Category Archives: C.S. Lewis

Defending chivalry’s honor.

Commenter J. J. Griffing disagrees with my use of the term chivalry: Just call it “Courtly Love,” already, @Dalrock. You seem to have no idea what ACTUAL “chivalry” consists of beyond that, but what you call “chivalry” repeatedly is to … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love | 49 Comments

How Lancelot vanquished British Christianity.

In The Death of Christian Britain Callum Brown argues that contrary to the accepted narrative Christianity did not steadily decline in Britain as a result of urbanization and industrialization, but instead suddenly collapsed in the 1960s.  …women, rather than cities or social … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Callum Brown, Chivalry, Courtly Love, The Death of Christian Britain, Wife worship | 95 Comments

Chivalry and biblical marriage can’t coexist.

Swanny River asks: Can someone explain to me what is meant by a marriage depending upon the free will of the married means? Is an arranged marriage an example of people without free will? Women freely divorce and commit adultery … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Romantic Love, Uncategorized | 68 Comments

Blinded by chivalry.

Commenter 7817 asks: Dalrock, have you read Wilson’s post from last year where he says that one of the beautiful things the puritans did was to enshrine Chivalry in marriage? From the post: ” This was the origin of the … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Dave and Ann Wilson, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, John Milton, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wife worship | 97 Comments

C.S. Lewis on the erotic necessity of submission.

In response to my last post reader Gaius Marcius was kind enough to point out the C.S. Lewis quote on erotic necessity: Lewis’s phrase ‘erotic necessity’ is not from That Hideous Strength, but from his Spectator article ‘Equality’ in 1943, … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Game, Pastor Doug Wilson, Submission, Ugly Feminists | 73 Comments