Christ and Pop Culture
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What is a woman’s place? That is the question spurring many a debate among  women and men, inside and outside the church. And the answers aren't easy to come by, because women face unique circumstances, opportunities, and responsibilities that refuse to adhere to a hard-and-fast rule. Tackling this complex issue is Katelyn Beaty, author of A Woman's Place: A Christian Vision for your Calling in the Office, the Home and the World. Beaty is managing editor at Christianity Today magazine and cofounder of Her.meneutics, which have given her keen insight into the cultural debate about women and the role work plays in our lives. In this two-part episode of Persuasion, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson host Katelyn Beaty to discuss her book and what prompted her to write it. The conversation covers everything from the true definition of work to the proper way men and women are called to work together for the common good. And be sure to catch part two of the conversation, when we move into specific difficulties women face work is in its proper place.

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Every two years we are overcome with Olympic fever, watching the best of the best from around the world competing for a coveted spot on the podium. But as we watch these athletes, chiseled with muscle and wrapped in grace, Olympic fever can easily morph until we become sick with envy. We bemoan our less-than trim physiques and underdeveloped talents. With each passing day, we wonder what could have been if we had lived by the Olympic motto of Faster, Higher, Stronger! In this ounce of Persuasion fast chat, Erin Straza and Hannah Anderson discuss their Olympic viewing habits and the comparative thinking that seeps in to taint the enjoyment. But there is a way forward: With proper perspective, it’s possible to appreciate the beauty and strength of an Olympic athlete without feeling less than. It all comes back to resting in the truth that God has designed you to reflect His image in a unique way to the world. It may not happen on a medal podium, but knowing our place makes it easier to enjoy the space God’s given to others.

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