Unraveled Series: Wearing Clothing Made from Mixed Fibers

Welcome to the Unraveled series, a collection of blog posts exploring clothing, the Bible, and its connections to modern living. This first post dives into a passage that is both well-known and often quoted: Deuteronomy 22:11 which states, “You shall not wear clothes made of wool and linen woven together” (NRSV). Does this still apply today?

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Countering Fast Fashion with Love

How do we address the emotional needs fast fashion claims to meet with spiritual practices that actually provide longterm inner sustenance? Here are four practices to try when you're feeling the urge to buy something new:
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Fair Trade and Faith: Why They’re Connected

Fair trade is a global social movement and set of ethical standards with a robust history and respected reputation. But how exactly does fair trade connect to faith principles that orient our lives? It turns out, pretty deeply. Here are three examples of the ways that fair trade principles show up in the Biblical text:

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Three things to consider when buying clergy vestments

If you’re interested in faith, fashion, and sustainability, you might find yourself looking for clergy vestments at some point in your life, either for yourself or for a loved one. Here are three things to keep in mind when looking for that perfect piece:
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