From the May/June, 2017 issue of Touchstone
book reviews Domestic Mystique by Kristen Gregory

Book Review

Domestic Mystique

Eve in Exile and the Restoration of Femininity by Rebekah Merkle

Canon Press, 2016
(205 pages, $16.00, paperback)

reviewed by Kristen Gregory

Eve in Exile begins with a well-researched primer on 200 years of the feminist movement and its outcomes. Full of useful analogies, this book has enough sass to keep it light-hearted, and lots of vision about building the culture of the home and bringing dignity instead of disgrace to the vocations of wife and mother.

Merkle starts by asking how we got where we are—not to criticize our grandmothers but to point our daug . . .


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