Category Archives: Headship

Warhorn interview: Have you stopped beating your wife?

For context regarding this series see this post.  You can also see the whole series.  We are now down to the final two questions.  I’ve separated my final response into two parts, one (this post) for question 8, and another (already sent and … Continue reading

Posted in Domestic Violence, Headship, Nathan Alberson, Pastor Doug Wilson, Pastor Steve Camp, Submission, Warhorn Interview, Warhorn Media | 272 Comments

Call me unchivalrous.

After due consideration I have decided to adopt the label unchivalrous Christian.  The label is more accurate than anti-feminist Christian, or traditional Christian, because antifeminist and traditional Christians almost always stress chivalry as their strategy for fighting against feminism.  Yet … Continue reading

Posted in Chivalry, Costa Concordia, Courtly Love, Crossdressing Theology, De Amore, Death of courtship, Disrespecting Respectability, Fantasy vs Reality, Headship, National Review, New Morality, Romantic Love, Servant Leader, Submission, Titanic, Traditional Conservatives, Turning a blind eye | 154 Comments

A marriage isn’t a military unit.

Commenter Warthog wrote that I have missed Pastor Doug Wilson’s point when he claimed that a husband is like a captain of a ship, and therefore “the man is completely responsible for all the problems [in the marriage]”: Not defending … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Disrespecting Respectability, Domestic Violence, Headship, Marriage, Pastor Doug Wilson, Submission, Turning a blind eye, Weak men screwing feminism up | 115 Comments

How should a Christian husband go about instilling fear in his wife?*

Pastor Doug Wilson writes** in The Great Servant Leadership Mistake (emphasis mine): So what would a genuine servant leadership result in? If it were the real deal, the result would be a greater likelihood of the wife being willing to refer … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Complementarian, Crossdressing Theology, Headship, Pastor Doug Wilson, Servant Leader, Submission | 72 Comments

Headship sleight of hand

Cane Caldo explains in I Am Not Called to “Lead” in the Bible: Our age’s focus on a husband’s leadership is a clever redirect away from the Biblical command for wives to submit and obey. Every instance of Biblical instruction … Continue reading

Posted in Attacking headship, Cane Caldo, Headship, Marriage, Submission | 59 Comments