Sunday, August 21, 2011

Featured article from Relevant Magazine: Is Modest Really Hottest?

Rethinking why Christians actually cover up.
I’ll be honest: conversations about modesty make me uncomfortable.
I’m a guy. And let’s face it: our Christian “modesty rules” are sexist, putting far more responsibility on females than males. Most of us have grown up in a culture where men (regardless of their body size and shape) walk around on beaches in swim shorts without ever worrying about what they might be causing the female population to think about. Yes, I know; that’s because “men are more visually stimulated than women!”
We say that. But how true is that statement?
Could it be that women also have high standards of what they find visually attractive on men and are more sensitive in how they express that? Or could it be that we’ve grown up in a culture where the male physique–in all of its various levels of glory–isn’t taboo when seen in public?
Read what the article is all about at Relevant Magazine

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