The world’s unrealistic emphasis on beauty constantly bombards American women and introduces self-centered havoc to their lives. In Chasing Beauty Heather Davis probes the interplay between cultural values and personal responsibility when it comes to obsession with physical appearance. We are “willing victims” of the deviant standards that validate or stigmatize people based on looks. God, who defines true beauty, sets us free from these unrealistic worldly standards.
Author: Heather Davis Date: January 02, 2006
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Other Articles Included in This Issue
- Confronted by Anger
- What Does Godly Change Look Like?
- A Broken Marriage Restored: A Battle of Priorities
- Doing wicked good Practical Theology
- Habits of the Heart
- Walking Through the Dark Valley of Miscarriage
- Close Friends or Entangled Hearts? Joys and Dangers in Woman-to-Woman Friendships
- Husbands Who Control
- Chasing Beauty
- Life after the Suicide of a Loved One