Rebekah Curtis

Rebekah Curtis is the coauthor of LadyLike: Living Biblically (Concordia Publishing House).

Latest by Rebekah Curtis in Chronicles

  • Dowering Our Daughters
    February 2019

    Dowering Our Daughters

    The world lacks drinking games relating to women’s studies, so here’s a suggestion: If you can get a women’s studies stalwart to say the word coverture before the conversation’s second minute elapses, throw one back for the 21st Amendment.

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  • Charlize Theron and the Tully Monster
    May 25, 2018

    Charlize Theron and the Tully Monster

    In the summer of 1998, a teenybopper friend and I went to see some big deal war movie. Afterwards, we walked back to her car with our minds full of weeping men and piles of guts. “Did you like that?” she asked. I said, “Are we supposed to?” This is how I imagine a pair of staff sergeants might feel walking out of Tully.

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  • The Sport You Aren’t Watching
    April 2017

    The Sport You Aren’t Watching

    Women’s sports lurch upon a troubled foundation. To throw like a girl is to fail on the grounds of athleticism, and not to throw like a girl is to fail on the grounds of girlism. Worse, the quest for equality cannot reconcile its dogmatic ideal with how its professed adherents live out their faith.

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  • Midwife Crisis
    September 2016

    Midwife Crisis

    A few things can be said with certainty of the BBC’s Call the Midwife: None of those babies are swaddled tightly enough. Car births aren’t the greatest, but I’ve seen worse than the one in Season Four. And if Sister Evangelina doesn’t know why Sister Monica Joan paired the ass and the angel in her crèche conversation groups, it’s not the latter whose mental acuity should be in question.

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