in this way. Please advise. Please advise. Will I hold the bread?Please advise.Am I willing and able to serve in this way?PleaseContinue reading “For Girls Asked to Participate in Communion: A Slam Poem”