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(10) Saving the Life of a Shaken Baby, by Christine A. Scheller // February 5
Byron and Susan Mondoks' adoption of their granddaughter, abused by her birth father, unearths the meaning of love in action.

(9) Female Sex Addict: Not an Oxymoron, interview by Katelyn Beaty // April 26
Marnie Ferree's No Stones: Women Redeemed from Sexual Addiction challenges easy assumptions about who gets addicted and why.

(8) Caught between the Easter Bunny and the Empty Grave, by Amy Julia Becker // April 1
Reducing Easter to a purely spiritual celebration is almost as problematic as reducing it to a consumer smorgasbord.

(7) Christian Female Musicians, Missing in Action, by Laura Leonard // May 20
What accounts for the surprising dearth of women in today's CCM scene?

(6) Little Girls and Single Ladies, by Elrena Evans // June 3
The backlash to the video of 8-year-olds gyrating to Beyonce suggests there's still hope for our culture.

(5) Marriage: A Dying to the Self, by Lynn Roush, guest blogger // May 4
Paul Tripp's What Did You Expect? refreshingly goes beyond gender roles to arrive at the crux of marital problems: the kingdom of self.

(4) Lady Gaga: Champion of Abstinence? by Laura Leonard // April 19
The wave of celebrities touting a "celibate" lifestyle actually undermines the movement.

(3) Ooh La La over Lady Gaga, by Jennifer Grant, guest blogger // June 17
Why I showed my son a music video from one of pop culture's hottest artists.

(2) Modesty: A Female-Only Virtue? by Katelyn Beaty // May 18
Scripture suggests that modesty means more than keeping the right parts covered.

(1) Where Was God in the Earthquake? by Fleming Rutledge, guest blogger
A theological response to the Haitian calamity.

Other notable posts:

Are Chick Flicks 'Emotional Porn'? by Laura Leonard (March 5)

Sexy Evangelism, by Amy Julia Becker (June 15)

Toying with Adultery? by Marlena Graves, guest blogger (May 10)

Health Care Bill Concerns, by Joni Eareckson Tada / Religion News Service (March 17)

A Bikinied Muslim Miss USA, by Mandy McMichael, guest blogger (May 26)