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[S1E5] Thorny questions about modesty as place-keeping

[S1E5] Thorny questions about modesty as place-keeping

If modesty is fundamentally about knowing and keeping our place, then certain thorny questions naturally arise. In this episode, we consider five of them:

  1. Is upward mobility immodest?

  2. Are naked babies immodest?

  3. What if you need to wear something immodest?

  4. What if you’re biblically modest, but culturally immodest?

  5. Must our dress be distinctively gendered?

And here’s the article mentioned in the episode, which may help you to fit modesty into a larger covenantal and cultural context:

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