Category Archives: Courtly Love

St. Jerome, the Puritan.

In his post Obeying Your Double Helix Pastor Doug Wilson recommends the book The Worldly Saints by Leland Ryken.  This is a book I read when I originally wrote about Courtly Love back in December of 2016.  At the time I decided not … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, St. Jerome | 42 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 | 64 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 | 90 Comments

Wilson, Lewis, and Pseudo-Christian Pedestalization Game

As I mentioned in my previous post, Pastor Doug Wilson’s reply to critics of his 21 Theses on Submission in Marriage is titled: And Now a Brief Word for the Wife Beaters Despite the title referring to wife beaters, the … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Game, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 122 Comments

Cucked by Courtly Love.

Cuckoo’s are diabolical parasites.  The video below shows what happens after a cuckoo egg is laid in a Warbler’s nest. The cuckoo chick ejects the real offspring so it can take their place.  The truly disturbing part is that the … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, FamilyLife, Illegitimacy, Stepping Up®, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 235 Comments