Modest Proposals about Modesty with Emily Maynard

The StoryMen welcome blogger and speaker Emily Maynard to help us navigate the treacherous world of the Evangelical conversation about Modesty. Are our bodies good? Are they dangerous? Should people who follow Jesus attempt to be modest at all? And where is MIkalatos?

In this Episode:

dont-rape0:00 – The Fall TV Line Up

09:30 – Emily Maynard (not the Bachelorette)

17:00 – Culottes, Modesty, and Our Bodies

27:00 – Rape Culture

38:30 – Parenting and Good Modesty Rules

Emily Maynard

Episode Links

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A Deeper Story

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Other Links:

Emily’s article on Modesty Rules at Church Leaders


Find Matt Mikalatos at:

Blog: The Burning Hearts Revolution


Amazon Author Page

Find Clay Morgan at:

Blog: Clay Writes


Amazon Author Page

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StoryMen Theme Song by Anthony Mako

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Do you wrestle with modesty? What’s at stake for you in this argument?

By JR. Forasteros

JR. lives in Dallas, TX with his wife Amanda. In addition to exploring the wonders that are the Lone Star state, JR. is the teaching pastor at Catalyst Community Church, a writer and blogger. His book, Empathy for the Devil, is available from InterVarsity Press. He's haunted by the Batman, who is in turn haunted by the myth of redemptive violence.