Category Archives: Attacking headship

Modern Christian teachers of the lesson in The Wedding of Sir Gawain.

In The Wedding of Sir Gawain we learn that what women want is sovereynté (control).  If a husband loves his wife, he will grant her the sovereynté that she covets.  As a result of her loving husband granting her sovereynté, the wife will … Continue reading

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Headship is unchivalrous.

Last week I shared the tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight.  Today I’ll share the tale of The Wedding of Sir Gawain.  I fear that fans of last week’s tale will be disappointed to find that today’s tale … Continue reading

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If mama ain’t happy

A few weeks back I quoted a post from Pastor Doug Wilson castigating Christian men for listening to pastors and living by the rule if mama ain’t happy (emphasis mine): When a false definition of servant leadership is mandated for the … Continue reading

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She’s the boss, you’re a guest.

As I’ve been looking at more of Pastor Doug Wilson’s books I’ve noticed that some time around 2004 (perhaps earlier*) he added a new chapter to his theology of marriage.  According to Wilson’s new theology, headship and submission doesn’t apply … Continue reading

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Headship tomorrow and headship yesterday, but never headship today.

“The rule is, jam to-morrow and jam yesterday—but never jam to-day.” “It must come sometimes to ‘jam to-day,’” Alice objected. “No, it ca’n’t,” said the Queen. “It’s jam every other day: to-day isn’t any other day, you know” ― Lewis … Continue reading

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