You've Come a Long Way, Baby!

Oct. 10, 2008 Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian explores how the philosophy of feminism developed and was integrated into our culture. She shares how we, as believers, can know what to do and how to live in order to understand the beauty of what true womanhood is all about.

Running Time: 44 minutes


Announcer: Thank you for listening to this message from True Woman ‘08, Revive Our Hearts' first national women's conference. It's our prayer that God blesses you with His Word and His heart as you listen.

Mary Kassian: Women, you have come a looooong way, baby. You've come a long way. In the late 1960s, the Morris Tobacco Company introduced the slogan, “You've come a long way, baby,” to launch Virginia Slims, their new “women's only” cigarette. In the ads, staged black and white photos picturing the miserable state of women prior to the women's movement were juxtaposed against other photos of far happier, modern women who demonstrated their emancipation from male dominance by smoking Virginia Slims.

In the ad on the left, there are three black and white scenes that depict an arrogant, overweight husband impatiently ringing a bell to have his wife bring him food, a newspaper, and slippers. …

About the Speaker

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian

Mary Kassian is an award-winning author, an internationally renowned speaker, and a frequent guest on Revive Our Hearts. She has written more than a dozen books and Bible studies including Conversation Peace and The Right Kind of Strong. Mary and her husband, Brent, have three grown sons and make their home in Alberta, Canada.