Category Archives: Courtly Love

Academics understand that chivalry isn’t Christian

I came across a page on Chivalry and Courtly Love the other day.  It appears to be lecture notes from DePaul University, and is dated 1998. What nearly all conservative Christians now falsely believe to come from Christianity (chivalry) is … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Traditional Conservatives | 45 Comments

The “no marriage proposals” canard.

During the discussion of The season of singleness commenter innocentbystanderboston (IBB) made a fairly common argument, that women like Wendy Griffith and Allyson Rowe didn’t delay marriage in pursuit of feminist goals, but instead were forced to pursue feminist goals … Continue reading

Posted in Allyson Rowe, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Finding a Spouse, Marriage, Rationalization Hamster, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up, Wendy Griffith | 243 Comments

A chivalrous view of marriage and divorce.

Pastor Russ Dean* at Baptist News Global asks Why do we continue to label the death of a marriage as a ‘failed marriage’? The United States remains one of the most religious nations on the planet, and in my part … Continue reading

Posted in Baptist News Global, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Divorce, New Morality, Pastor Russ Dean, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives | 144 Comments

Chivalry just got even gayer.

Presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg cleverly co-opted chivalry in the service of gay marriage (emphasis mine): Buttigieg, in a speech at LGBTQ Victory Fund National Champagne Brunch in Washington, D.C., referenced the vice president’s less-than-welcoming attitude toward members of the LGBTQ … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, New Morality, Romantic Love, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 225 Comments

Was chivalry the origin of Christian manhood?

In Why Chivalry Is the Catholic Solution to Toxic Masculinity John Horvat II teaches us that Christian manhood wasn’t invented until the Middle Ages.  This would mean that for roughly the first 1,000 years after Christ, Christian men had no … Continue reading

Posted in Adam Piggott, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Traditional Conservatives, Weak men screwing feminism up | 59 Comments