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Women have legitimate longings that the Church has been afraid to talk about, and books like Fifty Shades of Grey exploit. Whether you are single or married, sexually dead or just looking to revive your sex life, Pulling Back the Shades will address your desire to be both sexual AND spiritual. With solid Biblical teaching and transparent stories, trusted authors Dannah Gresh  and Dr. Juli Slattery, offer an unflinching look at the most personal questions women ask.


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Watch these videos to answer your questions about Pulling Back the Shades.

How do I talk to a friend about Fifty Shades?

What is Pulling Back the Shades?

Wouldn’t reading Fifty Shades of Grey spice up my love life?

Are you against Fifty Shades of Grey because it talks about sex.

It makes me feel good, why is it harmful?

Eroding intimacy in marriage

What is Trade Your Shades?

Why is erotica consider pornography?

Why are woman reading erotica?

About the Authors
Dannah Gresh
Dannah GreshAuthor
Dannah Gresh is a sexuality educator and best-selling author of several faith-based books on the subject such as “And the Bride Wore White.” She has long been at the forefront of a movement to encourage healthy sexual choices and is often called upon to use social science and medical research to defend a conservative, biblical worldview on relationships and sexuality in news media like USA Today,,, Chicago Tribune and Women’s Wear Daily.
Juli Slattery
Juli SlatteryAuthor
Dr. Juli Slattery is a clinical psychologist, author, speaker and co-founder of Authentic Intimacy, an international non-profit designed to minister to women on topics around intimacy. Her books includePassion Pursuit: What Kind of Love Are You Making?, Beyond the Masquerade, No More Headaches, andFinding the Hero In Your Husband. She is a regular blog contributor to Today’s Christian Womanmagazine. Juli has appeared in USA Today, the NY Times, Fox News, and on radio networks throughout the world. Her heart is to help women find healing and fulfillment in their quest for true intimacy.
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Spiritual women have legitimate desires that are seldom addressed-and books like Fifty Shades of Grey are designed to exploit! Yet, spirituality and sexuality were never meant to be mutually exclusive. Dannah Gresh and Dr. Juli Slattery offer an unflinching look at the most personal questions women ask. Single or married, reading erotica or Jane Austen, Pulling Back the Shades will address your desire to be both sexual and spiritual.

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Will You See Mr Grey?

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Dr Juli Slattery & Dannah Gresh held a webinar with live Q&A talking about why you shouldn’t see Fifty Shades of Grey, 5 longings all women have that draw us into erotica, how to talk to your friends about this & God’s design for sex & intimacy.
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Exposing Fifty Shades of Grey

Listen to Juli Slattery, Dannah Gresh and Yvette Maher discuss why erotica is dangerous.

Many women enjoy reading steamy romance novels to escape, but at what cost to true intimacy in their marriage? Women have legitimate longings that the Church has been afraid to talk about, but books like Fifty Shades of Grey exploit them.

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