Category Archives: Fred Stoeker

The chivalric rules of love.

French poets, in the eleventh century, discovered or invented, or were the first to express, that romantic species of passion which English poets were still writing about in the nineteenth. They effected a change which has left no corner of … Continue reading

Posted in C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, De Amore, Disrespecting Respectability, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Marriage, New Morality, Pastor Doug Wilson, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Servant Leader, Stephen Arterburn, Wake-up call | 92 Comments

Hail to the V.

Reader Oscar wrote: I finally got around to watching the History Channel’s “Knightfall” fictional series about the final days of the Knights Templar, and imagine my surprise when one of the central plot points is that the Paris Temple Master … Continue reading

Posted in Albert Mohler, Attacking headship, C.S. Lewis, Chivalry, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, Dave and Ann Wilson, Fred Stoeker, New Morality, Non burning bush, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Tim Bayly, Romantic Love, Sir Lancelot, Stephen Arterburn, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Uncategorized, Wife worship | 43 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 | 98 Comments

Complementarian soul essence.

Some readers of my recent series on the book Every Man’s Marriage may feel that I’ve unfairly lumped Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker in with complementarians. After all, their book teaches that the wife is the master, and that the … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Denial, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Servant Leader, She's the boss., Stephen Arterburn, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 45 Comments

That the word of God be not blasphemed

As bad as Stephen Arterburn and Fred Stoeker come off in Every Man’s Marriage, I think Brenda Stoeker comes off the worst. None of this is intentional, as Stephen and Fred are supposed to come off bad for having not … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Every Man's Marriage, Fred Stoeker, Stephen Arterburn, Submission, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, Wife worship | 98 Comments