Category Archives: Complementarian

How chivalry (and mamma’s boys) brought us women’s suffrage and feminism.

On the Moral Superiority of Women explains how suffragists turned traditional conservatives’ chivalrous arguments against them.  Chivalry/courtly love teaches that women are the source of manners and morality, and that men are made moral by becoming enslaved by romantic love … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Complementarian, Courtly Love, Feminists, Suffrage, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 53 Comments

A thought experiment.

3 Likewise, wives, be subject to your own husbands, so that even if some do not obey the word, they may be won without a word by the conduct of their wives, 2 when they see your respectful and pure conduct. 3 Do … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Pastor Doug Wilson, Sheila Gregoire, Submission | 70 Comments

Nude selfies and the complementarian male gaze.

While women like Faith Moore and Sheila Gregoire deny women’s temptation to compete for men’s sexual attention, some complementarian feminists admit that this is going on but blame it on the patriarchy.  As complementarian feminist Wendy Alsup explains in her post On Nude … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Dr. John Piper, Hannah Anderson, Modesty, Social Justice Warriors, The Gospel Coalition, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wendy Alsup, Women's Studies | 81 Comments

*Real men* confess their love to the gas station attendant.

Cane Caldo notes: The rebuttals here are hilarious, and fall into two camps. 1. To some people the idea of “man pursues, woman responds” is so important to the arguer that he redefines woo to mean “bought”, and bride-price as … Continue reading

Posted in Cane Caldo, Chivalry, Complementarian, Courtly Love, Death of courtship, Finding a Spouse, Fireproof, Game, Traditional Conservatives | 136 Comments

Mama ain’t happy.

Sheila Gregoire and her fellow Christian Feminists are putting complementarians on notice. Recently she retweeted a call for male allies to fight the patriarchy: This thread will break your heart. We need more men to be allies to push back … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Dr. Douglass Moo, Dr. John Piper, Dr. Paige Patterson, Dr. Wayne Grudem, Lori Alexander, Sheila Gregoire, Social Justice Warriors, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists | 190 Comments