A reader writes:
I have a question concerning the cut of a woman’s hair. Does the Church discourage or forbid short hair, especially pixie cuts similar in length to men’s hair, on women? I have heard all sides on the argument, and I was wondering your opinion. Much thanks.
No. The Church does not concern itself with matters of fashion except to say that we should aim for modesty. How that looks in different cultures varies with the place and time. A perfectly modest person in period of history might be seen as a wild profligate in another. It depends on the “grammar” with which our clothes and hair speak. So, for instance, a perfectly modest and chaste member of a Kalihari tribal...READ MORE