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Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free - Klein, Linda Kay
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In Pure, Linda Kay Klein uses a potent combination of journalism, cultural commentary, and memoir to take us "inside religious purity culture as only one who grew up in it can" (Gloria Steinem) and reveals the devastating effects evangelical Christianity's views on female sexuality has had on a generation of young women. In the 1990s, a "purity industry" emerged out of the white evangelical Christian culture. Purity rings, purity pledges, and purity balls came with a dangerous message: girls are potential sexual ...

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Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free 2019, Atria Books

ISBN-13: 9781501124822

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Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free 2018, Atria Books

ISBN-13: 9781501124815

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Pure: Inside the Evangelical Movement That Shamed a Generation of Young Women and How I Broke Free 2018, Simon & Schuster Audio

ISBN-13: 9781508265740

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