Category Archives: Disrespecting Respectability

The roots of modern Christian wife worship.

In the discussion of Women as responders, commenter Neguy pointed out that the idea that women are naturally good (so long as their husband is loving) goes much further back than 1972: I think you’ll find that the core of … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Christian Films, Disrespecting Respectability, Kendrick Brothers, Rebellion, Theological Crossdressing, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Wake-up call, Wife worship | 114 Comments

The rational response to high divorce rates.

Note:  Most of the data presented in this post is from family profiles produced by the National Center for Family and Marriage Research (NCFMR) at Bowling Green State University (BGSU).  For brevity when referencing a family profile from the NCFMR … Continue reading

Posted in Data, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Marriage, NCFMR | 225 Comments

A cold calculation.

Child support is the answer to the question “How shall we replace the nuclear family”?  This much is axiomatic, with the only question being how many nuclear families we want to replace.  Radical feminists want to destroy all marriages, or … Continue reading

Posted in Child Support, Cracks in the narrative, Denial, Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Fatherhood, Feminists, Marriage, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Weak men screwing feminism up | 122 Comments

Hacksaw Ridge

Note:  Minor plot spoilers to follow.  You may want to watch the movie before reading this post. I had the chance to catch Hacksaw Ridge the other day, and it is an extremely powerful movie.  I was a bit leery … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Fatherhood, Military, Movies | 55 Comments

Women as responders

In the past I’ve shared Joel and Kathy Davisson’s theology of women as responders. Joel explains in their book: “Can’t the woman be the problem? The man is not always the problem in marriage.” Of course I gestured toward my … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Book of Oprah, Disrespecting Respectability, Divorce, Dr. Paul Hegstrom, Dr. Richard L. Strauss, Game, Joel and Kathy Davisson, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 65 Comments