Category Archives: Headship

Wife beaters and the prairie muffins who love them.

Pastor Wilson has a response of sorts up to some of my recent posts. In the meantime, my original 21 theses had apparently been responded to here, which I just now read in the writing of this post, and I am … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Submission | 178 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, Romantic Love, Serial Monogamy, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Wife worship | 122 Comments

Wilson’s intellectual stink bomb.

Pastor Doug Wilson is clearly a smart and learned man.  At times I greatly appreciate his insight, as with his explanation of Luke 22:35–38.  But at other times Wilson stumbles in his writing, and when he is challenged to defend … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Servant Leader, Submission | 118 Comments

Submission with a twist, and denying rebellion.

Pastor Doug Wilson has a new post up titled 21 Theses on Submission in Marriage (HT Hmm).  Taken individually, most of the theses are good, and parts of the post are excellent. For brevity I’ll focus on what I see … Continue reading

Posted in Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Disrespecting Respectability, Duluth Model, Envy, Headship, Marriage, Mary Kassian, Pastor Doug Wilson, Rebellion, Submission, Tim and Kathy Keller, Turning a blind eye | 292 Comments

Real Men Step Up to Fifty Shades of Rationalization.

There is a blog companion to FamilyLife/Dennis Rainey’s Stepping Up® book and video program, and it has a three part series by Scott Williams on Fifty Shades of Grey (50SOG).  With the titles alone, you can’t make this stuff up: What’s a … Continue reading

Posted in 50 Shades of Grey, Book of Oprah, Complementarian, Denial, Dennis Rainey, FamilyLife, Feral Females, Game, Headship, Manliness, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Stepping Up®, Submission, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye, Ugly Feminists, You can't make this stuff up | 160 Comments