Category Archives: Courtly Love

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, 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 | 234 Comments

Was it true love?

I pointed out a few weeks ago that the concept of courtly love has thoroughly changed how we read stories like Gen 29 in the Bible.  Where the Bible describes a very raw sexual passion, we see a modern romance … Continue reading

Posted in Courtly Love, Divorce, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, New Morality, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 79 Comments

LARPing Lancelot

When researching my recent posts I came across a 2013 blog post by “Word Warrior” Barry Jacobsen titled CHIVALRY IS DEAD, LADIES: AND IT’S (PARTIALLY) YOUR FAULT! Jacobsen took the sinking of the Concordia as an opportunity to position himself … Continue reading

Posted in Cartoonish Chivalry, Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Miserliness, The only real man in the room, Turning a blind eye, You can't make this stuff up | 90 Comments

An eyewitness account of WACF.

By way of Encyclopedia Titanica, the words of Titanic survivor Mrs. Emil Taussig as reported by the New York Times on April 22nd 1912: “Only twenty women were near the boat, and these were put in. My daughter Ruth was … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love | 64 Comments